Games for People Who Don't Want to Play a Game with You - August 2020

Sometimes it's time to play a game and people don't want to play a game! What do you do? You still play a game (obviously), you just pick one of the ones on this list!

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Age: 4+

Players: 2+

Rating: 9/10

OranguTwang

The process of playing the game is so fun that you don't really care if you lose. Place the fruit pieces on the Orangutang but be very careful, you don't want to make him go twang! One of our favorite play date games.

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Age: 5+

Players: 2-3

Rating: 8/10

Rock Paper Scissors War!

Two classic games combined, plus super heroes. Virtually no explanation needed to get going and it's really fun, especially when you add a third player and get three way wars!

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Age: 8+

Players: 2

Rating: 10/10

Klask

Magnetic, coffee table sized air hockey with a few extra rules and additions to make it even more fun. Great for kids, great for adults, everyone loves this one!

 

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Age: 6-Adult

Players: 2

Rating: 8/10

Super Mario Power Up Card Game

Basically a simple video game but board game style. Lowest value card loses a life each round so you trade cards and use special powers to try to edge out your opponents. 

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Age: 8+

Players: 4-6

Rating: 9/10

Cover Your Assets

Match the pairs and play them on your own pile of assets or steal your opponents assets by creating a pair. Simple premise, small amount of strategy, great game to play with your family!

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Age: 4+

Players: 2-3

Rating: 8/10

Loopin' Chewie

Star Wars theme is always a win! Great option for a play date game, just press the go button and try to take out the other storm troopers with Chewbacca in the Millenium Falcon before they take out you!

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Age: 5+

Players: 2-4

Rating: 10/10

Outfoxed!

Someone hates losing? Play a cooperative game! Win or lose together in this cute and engaging whodunit. Roll the dice, use the secret decoder, and catch the correct fox thief!

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Age: 8+

Players: 2-4

Rating: 10/10

Yamslam

Yahtzee spin-off that's faster, more competitive, easier to keep track of score, comes with a felt lined board that should be required of all dice games, and takes about two seconds to get the rules explained and get up and running on a game. 

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Age: 8+

Players: 2-4

Rating: 9/10

Roll for it!

Roll the dice to match the cards. Not a speed game, turn based. Easy to learn and fun to play, great for a family gathering!

 

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Age: 8+

Players: 1

Rating: 8/10

Cat Stax

It's like a series of puzzle challenges with cat pieces. Great to play solo or work on as a team. 

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