Video and online games have essentially replaced the need for actual human interaction. With us now having a substantial amount of family time, why not make it fun? Put away the cell phones, iPads, laptop, and anything else that is a distraction and pull out a board game for some healthy competition. It's a great way to spend some quality time together and you might just have some fun! These are some of the best family board games for 2020.
Who doesn't love the Family Feud?! This game show started in 1976 and is still a beloved hit. Most of us will probably never make it on the show, but this game is the next best thing. This trivia version provides hundreds of questions for players to choose from. Let the laughter begin!
Heist is a game that tests how level headed you can stay when trying to crack open a safe and steal all of the loot. You and your team have been contacted by the boss, challenging you to pull off the Heist of the century: crack a safe filled with gold in 5 minutes or less and collect 50 million in cold hard cash along the way! Players of all ages will love this game.
This is another oldie, but goodie. With cards for kids and adults, the whole family can get a kick out of this fun-filled family edition. With 1,200 questions (600 for adults, 600 for kids) you'll never run out of the learning, laughing, and fun.
This is one of the best board games for family game night. The object is to stump the other players from singing a song with your word in it. If you're looking for a hilarious game to entertain your family and friends, then this is it. Time spent playing this game doubles as an opportunity for kids to build confidence when it comes to expression and creativity. It's fun, fast paced, full of laughs and perfect for family game night.
No Stress Chess teaches players the moves of all the Chess pieces. The game is played on a regulation Chess board, but doesn’t require the movement knowledge or planning of Standard Chess. A great introduction to those who are new to the game of chess.
The Hearing Things Game has players guessing what they think their teammate is saying by reading their lips. One player puts on the speech-cancelling electronic headphones and the other player says the random phrase shown on the card. Includes 1 set of game headphones with built-in sounds and timer, 150 cards, and game guide.
Leap into a game of Classic Twister on the next family game night for loads of laughs and family fun. Twister was patented by Charles F. Foley and Neil Rabens in 1966, but it did not become a success until actress Eva Gabor played it with Johnny Carson on television's Tonight Show on May 3, 1966.
Watch Ya' Mouth ultimate edition is the best selling, funny, mouth guard party game! Teams of players, hindered by cheek re-tractors, strive to read and speak out phrases from 4 unique card decks: classic, rhyme time, pop culture and head to head. The ultimate edition comes with 10 mouthpieces, sand timer and 210 family-safe phrases.
Designed to reintroduce a love of family games for a screen-obsessed generation. This family-appropriate card game prompts players with fill-in-the-blank questions, and each person chooses a card from their hand that they think fits best with the question. Brings families together through laughter and actual human interaction.
Exploding kittens is a card game for people who are into kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats. In this highly-strategic, kitty-powered version of Russian roulette, players draw cards until someone draws an exploding kitten, at which point they explode, they are dead, and they are out of the game -- unless that player has a defuse card, which can defuse the kitten using things like laser pointers, belly rubs, and catnip sandwiches. With almost 25,000 positive reviews on Amazon, this game is "quirky, funny, and flexible game that provides actual interaction in a light and funny way.”