Category: Card Games

Cards Against Humanity

Cards Against Humanity is a game where a raunchy question is presented or a phrase needs to be completed. Players each lay down the cards or card pertaining to the answer. The dealer each round decides which card wins. Give the funniest answers the most times during the game to win. This game comes with 500 white cards that you will need to use in order to answer the prompts that are given on the black cards. The game has its own rules and other rules that you can choose to play with outside of the standard rules. Number of players: 4-20+
Recommended ages: 17+
Estimated playtime: 30-90 minutes

Lost Cities: The Card Game

Lost Cities: The Card Game by Thames & Kosmos is a game that puts two explorers out on a mission to research and explore different corners of the earth. You can explore a range of exciting places such as a Central American rainforest, Himalayan mountains, Egyptian deserts, volcanos, the depths of the sea and more. The player that ends up with the highest score will be the winner of the game. Lost Cities: The Card Game is intended to be played with two players ages eight and up. The game lasts for approximately 60 minutes. Number of players: 2
Recommended ages: 10+
Estimated playtime: 30 minutes

Spyfall

A great party game with endless replay value, Cryptozoic Entertainment’s Spyfall Card Game puts players in the shoes of a spy. This simple to learn card game involves asking plenty of questions, giving plenty of bluffs and knowing the right things to say. Players get a card that tells them where they are located, while one of the players gets a spy card instead of a location card. The spy will win the round if they can figure out what location they are in before the round is up by asking questions and giving careful answers. Number of players: 3-8
Recommended ages: 13+
Estimated playtime: 15+ minutes

The Oregon Trail Card Game

For many people, one of their first memories of playing a video game or using a computer in school is playing the classic game, The Oregon Trail. This game is nostalgic in that way, and for those who want to relive their early gaming years, The Oregon Trail Card Game by Pressman Toy is for you. This game follows the classic style of Oregon Trail in a cooperative style that moves players along the trail, playing Supply Cards to survive the obstacles waiting ahead. This game is intended for 2 to 6 players ages 12 and up and will take around 30 minutes or less to play. Number of players: 2-6
Recommended ages: 12+
Estimated playtime: 30 minutes

One Deck Dungeon

A cooperative game that requires one to two players, One Deck Dungeon by Asmadi Games is a similar game to classic Dungeons and Dragons styles that requires no setup. It uses cards and dice that let you jump right into the action and fight villains right away. You can use cards in different ways as stat-boosters, skills and potions, encounters with beings or as experience, allowing you to go into the dungeon alone or with a friend. This is the tabletop version of popular dungeon games where you do your best to survive against a slew of nasty beasts and monsters. Number of players: 1-2
Recommended ages: 8+
Estimated playtime: 30-45 minutes

Splendor

The challenging economic and finance based Splendor by Asmodee is an intricate game that lets players 10 and up step into the role of a jeweler who wants to become wealthy during the exciting Renaissance era. These jewelers begin by gathering together raw gems, and then coming by the necessary means that you need to transport them to and fro. From there, you will need craftsmen to shape them and then a shop where you can sell the jewels for money. This board game takes around one hour to play and can accommodate two to four players. Number of players: 2-4
Recommended ages: 10+
Estimated playtime: 30 minutes

Set

Winner of more than 45 Best Game awards, SET: The Family Game of Visual Perception by SET Enterprises is a game suited for ages six and up. It is a fast-paced game that challenges the whole family to find as many SETs as they can by matching pieces together. Well loved by teachers, this game has a lot of educational value and helps to increase mental alertness and agility. It can be played solo or in a group for maximum fun. There are no turns to be taken and no luck to be had in this game that promotes swift thought and action. Number of players: 1+
Recommended ages: 6+
Estimated playtime: 15-30 minutes

Hanabi

Hanabi by R & R Games is a challenging co-op card game that gets players working together to build a wonderful fireworks display. Because it is dark outside, players don’t really know what they are working with, and this is brought to life by the way the players hold their cards so that only their teammates can see what they have. Teammates must give each other verbal information and retain it long enough to guess which cards need to be played at the right time, working together to build a remarkable fireworks show. This game can be played by two to five people and takes around 20 to 30 minutes to play. Number of players: 2-5
Recommended ages: 8+
Estimated playtime: 20-30 minutes

Bang!

Bang! by Da Vinci is a game set in the Wild West where the Sheriff hunts the Outlaws, the Outlaws hunt the Sheriff and the Renegade plots his next move secretly. After so long, a gun battle ensues, but which of the wielders of the unique guns in this game are Deputies who are going to sacrifice themselves for the Sheriff, and which ones are Outlaws who are trying to kill him? This game is suited for four to seven players taking around 30 minutes to play, and the game comes complete with all of the pieces that you need. Number of players: 4-7
Recommended ages: 12+
Estimated playtime: 30 minutes

Munchkin

If you love Dungeons and Dragons-type games but aren’t a huge fan of the roleplaying aspect of them all, try out Munchkin Deluxe. This hit card game is all about competing with friends to pillage dark and dangerous dungeons for magical items, killing monsters along the way with weapons like the Chainsaw of Bloody Dismemberment or the Staff of Napalm and is intended to make you laugh all the while. This deluxe set includes 168 cards, six player cards, a large game board, six standies, die and a rulebook to help you get ready for the ultimate dungeon loot game. Number of players: 3-6
Recommended ages: 10+
Estimated playtime: 60-120 minutes