Party Games

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As I have two groups of four kids now in our game club, I sometimes combine them for certain games. I started collecting games for six or more people.

This is a list I made in order to help me to pick the right games based on the number of players I have.

Bang (4-8 players, best with 6-7 players, 20-40 min)
bang

One Night Ultimate Werewolf (4-10 players, best with 6-8 players, 10 min)
one night werewolf

Mascarade (5-13, best with 7-8 players, 30 min)
mascarade

Cash N Guns (4-8 players, best with 6-8, 30 min)
cash n guns

Double Ditto (4-10 players or more)
double ditto

Codenames (teams, 4-8+, best with 6 or 8)
Codenames

Taboo (4-10 players, best with 6 or 8 players)
Taboo

Reverse Charades (6-12 players)
reverse charades

Apples to Apples –we have the Junior version but this family version is great ( 4-10+ players, best with 6-8)
apples to apples

Dixit (4-6 players, best with 5-6 players, 30-45 min)
Dixit

Skull (4-6 players, best with 5-6 players, 45 min)
skull

Pit (4-8, best with 6-8 players, 30 min)
pit

Loot (3-4, or 6,8 players, 30 min)
Loot

Pictionary (again, we have also the junior version, 4-12 players, best with 6-8)
Pictionary Jr.

7 Wonders  (3-7, best with 4 or 5 players, 30 min)
7 wonders

Cockroach Poker (3-6 players, best with 4-5 players, 20-30 min)
Cockroach Poker

 Coup (3-6 players, best with 5 players, 15 min). You can also buy the expansion (Coup Reformation) of the game, which lets you play with up to 10 people.
coup

The Resistance (5 -10 players, best with 7)–I don’t own this title but read reviews that it is great with expansions. A lot of people prefer Resistance Avalon, which is what I got. You can always read on the differences of the two on BoardGameGeek.
resistance

The Resistance: Avalon (5-10, best with 7-8, 30 min)
avalon

Bohnanza (3-7 players, best with 5, 45 min)
bohnanza

Spyfall (4-8 players, best with 6, 20 min)
spyfall

 

Jamaica (3-6 players, best with 6, 30-60 min)
jamaica

The Great Dalmuti (4-7, best 6-7 players, 60 min)
the great dalmuti

Mysterium (3-7 players, best with 5-6, 45 – 60 min)
mysterium

Betrayal At House On The Hill (3-6, best with 5-6 players, 60 min)
Betrayal

Citadels (up to 7 players, best with 5, 20-60 min) — new, cheaper version here.
citadels

PicWits (4-10 players)
picwits

Saboteur (5-10, best with 7-8 players, 30 min)
saboteur

Grandpa Beck’s Skull King (3-6, best 4-6 players, 30 min)
skull king


Clue
(3-6, best with 4-5 players, 45 min)
clue

Colt Express (3-6 players, best 5-6 players, 40 min)
colt express

Camel Up (3-8 players, best with 4-5, 30 min)
camel up

 

Grandpa Beck’s Cover Your Assets (3-6, best 4-5 players, 30 min)
Cover your assets

King of Tokyo (2-6 players, best 4-5 players, 30-45 min)
king of tokyo

Poo The Card Game (2-8 players, best with 5, 20 min)

poo

 Exploding Kittens (3-5, best 4-5 players, 15 min)
exploding kittens

Gubs (2-6 players, best with 3-4, 20-30 min)
gubs

Five Crowns (3-7 players, best with 4, 30 min)
five crowns

Tsuro: The Game of the Path (2-8 players, best with 4 or 6, 20 min) My daughter dislikes this game for some reason but it provides a nice, quiet break from heavier games.
tsuro

 

Rat-A-Tat-Cat  (2-6 players, best with 4, 10-15 min)

rat a tat cat

Sushi Go! (2-5 players, best with 4, 15 min)
sushi go

The Wizard  (3-6 players, best 4-5, 45 min)
wizard

Captain Sonar (age 12 and up, 6-8 players is best, although you can play with 2 or more, 45-60 min)
Captain sonar

Snake Oil (4-9 players, best with 5-6, 30 min)

snake oil

Two Rooms and a Boom (theoretically from 6 people and up but most people say that it is not a good game until you have at least 10 players, I’d love to have it on hand and play with both kids and parents sometimes, 15 min)
two rooms and a boom

Decrypto (4-8 players, best with 4, 6, 15 – 45 min)

Deception: Murder in Hong Kong (5-12 players, best with 7-8, 20 min)
deception

Telestrations (5-8+, best with 8 players, we have a version for 12)

telestrations

Samurai Spirit (1-7 players, 30 minutes)

Timeline Diversity (2-8 players, best with 4 players, 15 min)

Werewords (4-10 players, best with 6 – 7 players, 10 min)

Jungle Speed (3-8, best with 5-6 players, 10 min or more). We also have the expansion with more cards.

 

On My Wish List

Rise of Augustus (2-6 players, best with 3-4, 30 min)

rise of augustus

Concept (I read that the rules are not great but you can make up your own, but it is a lot of fun to play, especially with 6 or 8 people, 2-12+ players, 45 min)
Concept

Charterstone (1-6 players, best with 6, 45-75 min)
charterstone

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