12 Games to Play With Friends While Quarantined

The ultimate bragging rights? Winning game night.

Three girls playing cards
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It's where we test our wits and sometimes our singing abilities: game night. Now that we're all social distancing at home with roommates and family, any kind of entertainment is good entertainment. Sure, there are a ton of family-friendly movies (opens in new tab) fit for everyone and a bunch of new podcasts  (opens in new tab)you can treat yourself to (and don't even get us started on Tiger King (opens in new tab)—we couldn't get enough of it). My point is this: There's nothing like a good old' game night (opens in new tab) to get the gang back together again. There's just something about sitting around a table with the people you love as you battle it out for bragging rights to...something.

The games on this list aren't your usual run-of-the mill board games. They require you to sing a lyric or two, draw an object beyond your imagination, or even try to become the leader with the most land in Westeros (hi, GOT fans! (opens in new tab)) Sure, there's nothing like a classic like Risk, but you know what they say: Out with the old and in with the new. Ahead, I found some new games to add to your next game night to make it a step above the rest.

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Bianca Rodriguez
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Bianca Rodriguez is the Fashion & Luxury Commerce Manager at Hearst Magazines, covering fashion, beauty, and more for Cosmopolitan, Elle, Esquire, Harper’s BAZAAR, and Town & Country. She likes lounging about with a good book and thinks a closet without platform sneakers is a travesty.