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If you’re looking for some new and exciting games to play on your next game night, you’ve come to the right place! This blog post will discuss 10 fun games that are perfect for a game night with friends. Whether you’re looking for a party game that will get everyone laughing or a strategic game that will test your brainpower, we have something for everyone. So put on your game face, and let’s get started!

Stardew Valley Board Game

If you’re a fan of the video game Stardew Valley, then you’ll love this board game. In the game, players take on the role of farmers working in co-op to restore the dilapidated farm to its former glory. The game is perfect for players who are fans of the video game or for those who enjoy board games with many strategic elements. You’ll need to work with your fellow farmers to plant and harvest crops, explore the mines, and complete community bundles. But be warned: plenty of obstacles will get in your way! Will you be able to work together to master the game before the year’s end?


This is a tile-based game in which players build the landscape of southern France. The game is perfect for those who enjoy strategy games and those who like games with a bit of luck. Players will need to use their wits to place their tiles so they can score the most points. But be careful! The landscape is ever-changing, and you’ll need to adapt your strategy as the game progresses. The game is perfect for up to five players and can be enjoyed by both children and adults.


Bang! is a card game that pits players against each other in a fast-paced battle of wits. Outlaws attempt to take down the Sheriff while deputies try to protect him. The game is simple to learn but challenging to master and provides players with a unique blend of strategy and luck. Bang! is perfect for those who enjoy party games full of surprises.

Ticket to Ride

Ticket to Ride is a cross-country train adventure board game that has captivated players of all ages since its release in 2004. The game is designed for 2-5 players and can be played in about an hour. Players collect sets of coloured train cards, which they then use to claim routes on the board, earning them points. The player who collects the most points by the end of the game wins. The game is simple to learn but offers enough strategic depth to keep players engaged for many repeat plays. Plus, with numerous expansion packs available, there’s always something new to try.


What games night would be complete without this classic game? Catan is a perfect choice for those who enjoy games that require planning and resource management. In the game, players must build settlements and roads to gain control of the island of Catan. But beware: limited resources are available, so you’ll need to trade wisely with your opponents to succeed. The game is simple enough to be learned quickly but offers enough depth to keep players engaged for hours. 

Scotland Yard

This is a great board game, perfect for those who enjoy games with a lot of suspense. In the game, one player takes on the role of Mr X, while the other players are detectives working together to track him down. The game is set in London, and players must use their wits and deduction skills to solve the clues and catch Mr X. The game can be enjoyed by up to six players and is perfect for those who want a good mystery.


Werewolf is perfect for those who enjoy games with a lot of deception. In the game, players take on the role of either werewolves or villagers. The werewolves must use their cunning and deceit to kill off the villagers, while the villagers must use their deductive skills to root out the werewolves. The game is perfect for large groups and is sure to get everyone laughing and shouting. Each player is given a card that dictates their role.

The game begins with players closed in a room, and the werewolves are given a chance to secretly confer. Once the werewolves have been given the opportunity to plan, the game begins. The werewolves will start killing off the villagers one by one. It is up to the remaining villagers to figure out who the werewolves are before it is too late. The game ends when fewer villagers than werewolves are left alive, or all the werewolves have been identified. Werewolf is a fast-paced and thrilling game that will definitely liven up any party.


Maybe a bit too close to home for comfort these days, but Pandemic is a cooperative game in which players must work together to save the world from a deadly disease. The game is perfect for those who enjoy games with a lot of suspense and excitement. Players must use their knowledge and skills to expertly navigate the world map, treating diseases and keeping them under control. They must be careful not to let any disease get out of hand, or it could lead to disastrous consequences. The game is exhilarating, and it’s sure to keep players on the edge of their seats the whole time. If you’re looking for a game that’s suspenseful, thrilling, and just fun, then you need to look no further than Pandemic.

The Pretender

This game is all about deception and acting. The basic premise is that there is an imposter among a group of friends, and it’s up to the others to figure out who they are. Players take turns selecting a category card and choose one of the options on that card for everyone to act out. Be careful; the imposter could guess the correct answer from your acting and manage to stay hidden! It’s a delicate balancing act between giving away too much and not enough information. The game can be hilarious to watch. This game is perfect for those who love to act and deceive their friends. It’s a great way to get everyone involved and laughing, and it can be played with any number of people.


This game usually ends up with a lot of laughter and some fascinating drawings. The game works with players taking turns to draw a word or phrase on a piece of paper, then passing it on for the next person to write what they think the drawing is. This drawing/writing pattern continues around the table until the original artist gets their own board back. At this point, they reveal what the word or phrase actually was. The results can be hilarious and a great way to get everyone involved. And good news for those of us who aren’t gifted at drawing – it doesn’t matter how good your drawing skills are; in fact, it can often be funnier if you’re not too good!

So there you have it, ten great games to liven up your next game night. Whether you’re looking for something fast-paced and exciting or a little more light-hearted, there’s sure to be a game on this list that’s perfect for you. So round up your friends, break out the snacks and drinks, and get ready for a night of fun!

Do you have a favourite games night game that’s not on this list? Contact me to share.