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These 20 board games are the most fun party games for adults! Game night doesn’t have to be boring with these entertaining adult party games that grown-ups will actually WANT to play! 

Fun Board Games for Adults

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There are lots of adult board games available on the market today, and I’m sure that you’ve likely heard of Cards Against Humanity, the often inappropriate (but completely hysterical!) adult version of Apples to Apples. There are many risque adult party games out there, but today’s list of The Best Adult Party Board Games only includes clean and wholesome games – perfect for the office party or groups of people that are just getting to know each other!

The Best Party Games for Adults: Fun Board Games

Exploding kittens is a card game for people who are into kittens and explosions and laser beams and sometimes goats

Exploding Kittens

Exploding Kittens made Kickstarter history by being the most backed project and most highly funded game ever! In this highly-strategic, kitty-powered card game 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. All of the other cards in the deck are used to move, mitigate, or avoid the Exploding Kittens.

Telestrations: The Telephone Game Sketched Out


Telestrations is the visual version of the classic “telephone game” where you draw what you see on a piece of paper, then guess what you saw for hilarious and unpredictable outcomes. It’s miscommunication at its best!

codenames party board game for adults and kids


Codenames is a social word game with a simple premise and challenging game play. Two rival spymasters know the secret identities of 25 agents. Their teammates know the agents only by their codenames. The teams compete to see who can make contact with all of their agents first, and everyone wants to avoid the assassin!

last word fun word game for families

Last Word

Last Word is the perfect quick-paced party game! Be the first player to advance to the finish by creatively connecting subjects and letters, while racing a random-interval timer and the other players. Think you could get the last word?

What Do You Meme? An adult party game for meme-lovers.

What Do You Meme?

Do you have what it takes to out-meme your friends? What Do You Meme is a fast paced adult party game. Compete with a number of players and choose the best combinations.

smart ass hilarious board game for adults

Smart Ass

Smart Ass is a fast paced trivia game where it’s OK to yell out the answer, even when it’s not your turn! Be the first to answer the Who, What, and Where Am I questions, and move closer to being the ultimate Smart Ass! A quickly moving trivia game where it pays to talk first!

double ditto word game for kids and adults

Double Ditto

To Play Double Ditto, pick a card, read it out loud, and then quickly write down 2 answers you think other players will also write. Laugh or cry as you discover whether you were able to match any answers with other players.  

game for fame party board game

Game for Fame

Game for Fame is the best-selling party board games for families and friends which has left many Amazon reviewers “crying with laughter.” Can you pull of a convincing Russian accent?, Get your mouth around the trickiest of tongue-twisters? Gargle the national anthem? Under the pressure of the timer, these and more crazy and funny challenges might not be as easy as they sound!

we didnt playtest this at all funny game for adults

We Didn’t Playtest This at All

The most aptly named game ever. We Didn’t Playtest This at All is an exceptionally silly and awesome game where your objective is to win. Simple enough. Sadly, all of your opponents have the same simple goal and they are trying to make you lose. Between rock paper scissors battles, being eaten by a random dragon, or saved by a kitten ambush, there are many hazards to avoid.  

rollick fun party game for adults


ROLLICK!, is a hit party game that’s a fast and furious team charades competition! The entire team collaborates together to act out clues for one or more person(s) to guess. Teams have 60 seconds to attempt to guess as many clues or phrases as possible. The team with the most points at the end of the game wins!

mad gab hilarious word game for adults

Mad Gab

Mad Gab is a funny, fast-paced game where teams work to decipher groups of unrelated words into real phrases before time runs out. For example, when you quickly say ‘Canoe Key Pace He Grit’, it sounds like ‘Can you keep secret?’ Teams have two minutes to sound out three puzzles, and the quicker you guess, the more you score.

say anything funny friend board games

Say Anything

Say Anything will have your friends talking and laughing in minutes! Every player answers a fun question like “What’s the worst thing to say to a cop after getting pulled over?” or “Who’s the most annoying celebrity in show business?” Then players try to choose which answer the judge will like best.  

hedbanz funny guessing game for adults

Hedbanz for Adults

If you have children, you’re probably already familiar with Hedbanz, a wacky and quick question game of “What am I?” Well, now there’s Hedbanz for Adults! Ask “yes” or “no” questions to figure out what the card on your headband is – everyone knows except you!

anomia party board game for adults


Anomia plays off the fact that our minds are positively brimming with all sorts of random information; things to eat, pop songs, websites, etc. Easy to learn, fun to play over and over again, Anomia will have any group of friends or family shouting and laughing out loud as they try to beat each other to the punch.

been there done that party board game for crowds

Been There Done That

Milked a Cow? Traveled to Europe? Missed a Flight? Been to Disney World? Find out the answers in this hit party game, Been There Done That. From the outrageous places traveled to the basic things people do every day, you’ll be amazed by the things you learn! This easy-to-play game is a great ice breaker for groups of new friends and a must have at every family game night.

bang board game by edge

Bang!: The Dice Game

Bang!: The Dice Game is a fast paced dice game has been described as a cross between poker (bluffing) and Yahtzee (rolling specific combinations to achieve different objects and levels) where players mask and defeat their Wild West enemies, keep up with the Indians, and challenge fate to bring their team to victory!

fact or crap hilarious trivia guessing game for adults

Fact or Crap

Fact or Crap? The Archer Fish can spit water up to 150cm in order to shoot down prey into the water: In this fast paced trivia game, you can wow the opposition with how much you know! From the day to day to the truly bizarre, you will be asked the one question that really counts: Is it FACT or CRAP?

5 second rule game for adult parties

5 Second Rule

It should be easy to name 3 breeds of dogs—but can you do it under the pressure of 5 seconds twisting down, and with the other players staring at you, waiting for you to get totally flustered? In 5 Second Rule, time is not on your side, so just say what comes to mind and risk ridiculous answers slipping out as time twirls down on the unique twisted timer! It’s all in good fun with this fast-paced game where you have to Just Spit it Out!

No matter what type of party or game night you are hosting, these fun board games for adults are sure to be the perfect party games! Don’t forget to pin this idea for later and follow me on Pinterest for more creative ideas and inspiration! What’s your favorite board game?


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  1. I have definitely played five second rule and Headbanz but I have never played exploding kittens or game for fame! These will have to get on my New Year’s Eve game night list, they sound like so much fun!