10 Popular Adult Games That Will Keep Everyone Entertained

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Remember those popular games we played as kids? Candy Land, Chutes and Ladders, Twister, Mancala, Jenga…either you loved them or you were a sore loser. Then there were the kids who hated losing so much that they used sleight of hand during mancala. Yes, I speak from experience. 

Then 2011 came around when Cards Against Humanity was released. That was the first ‘adult’ game I recall and, for me at least, it seemed like a trendsetter for many more games that were created later.

If you love a good laugh, enjoy hanging out with your friends and (potentially) dirtying up your mind, then check out these 9 popular adult games. There’s sure to be something that tickles your fancy.

1. A Game For Terrible People

Cards Against Humanity

If you have never heard of Cards Against Humanity, then I will actually be shocked. If you haven’t played it before, then I’d understand. Does that mean you should continue avoiding it? No, no it does not. So, the next time you go to a party or have a game night, propose CAH, you’ll have some good laughs and see how terrible you really are. 

2. A Game For All You Meme Lovers Out There

What Do You Meme?

If you’re an Apples to Apples or CAH kinda person, then you’ll definitely enjoy this. Especially if you’re obsessed with memes and have a raunchy mind. One Amazon customer played with her family only to realize how family-allergic the game really was. With that in mind, play with friends and if you ever do play with your parents, maybe it won’t be awkward. It’s really what you make it.

3. The Game That’s Not Safe For Work

Exploding Kittens

For those of you who enjoy Russian roulette, you’ll enjoy this Exploding Kittens spinoff. Basically, you pick cards until you draw an exploding kitten, you explode and that’s the way everything ends . . . unless you defuse the kitten. Yes, you can defuse the kitten. It’s possible.

4. A Game For Friends Who Want to Call Each Other Out

Drunk Stoned or Stupid 

Might as well get this out of the way; this game is not about being drunk, stoned or stupid. You may feel a bit stupid, but that’s it. Basically, someone picks up a card, reads it aloud, the card is gifted to whoever the group chooses best matches and whoever ends with the most card loses. Of course, if you don’t have thick skin or are easily offended, then this game might not be for you.

5. A Game Filled With Twisted Innuendos

That’s What She Said

If you like Cards Against Humanity or Apples to Apples and have a dirty mind, then That’s What She Said will be right up your ally. Great for bachelorette parties, college reunions, couples night, your 21st birthday . . . your 50th birthday. Honestly, just take the game with you everywhere. It’s a funny game that’ll show you how dirty your friends’ minds really are. 

6. A Game That Spills The Tea

Bad People

Have you ever thought about what your friends really think of you? Well you’re about to find out. Here’s how the game will go down: A Dictator is chosen who reads the card aloud, everyone silently votes who they feel best matches that question, answers are revealed and whoever matches the dictator’s answer scores a point. Some questions you’ll find include “Whose funeral will have the smallest attendance?” and “If we were all hitchhikers, who would be the last person to get picked up?” The next time you’re out with your friends, take this with you. It will make for an entertaining night.

7. A Game For Those Who Enjoy Creating Comics

Joking Hazard

Wanna make some horrible comics about awful situations involving family, friends, violence and everything in between? If your answer is no, then I’d suggest to steer clear because it’s got all of that and more. So if you’re easily offended, play with caution because there’s a good chance you may be offended at some point. Now that that’s out of the way, this is a great party game to break the ice or make the night hysterical with some obscene comics. Have fun! 

8. A Game That Will Leave You Feeling Tipsy

These Cards Will Get You Drunk

Wanna have a good time or just need an icebreaker game? This game may just be the answer. All you have to do is pick a card, follow the instructions and get ready to drink. One card, for example, instructs the group to pick the most indecisive person and then let them choose who drinks. It’s absolutely awful. I, for one, have a terrible case of indecisiveness, so this card would be the death of me.

9. A Game that will Bring Out Some Dirty Sketches

Drawing Without Dignity 

What do you get when you mix pictionary with uncensored content? Well, you get Drawing Without Dignity. Ever sketched someone constipated? What about someone praying to the porcelain god? Those are a couple of the G-Rated words, I’ll let you discover the rest on your own. Customers say it’s an absolutely hilarious game to play with friends. Some might even find it educational. As they say, it’s all in they eyes of the beholder. 

10. A Game For Those Who Loved Playing Telephone As Kids

Telestrations After Dark

Ever drawn stick figure cousins kissing? No? Well, you might get the chance to do that if you play Telestrations After Dark. What you’re basically doing is playing telephone with sketches. Each person sketches what their picture is and passes it to the next person who guesses what it is and passes it on to the next person who draws whatever they wrote. That continues until they all go around the group and whoever had a correct guess by the end gets a point. 

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