4 Tabletop Games for Your Next Party

April 1, 2017

Your friends are all in town and you’re looking for a fun way to make the most of your time together. What tabletop game do you reach for?

At Game Goblins, a local gaming store in central Arkansas, we know the importance of social gaming. The time you spend with your friends is valuable. Make the most of it with these top-rated tabletop games.

These games are also great for parties because the rules are easy to learn. They involve gaming skills that all gamers can enjoy.

1. Codenames

Getting together with long-time friends? See how well you can read each other’s mind with Codenames. Codenames requires 4 to 8 players and takes about 15 minutes to play. It is designed by the famous game designer, Vlaada Chvátil. One player on each team acts as a “spymaster” and must give their teammates one-word clues to help them guess words on the board. The first team to guess all their words wins.

The word-association aspect of this game makes it easier to win if you know your teammate well. Have fun, but be careful, at the corner of every game is an assassin card. If your team guesses that word you instantly loose.

2. Sushi Go Party!

Sushi Go Party! is an expanded edition of Sushi Go!. The game Sushi Go! was such a success among card and tabletop game players, designers decided to make a party version.

To play you need 2 to 8 players. It is recommended for players 8 years old and up and takes about 20 minutes to play.

What’s fun about this game? It captures the attention of the audience with it’s cute design and challenging drafting strategy. You can also mix up the combination of cards and play several unique games in a row.

3. Geek Out

Want to prove your bragging rights on all things games, comics, sci-fi and fantasy? Get your friends together and play Geek Out. This ultimate trivia game not only covers a wide variety of pop culture subjects, it involves auction and bidding skills as well.

Geek Out is great for parties because the more people playing, the more fun the game is. It requires a minimum of 2 players and boasts a maximum of 99 players. It takes about 30 minutes to play.

4. One Night Revolution

Did you enjoy One Night Werewolf or One Night Resistance? Check out One Night Revolution! This top-rated game involves bluffing and plenty of strategy. Will the spies or the informants win?

To play you need at least 3 players and at most 10 players. It take about 15 minutes to play a round. To win, the informants must assassinate one spy. For the spies to win, they must all survive the round.

Stop by Game Goblins on Bowman road and check out our full selection of party games. Need recommendations for an upcoming game night? Ask our staff.