Adult card games to liven up your evenings

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by Jade Moscrop |
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Sharp temperature drops and the end of daylight savings can only mean one thing, winter has finally set in. This means it's time to break out our favourite sweaters, pumpkin spiced lattes and bundle up for those crisp evenings. But as much as we love binge-watching Netflix, there is a thing as too much TV, meaning it might just be time to break out some fun card games.

With the success of Cards Against Humanity, more families are reaching for games that make you laugh out loud and gasp in shock, and if that sounds like a bit of you then you're in luck - there are plenty of these games on the market.

We've scoured the web for some of the best rated (and some of our personal favourites) to help you choose your next party card game. Whether you're with your housemates, family members or your partner, this should be a great way to spend a few evenings.

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SHOP: the best adult card games

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Cards Against Humanity

Think of the rudest, funniest and most shocking things in the universe, then put it all down on a selection of cards. Filthy is this game's middle name and there's nothing quite like it. Not for the faint-hearted and definitely not for when the kids are still awake.

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Exploding Kittens

Like kittens? Great! Like explosions, laser beams and goats? Fantastic. This is the one for you. It's ridiculous, but it just works.

What Do You Meme?3 of 8

What Do You Meme?

Millennials, your time has come to shine. Designed for ages 18+, can you make the funniest meme with your team?

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F**k. The Game

This quick-fire game actually trains your brain while you play, and by play, we mean you get to swear at your friends and family. Fantastic.

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Drawing Without Dignity

We all have that one rude friend who can't keep their mind out of the gutter for a traditional game of Pictionary. They'll be right at home here, it's basically Pictionary on steroids.

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This game calls itself the naughty love child of Pictionary and Cards Against Humanity, so that tells you all you need to know. Draw, mime and guess over 240 filthy words - and see a side of your friends (or parents) you didn't know existed.

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You’ve Got Crabs

If you like Exploding Kittens, this should definitely be next on your list, especially because you get to shout 'YOU'VE GOT CRABS' at all your friends.

Ginger Fox Don't Be A Dik Dik Card Game8 of 8

Ginger Fox Don't Be A Dik Dik Card Game

Nature's a funny old thing - in fact, it can be bloomin' hilarious. Take the names of these animals, for example, Tufted Titmpise, Large Cockchafer, Sticky Willy - giggling yet? If so, you'll love this game, where the only goal is to not be stuck with the Dik Dik card.


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