Adult Board And Card Games That Make Great Gifts

Holidays used to be so fun. You’d hardly sleep, awaiting all your new toys and games. And when it was finally morning, you’d run down the stairs ready to shred some wrapping paper.

And then you got old. Started paying taxes. And all anyone gives you for the holidays are undergarments and practical items you need for your home. But adult holiday presents don’t have to be socks and nonstick frying pans. Bring back toys as presents! Get merry with some games!

Whether you’re trying to spice up your family holiday party, you have a friend that’s a true #gamer or you need to bring something someone will actually want to a gift swap, we’ve rounded up some of the highest-rated and most beloved card and board games for adults. They’re fast-paced, fun to play in a group and best of all, most of them open the door for many inappropriate jokes to made.

While Monopoly and Settlers of Catan are timeless classics, you and your loved ones may already have a copy, especially if you enjoy playing games. Because of this, we intentionally looked for newer games that maybe you haven’t seen before, or newer releases of old games. They make for easy, not-too-expensive presents for friends and family members, though you’ll likely end up buying a set for yourself, too.

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