Some games are designed to create fun and awkward situations – they will even offend! These types of games are becoming increasingly popular for fun at social gatherings. These games will create cringeworthy moments and lots of laughs. They’re for adults, not kids – nor the faint-at-heart.
In this carefully curated collection, our game-addicted editor has found the most hilarious and “offensive” games of the year.
#1: Bad People – The Party Game You Probably Shouldn’t Play
The Bad People party game can be played for people 17 years and up with up to 10 players. Play a card from the deck of 170 cards to find out what your friends really think about you – in a brutal way based on votes. The gameplay keeps changing, so there’s no limit as to how many times you can play. Players often say: “Don’t play this game with snowflakes” and recommends buying the game for its brutal honesty and the many laughs you will get from it. But … make sure to uninvite all your overly sensitive friends!
#2: What Do You Meme?
This Amazon topseller called “What do you meme party game” is an adult game that uses your own created memes to make laughs. In the game, you compete with players for the best memes through photos. There is quite a bit of adult content, but these cards can be removed. Players of this game report that the created memes are absolutely hilarious.
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#3: Exploding Kittens Game
This game is a bestseller and a very popular game drawn by the cartoonists behind “The Oatmeal“. The Exploding Kittens game is a satirical, slightly absurd and very original party game that is also extremely fun. Between 2 and 5 people can play, the game is somewhat family-friendly and not that offensive, but you still need a good sense of humour to play since weird situations, words and images are created during the game. The rules are quite difficult, but that just adds to the gameplay.
#4: Cards Against Humanity
This popular party game Cards against Humanity calls itself a “party game for horrible people“. An appointed “judge” in the game must pair black cards with white statement cards to make hilarious situations and sentences. This game is not for sensitive people, absolutely not kid friendly nor for the faint of heart. There’s a good reason this game is on many wishlists. It’s a very, very funny game to play!
#5: Disturbed Friends – Ban this game!
The Disturbed Friends party game contains many disturbing questions and offensive cartoons, and includes voting cards. It is a party game you wished you never starting playing because you will be voting on what your friends will do in awful situations. The game is not kid friendly and for the easily offended, and plays a lot like Bad People and Cards Against Humanity. It comes with great reviews and it loved for the “brutal honesty” gameplay.
#6: Joking Hazard
The Joking Hazard card game is another quite popular not-for-kids game. It is made from the Cyanide & Happiness webcomic and can be played with three or more players. In the game, players can create funny and disturbing comic strips to form different horrible situations. You need a good sense of humor to play!
#7: DRUNK, STONED OR STUPID – A Party Game
The party game Drunk, Stoned or Stupid with the slogan “Implicate, advocate, adjudicate!” is for ages 17 and up and contains 250 cards to decide who in the group is most likely to … It is best played with larger groups of people, even more than 10. But be prepared! You will be asked to call out your friends – so things can get very real, real fast.
Reviews: Buyers report that the game is a huge success at parties and people are being asked to bring the game back again and again.
What to look for in a great adult party game
Fun to replay? Can the game be replayed over and over? Replayability matters a lot if you plan on throwing parties more than once!
Adult Content: Some games have a lot of adult content and language. Make sure people don’t mind, and that kids are not around!
Sensitive people: Make sure to uninvite sensitive people – or make them grow a sense of humour!
Drinking breaks: Does the game allow for intermittent breaks, where losers have to drink? Read the rules or reviews about the gameplay and whether it can be used as a drinking game.
Participants: A good party game allows a lot of people to attend, and that people can leave to and join the game. This will happen at parties!
Rules: Rules shouldn’t be too complex in a good party game. People tend to discuss rules and forget about the good fun. Make sure it’s simple!