17 Party Games for Adults

17 Party Games for Adults

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These party games for adults will keep your guests happy, entertained, and laughing all the way to the end. It will truly be a party that your guests won’t soon forget.

There’s a great mix of classic and unique party games here that are just for the adults. Some of them involve drinks, some of them are a little naughty, and all of them can be modified for the type and number of guests coming to your party.

Choose some of these party games for adults for your next dinner party, office party, housewarming, or even a wild dance party. There are some great icebreakersfor guests who don’t know each other well and some other games that are perfect for lifelong friends.

If it’s around a holiday, Here are lists of Halloween, Christmas, and New Year’s Eveparty games for adults.

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Great Minds Think Alike is a game where you want to choose what you think everyone else will choose: the more people who get the same answer, the more points those people will kit.

This free printable has ten different questions on it, but you certainly could make up your questions, making them themed towards the season, holiday, occasion, or group of people.

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    Murder Mystery Games

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    Murder Mystery games aren’t just for Halloween; they can be played at any time of the year. A single murder mystery game is all you need to have a whole evening of fun with your friends.

    There are many free mysteries to choose from, and each contains charter descriptions, clues, scripts, and more.

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    Who Am I?

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    Who Am I? is a guessing game where you act or draw the famous person on the slip of paper that you drew. Can your teammates guess who you’re pretending to be?

    There are many other variations of this game, one of my favorites is to use sticky notes and place the name on the guests’ backs. It makes for a fun and easy icebreaker.

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    The Not So Newlywed Game

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    The Not So Newlywed Game is the perfect way to entertain your friends at your next couples event. It can also be played at wedding showers and engagement parties.

    There are 150+ questions that take you through dating, engagement and the wedding, firsts, friends, and family, favorites, best and worst, finances, preferences, making love, fun facts, love and marriage, and the future. There’s even a category just for the funniest questions. ​

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    Never Have I Ever

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    The classic game of Never Have I Ever had to be included in this list of party games for adults. With 400+ questions, there are some fresh ideas here that your guests won’t be expecting.

    Besides the huge number of questions, there’s also a drinking game variation, penalty variation, and a non-alcoholic variation.

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    Have You Ever?

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    You can find out a lot about your guests with this party game of Have You Ever? Which is a tamer version of Never Have I Ever.

    There are three different versions available, the party version, the naughty version, and the funny version. ​You can even play the game online by picking “I Have” or “Never” to a set of questions.

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    Truth or Dare

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    Truth or Dare is a simple game that everyone knows how to play. It’s easy to dive into, and your guests get to decide how tame or wild the game will be.

    If you’re looking for ideas, this is a huge list of dares that includes everything from “lick the floor” to “bark like a dog” for dares. At the end of the list, there’s also a list of questions you can ask if the player chooses “truth.”

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    Spoons is a card game that’s great for any ages or group of people. It’s fun and fast but still a card game that everyone can play.

    You’ll need a deck of cards (without the jokers), and spoons (1 less than the number of players). It can be played with a group 3-13, but for a big party, you can have multiple games going on at one time.

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    You don’t need to buy the game Pictionary to play it at your next party. You can easily make up your own cards and set up a big drawing area that will be a hit with your guests.

    There are five types of Pictionary included traditional, family, education, themed, and partner as well as a word list. All these options mean that you can choose the one your guests will like the most.

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    Crazy Kiss Marry Kill

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    This game of Crazy Kiss Marry Kill is a less personal touch on the original game because you use fictional characters or celebrities for your choices.

    There are a ton of ideas here as well as tips for coming up with your own lists.


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