With the festive season being just around the corner, and Christmas Day is going to be here before we know it, I thought it would be appropriate to round up the top 10 best card games to play with family and friends together these holidays.
From Exploding Kittens to your classic game of UNO, here’s the Top 10 card games that must be played this Christmas.
1. Sushi Go
A game for 2-5 players, Sushi Go is a quick, easy to understand and fun little game for all ages. Each game can be finished in under 15 minutes, and you’ll probably find yourself coming back for more.
This fast pace game requires you score points by making the most maki rolls or for collecting a full set of sashimi which results in an amusing battle over cards and needs you to think fast on your feet.
2. Cards Against Humanity
Although not suitable for kids, Cards Against Humanity is a party game perfect for the adults. The game is simple, in which players complete questions or fill-in-the-blank statements in order to achieve the funniest, most provocative combination. This game can be played with 3 – 20+ players.
3. Monopoly Deal
Your classic Monopoly game, with all the fun but in a stack of cards. In this fast-paced, addictive game, your luck can change in the play of a card. The goal is to collect 3 complete property sets whilst being aware of Debt Collectors, Forced Deals and Deal Breakers. This game is suitable for all ages and can be played with 3-5 players.
4. Exploding Kittens
This highly strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian Roulette is the perfect game to play with family and friends this Christmas. The aim is to draw cards from the deck without drawing the ‘Exploding Kitten’. The game gets more and more intense with each card that’s drawn, as the smaller the deck, the more likely you are to draw an Exploding Kitten. This game is suitable for all ages, quick and short and can be played with 2-5 players.
5. What Do You Meme?
This original party game is not intended for children, however is a strategic card game created for meme-loving adults. What Do You Meme also comes in a family edition for a more PG suitable version. This card game contains 435 cards where you compete to create the funniest meme combination by pairing Caption Cards with Photo Cards.
7. Skip Bo
A card game for 2 to 6 players, the objective of this game is to be the first player to play all the cards in your STOCK pile by playing cards in numerical order, 1 to 12. This game is suitable for all ages and is the ultimate sequencing card game made by the creators of UNO. Players are required to use skill and strategy to create sequential stacks of cards.
8. New Phone, Who Dis?
A card game similar to Cards Against Humanity except it’s with texting. In this game, a player draws a “sent” card and all other players choose from their hand to find the most inappropriate response. You can’t blame autocorrect for what you’re about to say!
9. Clue Card Game
The classic mystery board game now has a twist as a fast, fun card game! This card game is an exciting strategy game where in this version, players use Evidence cards and Case Files to gather information and eliminate suspects. Kids can enjoy a different kind of clue game play with this fast-paced game.
10. Guess Who? Card Game
A twist on guess who, this version is just the game on cards. This quick-playing card game is a convenient way of playing Guess Who? And can be transported anywhere as it’s just a stack of cards. It’s fun for the whole family and can be played from ages 5+.