5 Games That Can Be Played on Zoom With Friends and Family

Zoom is not just used for virtual office meetings anymore. The platform has kept people connected with their family members and friends while keeping a safe distance from this year due to, well, you know. Unfortunately, the holiday season only makes things sting that much more as many people are forced to forgo their travel plans and spend it without their loved ones.

Zoom meeting
5 Games That Can Be Played on Zoom With Friends and Family

However, there is a way to alleviate some of the stress by providing several games on Zoom with loved ones from the comfort of everyone’s own house. People can even have their eggnogs in hand while they participate!

Here is a shortlist of 5 games people can play on Zoom:

Zoom Bingo

Zoom Bingo
5 Games That Can Be Played on Zoom With Friends and Family

It begins with having someone on the email chain to send out Bingo cards that everyone can play with, either using a site or a custom-made one. Designate one person to be the caller and people can easily enjoy a fun night with low lows and high highs with a game that’s equally stressful and supper thrilling at the same time.

Heads Up!

Heads Up!
5 Games That Can Be Played on Zoom With Friends and Family

Everyone who wants to play the game needs to download the app or have the physical card game at home. Players take turns choosing from a wide range of categories like types of food and romantic categories. Then one of the players holds the phone above their head while the others give clues until they guess the answer.

Jackbox Games

Jackbox Games
5 Games That Can Be Played on Zoom With Friends and Family

They are designed for a group in mind. This game dives deep into the world of irreverent trivia and can surely put the brain of the player to test in ways it more than likely hasn’t before. The game is filled with challenges from fill-in-the-blanks to creating fake definitions and words as well as battling aliens in a physics-based game that includes power-ups, slingshots, and so much more.

All Bad Cards

Youtube Sharkez plays All Bad Cards
5 Games That Can Be Played on Zoom With Friends and Family

In this game, which feels very similar to Cards Against Humanity, each player receives 10 response cards with one prompt one and a card queen in each round. It’s up to each player to pick a response they think that the card queen will find the funnies so they can win the round. Repeat until the player with the most wins scores the ultimate victory.

Charades

Charades
5 Games That Can Be Played on Zoom With Friends and Family

The game is kind of self-explanatory here. The person who plays just has to make sure that they have good lighting so the people on Zoom call are not confused over what or who is portrayed.