Some of the best games out there are free and could be used with friends and family over FB Rooms (or Zoom).
If you have other suggestions – please let me know.
|Name||Why you should play it?||Online version||Comments|
|Settlers Of Catan||Negotiation and trading – fun fun fun||https://www.catan.com/game/catan-universe||Free/Paid.|
|Among Us||A classic from the NRiB OGs||https://store.steampowered.com/app/945360/Among_Us/||Free.|
A Fun one with co-workers as well.
|Draw battle||Show your super power drawing skills||https://drawbattle.io/||Free|
|Jackbox.tv||Great production value, variety of modes, easy drop in/drop out||https://jackbox.tv/||Paid|
|Poker||Tons of clients out there! Would probably work best as directly advertised poker game night. Black Tie not required but encouraged||https://www.pokernow.club/||Many more options|
|Escape Room||There’s a few self-run online escape rooms that I’ve annecdotally heard are quite fun (better than some chaperoned virtual escape rooms)||Many options – Google will help here|
Here is one example
A great way to learn about your friends…
|Spaceteam||A game of coordination amidst chaos: what better way to build teamwork and camaraderie||Mobile app||Free|
|Word Up||Zero learning curve, runs quick and smooth||Mobile app||Free|
|One Night Ultimate Werewolf||Similar to Among Us, this game of deception moves fast and has just one round||https://netgames.io/games/onu-werewolf/||Free – A Fun one… lots of laughs.|
|Codenames||Easy to learn, fun to play, scales to any number of players||https://codenames.game/||Free|
|Avalon||This game of deception involves imperfect knowledge in the midst of good vs evil. Similar to One Night Ultimate Werewolf, but consists of five rounds instead of one||https://avalon.fun/||Free|