When it comes to holiday shopping, it always seems easy (and fun) to buy gifts for little kids. Once those kids get older or become adults, not only does it make us feel old, but it also gets harder to find fun gift ideas!
We’re here to help you out with these fun games for older kids and adults. They all make great gifts and are also fun to just have on hand during your holiday celebrations to get everyone playing together and having a blast. You can add some excitement to your next game night with these new games that amp up the fun!
Fun Games for Older Kids and Adults
We’re already a fan of the classic Rubik’s Cube and this looks like a fun way to turn those puzzle-solving skills into a competitive event. Rubik’s Race is a fast paced game for two players to get your brain and fingers racing. Shake the scrambler and go head to head with your opponent to shift and slide the tiles to be the first to make the 3×3 center match the pattern. It sounds easy, but the Rubik’s Race is a real game of skill, speed and dexterity. Challenge your friends and family to a Rubik’s Race!
I can’t wait to give this game to my nephew, because I know he will love it! Stupid Deaths is the game of dark fun, where players who are dead right win! Many people die in utterly ridiculous ways, and Stupid Deaths challenges players to identify myth versus fact. In this hilarious party game, players work to beat the Grim Reaper before the Grim Reaper beats them.
This game is the must for the Disney fan on your list! In this epic contest of sinister power, take on the role of a Disney villain and strive to achieve your own devious objective. Discover your character’s unique abilities and winning strategy while dealing twists of fate to thwart your opponents’ schemes. Find out who will triumph over the forces of good and win it all!
If you don’t want to spend all night playing those other money games, try Big Money. It’s the game of risky rolls and fabulous fortunes, combines what you love about famous dice and money games into a simple, stylish package! Kids and adults ages 8 to 88 will love rolling the dice, raking in the dough, breaking the bank and accumulating assets. Big Money is quick and easy to learn, making it the perfect board game for family nights, organized events, or birthday parties.
In this escape room game you solve riddles, crack codes, and follow the clues to escape different locked rooms! We love going to escape rooms and look forward to figuring out our own escapes at home. There are several different games to choose from such as THE SECRET LAB: As volunteers for a medical research study, you report to a lab as instructed. But no one is there except for you! Vapor rises from a test tube and you start feeling dizzy. When you wake up again, the door is locked, and you discover a notebook and a strange disk….
For MORE escape room fun, there’s MacGyver: The Escape Room Game. The box includes five, individual, hour-long missions that will require players to use their mind as the ultimate weapon. Players will need to work together and use the tools at hand to solve puzzles and diffuse bombs. Think outside of the box, as you discover secret codes, take on high-risk missions, and face off against a familiar foe.
Can’t slip out to play Shuffleboard at a real pub? No worries! Front Porch Classics brings pub-style shuffleboard home with this realistic, high quality, wooden table top version that’s perfect for any game room, recreation room, or other play area. The 2-piece sturdy wooden game board measures more than 5 feet long and has adjustable legs to ensure perfect balance.
The Inox people of Land of the Waterfalls have been living a peaceful life but now there is a dangerous threat: The Evil Rhujas who are roaming their land capturing gemstones, forcing the Inox people to hide the gems in the hardest and most dangerous places. As a player you must skillfully play your cards to place the gemstones in the best spots. The player who can hides their stones best, wins.
Chickapig is a highly social and strategic board game (for kids and adults) where Chicken-Pig hybrids attempt to cross the board and reach their goals while dodging opponents, hay bales, and an ever-menacing pooping cow. It’s easy to learn but serious chess-like strategy with just enough luck to keep everyone competitive. Perfect for 2-4 players, works great with teams or as a party game!