So, it’s a Saturday night with friends. You’ve invited everyone over for a game night, and now, you’re realizing that the only fun things to do are charades and fine conversation. Not the exact idea you had in mind with the massive amount of alcohol in your fridge, is it? What are you going to do?
Or maybe you’re at a sleepover and you’re looking to liven things up, because Tom just said another boring story and you’re about to nod off again.
What’s gonna turn that hangout from a snooze fest to an actual party? GAMES! You need more games! Something fun, maybe a little naughty, maybe a little risque, so, adult board games then.
But the big question is, where can you get those boardgames? Surely, you cannot just walk into any store and get 18+ games. So, you need to know exactly where to look. Well, that’s why we’re here.
But first, chances are that you don’t even know many adult board games. They are obviously not the most popular boardgames around, so, that’s understandable.
So, we will first give you a list of really awesome adult board games, and then we will go ahead to tell you where you can purchase them. Deal? All right, let’s get to it.
Really Awesome Adult Board Games
These games we will be mentioning here are major hits around the world with great reviews online.
Well, in no particular order, here they are:
This is a fun board game because it allows up to 20 or more players to participate, and it is incredibly fun.
So, the game is basically a trivia game and shares similarities with charades. It’s fun because it shows how crazy your friends can be when it comes to guessing out stuff.
So, the point of the game is to get to the finish line on the board and you get this by the number of points gotten from guessing the right answers.
This game is great for parties as well as small get-togethers and the great part is it’s not really unknown stuff so everyone has equal opportunities.
This game is basically charades meets articulate and it’s indeed a great game. It’s always fun watching an opposing team squirm because they feel they got the shorter end of the stick .
So, the board game is simple; two players are selected from each team. These players are then given a category and have to call out names based in the category until one person fails to call out a name within the 15 second time frame given.
The person who fails becomes the loser and the winner gets to pick 6 cards out of the deck of cards.
After having picked out of the deck, the winner gets to act out three of them and the remaining three cards are left for the losers’ team to act out and guess. That should send the competitive spirits spiraling.
It’s a team-based game and it is fun at any event with a few or many participants.
It’s also perfect for any adult, so, you can pull it out at a sleepover or a family reunion.
Another great party game is Codenames, a recent addition to the board game world that happened to become a hit all across the world.
The point of Codenames is to guess what your partner has picked from the deck of cards available. But unlike other guessing games, you have to figure it out by a code mutually agreed on by both of you.
The fun in this board game is seeing how partners work together, ‘cos it forces them to be in line with what the other person is thinking and understand what they’re saying from just few words.
It’s a hugely immersive game and it’s for small group sizes, so, small parties or hangouts are good places to try it out.
4. Cards Against Humanity
This classic card-based game is great for parties and has completely taken over the board game world. Basically, this is the best way to figure how sick your friend’s sense of humor is.
Here’s how this one works, it’s simple; someone is picked to read out a black card which paints a scenario.
The rest of the guests then have to give weird answers to the scenario by picking from the white cards handed out to them, without the initial player seeing which of the cards were picked by whom.
The player then has to figure out who in the audience picked what.
Cards against humanity is an awesome game at parties; it goes to show just how twisted your friend really are. It is not called the game for horrible people for no reason.
It’s been featured on Ellen, and, if you don’t know, she’s a great lover of any game that gets people laughing their heads off.
This game is better with small crowds, so that everyone within the audience or within your group of friends are able to have enough selection cards to answer the questions.
So, we will say this one is more of a game night kind of game. It also has various altered decks, so, you can buy different versions.
5. What Do You Meme?
A great board game that everyone who’s ever been on the internet would absolutely love. Amazon users even rate it above 4.5, putting this game as one of the mostly universally enjoyed board/card games in the market.
The game seeks to make the funniest meme out of the available cards. So, it’s a deck of 465 cards, 360 of which are caption cards, and the rest are pictures.
The aim of the game is to have team members match their captions to the picture pulled to create a hilarious meme. The winner of every round is decided by a constantly changed judge, so, no chance for nepotism here, lol.
It’s a card-based, meme-themed board game, so, things tend to get way over the top if you know what we mean.
So, take our advice, don’t pull it out during a family get-together. Somethings your dad just doesn’t need to hear, you know.
This awesome game is very engaging, and is sure to have everyone laughing at outrageous memes created.
The game has different editions, so, feel free to pick whichever appeals to you. It’s all in your hands
6. Over The Line
Now, this board game is one you will really love if you’re always looking for some over the top fun.
So, basically, Over The Line is a game that’s basically a mashup of Pictionary and charades.
The players are split up into teams and then one person is picked from each team. They draw out a card with an OVER THE LINE phrase or word and then have to act it out or draw it on a board in 90 seconds without making a sound.
The team that correctly guesses 20 cards first wins the game. Now, you’re probably thinking that this is just plain charades, but actually, the point of the game is to give you the most over the top sexual phrases and words to describe.
Get ready to see your friends make utter fools of themselves describing what they’ve picked. Should be beyond a hoot and a half.
Now, of course, you don’t have to be told that this is not a game you want to play with your gramps. This one is more a bridal shower, friends get-together, or party game, especially if you’re looking to get the air charged and the laughs flowing.
Now all these games are great choices and there are still more out there that you can select from. We obviously couldn’t mentioned every single one.
Well, basically, your hangouts no longer need to be boring and you no longer have to be the one everyone bails out on cause nothing fun ever happens at your place. You now have the tools you need.
But now, to the big question, where can one actually get these really awesome adult games?
Where Can You Get Adult Board Games?
If you’re looking for where to buy board games, there are a whole lot of available spaces that cater to these needs. Gameshops exist all over the country and you can walk into any one and pick out what you want yourself.
However, with adult boardgames, it’s not really that easy. There are a lot of shops and retailers who are reluctant to sell games with such strong themes, so, you can’t exactly just stroll into any game shop.
Also, even if that wasn’t an issue, we are pretty sure you’d much rather order games online than actually walk into a store to get one.
So, for our list, we will only be considering online stores where you can purchase these adult games.
Amazon is obviously the first choice as it is one of the (if not the) highest ranked online e-commerce marketplaces for anything you’re looking for.
And if you’re looking to find anything on sale, chances are they probably have it. They also offer a whole lot of discounts so you can be lucky to get them at a bargain.
They also have a a great policy on return backs, and if you’re already an Amazon user and happen to be on the Amazon Prime subscription, you get to enjoy free shipping on your purchases wherever you are.
Make sure to make use of their rating system so you get not just the best services, but also the best products as well.
This site is basically the oldest shopping site online and when we say you can find anything here we really do mean anything.
eBay sells anything and everything, and the great thing about it is that you don’t even need to get the new games. There are perfect fairly used boardgames on here and if you’re really lucky, you could get really rare old ones. And that’s a fun way to spice things up.
eBay also offers shipping and delivery so you’re able to get really good stuff delivered to you directly. Just make sure to check the rating before purchasing. This is so as not to purchase substandard goods.
Walmart has both online and offline stores, so, they provide you the option of ordering online as well as picking up from available stores closest to you.
Wal-Mart also has a wide range of selections to pick from; it’s simply up to you to decide which you want to go for.
Also, like most online stores, they sometimes offer great discounts, so, you just might be able to get Cards against Humanity at a steal.
4. Best Buy
Another online store you can give a try is Best Buy. They do have a pretty wide selection of games and are known for their bargain sales. So, if you’re looking for a relatively cheaper alternative in your search for an adult board game, they’re a good start.
They also happen to offer delivery service, but sometimes only offer in-store sales for some of their products. So, it’s up to you if you’re willing to get your games from them.
From any of these 4 stores, you are sure to find the best adult games in the market.
And well, you can also search out some of these games online and get direct links to their websites. Most board game manufacturers these days are pushing their products out online themselves, so, you should be able to find a website for most of them if they’re available.
So, if you’d rather get any of the boardgames we recommended today from the manufacturers themselves, it’s really up to you.
The great thing about taking this route is you get to see if your favorite games have other editions you can order, and sometimes there’s a bargain available on most of these sites. You simply just need to look for it.