Host a Monopoly, Scrabble, Risk game night while staying at home – WSB-TV Channel 2


With each passing day, government officials are offering more advice to limit the spread of the coronavirus. From social distancing to closing restaurants and bars to staying home, these recommendations try to keep us all safe, but in the process, limit our time spent with friends and family.

It can get a little boring.

So why not bring back game night? With all the apps, online games, smartphones and computers, it’s easier than ever to enjoy game nights while socially distancing yourself.

Scrabble

Sure, there’s Words With Friends, but if you want to play the original word game, check out Scrabble Go. The game includes the official Scrabble board, tiles, and a dictionary to catch words your friends made up.

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RISK

Compete against your friends and family for world domination with this classic board game. It could also help children to learn where different countries are located. The classic version is free.

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UN!

Get ready to shout Uno into your phone! This is the card game you grew up on, but on steroids. The online version includes new rules, tournaments, adventures and more.

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Solitaire course

Raise your hand if you’re still playing solitaire on your phone or computer. It could be the original time-waster game loaded on older smartphones and tablets. To add some fun to the card game, try Fairway Solitaire. “The lonely has become a little less lonely! »The site notes. The game throws a bit of golf, beautiful scenery, and high jink gopher into the traditional game. Reconnect with old friends or create new ones online to unlock rewards and achieve new goals.

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Mario kart

Your kids will think it’s old school, but there’s no denying the fun you’ll have running kids, friends and family in this multiplayer game. Race up to seven other runners at a time.

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Fortnite

Yes, desperate times call for desperate measures. Of course, you’d rather play UNO against your old high school friends, but with all the downtime, enjoy a game your kids love while playing with your kids. You’ll probably end up hiding in a bush or the corner of a house, but at least you’ll have a good time together.

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These cost a few dollars

No one likes spending money on apps, but consider board game versions of them costing $ 20 or more. Add that we could all be subject to stay-at-home orders for several weeks and what is a few dollars?

Monopoly

The classic board game comes to life with a bustling 3D city, play on a board featuring local properties and enjoy Monopoly again. There is even a quick mode for faster games, but endless in immediate view, what’s the rush? Create a private multiplayer game to compete against your friends and family.

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Hint: the classic mystery board game

Was it Professor Peacock with the candlestick in the library? Compete against your friends with the classic game.

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You don’t know Jacques

Are you a fan of anecdotes? Do you like pop culture? Try this Jackbox Games offer. See which of your friends has the most useless knowledge stored in their brain. For more fun, have everyone join Google Hangouts or Zoom while playing. With it, not only can everyone fight for the supremacy of trivia, but everyone can chat between questions and see each other while playing.

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