Brainteasers are a fun way of keeping the mind sharp and keeping it from rusting, but it would be more entertaining if you had someone to play or compete with. There are tons of games out there that you can play with friends, and here are a few.
1. Scrabble GO
Scrabble is among the best classic family board games on the market. It’s been around for more than eight decades, as mentioned in Good House Keeping. It was released in 2020 and has over two million players. Even when your friends are unavailable, you can play with strangers.
Luckily for you, you can play with friends online through its app. There are plenty of other apps that have the same premise, but nothing beats the original. You can even connect it to your Facebook account to find and invite friends easily.
This app is good for up to ten players when you want to have a fun game with friends remotely. With Kahoot, you can create quizzes in either multiple choice or true or false form, and then the game creates a pin code.
Your friends can join your live quiz by entering the code that the game generated upon making the quiz. If you want to add more than ten players, you can buy the game for $9.99 per month. You won’t even have to do it consistently. Just when you feel like using the app with more than ten people.
Charades might seem impossible when you and your friend are not in one place. Not to worry, Houseparty has made it possible for you. You can play a charades-like game through the game’s video chat feature.
Invite your friends to a chat in Houseparty, and then tap on the dice icon in the upper-right corner of the screen. Select Heads Up! To launch a new game. There are plenty of decks you can choose from and you can buy more for about a dollar.
4. Psych! Outwit Your Friends
Here’s a way for you to test how well your friends know your tells. With this app, each player will take turns fabricating fake answers to the trivia questions. The players who will guess which one is the right answer gets a point. It’s pretty simple yet it can make your friends question their choices.
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5. Draw Something with Friends
If you love Pictionary, you’ll love this. The way it works is you have to draw something that resembles the word that the game provides, as suggested by Beebom. You and your friends will take turns, of course.
You can work with multiple colors to make your drawing pop out and easier to guess. Every update will give you a new roster of words to draw and guess, ranging from pop culture, science, food, house items, animals, and more.
6. Boggle with Friends
If you’ve played physical Boggle before, then you’ll probably feel nostalgic for the loud noise it makes as you shake it. The mobile version won’t have that same element, but you still have fun with your friend either way!
Do your best to find the most word combinations within the four-by-four tile setup of letters. The one with the most words wins. If your friends aren’t around, you can even choose to play with strangers online to pass the time.
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