There may be affiliate links in this post.
Unique board games for adults because playing Monopoly and Charades is getting boring. Who doesn’t love playing a unique board game with friends?
Especially if you’re hosting a dinner party or over at a friends for a night of fun. It’s time to think outside of the board game box. Get a game that’s a little bit more unique.
We put together this guide all about unique board games for adults; games that are different than the ordinary and make excellent gift ideas for Christmas, birthdays and or any other special occasion.
Unique Board Games for Adults
A Game All About Trump?
If playing a game all about President Trump isn’t unique, we aren’t sure what is.
It doesn’t matter if you love or hate him, Trumped Up Cards is definitely our first suggestion for an awesome, unique board game for adults. Perfect for an evening game after dinner or at the next party that gets hosted. No matter what happens, everyone present will learn a lot more about the 45th President of the United States.
The Original Adult Party Game
What? is likely one of the original adult party board games. It’s an excellent choice for adult fun because it doesn’t take long to play, so no one will get bored, but honestly, we’re not sure you have to worry about that anyway.
Possibly the Best Strategy Board Game for Adults
If you have a strategy board game lover on your list, then Catan is a must. There are so many different outcomes to the game, it’s impossible to get bored. We own the game and it’s a go to for a game night. Catan is a great unique board game for adults who don’t mind getting addicted to a new game!
Can You Spread A Plague?
Ever wanted to spread a plague around the world? Have someone in your life who loved playing the video game this unique board game is created after? Plague makes the list of unique board games for adults because instead of curing the plague, you’re actually spreading it. That twist is what makes it unique.
A Bold Change from Boring Charades
A unique twist on the classic game of Charades. Yup, that’s enough to put it on our list of unique board games for adults. God Hates Charades is the cheekier, playful cousin of classic Charades. If anyone in your group is easily offended, getting them this game is probably not a good idea. But if your group is bored with more traditional games, then this unique game is a MUST.
Are You the Boss?
Have a friend who loves to negotiate? I’m the Boss is the perfect game to see if they’re any good at it. You can talk the talk, but can your friends walk the talk? If the idea of backstabbing appeals your group, this is your new game to play. This game is played in 60 or more minutes so it may be good as the only game for your next game night.
A Unique Game About Your Friendships
A perfect unique board game for adults – especially if your group is the kind of adults that feel getting to know friends even better never gets old. The Voting Game will definitely do that as interesting questions get asked and then the votes roll in about who is most likely to do whatever the situation is. The more who can play this game the merrier. It will make the voting a bit more anonymous.
Can You Solve the Pandemic?
Opposite of the Plague board game mentioned above, when you play Pandemic you are trying to rid the world of terrible diseases. What your friends do if they’re hit by a pandemic? A perfect gift idea for those who love to participate in game night fun and don’t mind getting a little competitive!
A Story Telling Board Game
A self-empowering game definitely makes for a unique board game for adults! If you’re looking for a less raunchy adult board game, 60 seconds, what’s your story is the choice to make. The game sparks creativity that turns into a whole lot of fun. If you have someone in your life who loves to write and be creative, this adult game would make the perfect gift.
A Funny Social Party Game
Not the game for family board game night, but then again this guide is all about an adult game night. F**k the game, is a good choice if you and your friends love to get silly and swear. Also, a good choice if your friends like to have a few drinks and play a good game. An ideal gift idea for someone who loves to collect party games.
Murder Mystery Fun
If you host a dinner party and have some wine, then why not add a little murder mystery to the mix. Our next unique board game for adults mixes wine with murder. A perfect gift idea for those who host dinner parties all the time. How much fun would a dinner party murder mystery be? Especially if there is wine flowing.
An Adult Drinking Party Game
No unique board game for adults list would be complete without a game that is, um, good for playing when you’re drinking. Mindjob is a unique twist on a drinking game or can be played without alcohol. The choice is yours – depends on what kind of group you have at your party.
Unique Adult Board Game with lots of Laughs
Laughcronyms is one of the best unique board games for adults. Instead of relying on the game’s writers to create humor, YOU get to be the funny one. The idea is to come up with new meaning for some of the popular acronyms in today’s world. For example: LOL. Then you draw your new meaning. This game is best played with people who love to be creative.
Game of Thrones Monopoly
Have a Game of Thrones fan in your game group? The Game of Thrones version of the classic board game Monopoly will make any fan of the show feel all kinds of excitement.
That’s What She Said Board Game
One of the more unique board games for adults, That’s what she said is very similar to Cards Against Humanity, but with more innuendos instead of just dark humor. Definitely a perfect game for the next party you host or go to.
Could you be a Medic?
Here’s why Flatline is a unique board game for adults – you have to work together to treat patients and their injuries. The catch? You only have 1 minute to complete your task. Talk about increasing your adrenaline! If your group has ever wanted to play doctor, this is the best game for your game night.
A Spooky Game
Have anyone in your group who loves a spooky game? Loves the horror genre? Betrayal at house on the hill, is one of the more unique board games for adults because no one thinks to play a scary game. Adults are all trying out the endless choices of party games. Mix it up with a scary game night!
A Fun Party Game
The name of this game alone should get a good laugh out of anyone you give it to as a gift. If you’re looking for more inappropriate fun, the Coolcats & Asshats should be part of your collection.
This party game is unique – your friends won’t be playing the usual draw a card and then match up the raunchiest reply. This game has you voting and completing unique tasks. A guaranteed hit if you’re looking for that perfect unique party game!
Women vs. Men
No matter who you’re shopping for a unique game pinning women against men is sure to be tons of fun. Alias Women vs. Men makes a perfect gift idea for the host who throws really awesome dinner parties. Split up the couples and watch as everyone tries to explain words geared for the opposite sex.
Rock n’ Roll Fun for the Next Party
A unique board game for adults especially if the group who will be playing loves rock n’ roll or music in general. Chops will have you forming your own band. You better create some good buzz for your band in order to win. Of course, you have to work your way through some challenges with bandmates, but that’s what makes this game tons of fun!
Want more unique board games for adults? Click here.
What did you think about our choices for unique board games? Comment and share below!
Originally posted 2017-06-27 10:44:44.