The 10 Best Adult Board Games

Updated July 10, 2017 by Daniel Imperiale

10 Best Adult Board Games
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We spent 26 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Whether you are looking for a saucy game for a bachelor or bachelorette party, a drinking game good for fraternities, or simply something a bit more cerebral than the average board game, we've got you covered. Our selection of adult board games includes something for just about everyone, everyone who is over 18, that is, of course. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best adult board game on Amazon.

10. Patch Products' Nasty Things

The playing of Patch Products' Nasty Things board game revolves around topics that are gross, dirty, offensive, sexy, outrageous, whacked and ... hilarious. It is a subjective game where the funniest answer tends to win, so play it with funny people.
  • rules take mere minutes to learn
  • adult content advisory warning
  • many jokes feel phoned in
Brand Game of Things
Model 7710
Weight 1.6 pounds
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

9. Hasbro's Scrabble Crossword Game

Hasbro's Scrabble Crossword Game can be played with children, but it's neither fun nor fair to do so. Rather, this is one of the finest games ever created for you and a few of your literary-minded friends to enjoy with a glass of wine or cup of coffee. Just be patient ...
  • low priced edition of classic game
  • offers endless replays
  • play often leads to genuine anger
Brand Hasbro
Model A8166
Weight 1.4 pounds
Rating 3.7 / 5.0

8. Hot Toys Inc. SEXXXtions

The Hot Toys Inc. SEXXXtions board game is all about intimate encounters, and bids players reveal information about themselves that is normally kept secret. It's a great choice for bachelor or bachelorette parties, but probably not a good game for family gatherings.
  • suitable for up to 8 players
  • encourages brutal honesty
  • many included questions are puerile
Brand Hot Toys
Model pending
Weight 2 pounds
Rating 4.2 / 5.0

7. Splendor by Asmodee

Perhaps the best thing about Splendor by Asmodee is that it can be fully enjoyed by two players, making it a great choice for couples who love playing games together. Its cards are adorned with lavish art and its playing involves complex economic challenges.
  • average game takes 30 minutes
  • suitable for up to 4 players
  • middling replay value
Brand Asmodee
Model SCSPL01
Weight 1.8 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

6. Chess Armory Wooden Chess Set

The Chess Armory Wooden Chess Set is an elegant and affordable version of this epic, timeless board game. Certainly even youngsters can enjoy chess, but only the mature, dynamic mind of an adult can grasp the subtleties and strategies necessary for expert play.
  • beautiful and timeless design
  • felt-lined protective interior
  • handcrafted pieces
Brand Chess Armory
Model pending
Weight 2.1 pounds
Rating 4.3 / 5.0


DRUNK STONED OR STUPID will fill your party with laughter, especially if attendees are in any state of inebriation. The game leads to hilarity, rage, and plenty of memories, but note it can only be properly played by people who know each other well.
  • lovely low price tag
  • various rule changes prolong play
  • many cards are immature
Model pending
Weight 1.4 pounds
Rating 3.9 / 5.0

4. Cards Against Humanity

Cards Against Humanity has become an absolute classic in the few years since its Kickstarter-funded release. It leads to some of the funniest moments at any gathering, and also leads to some of the most awkward moments ... ever. Don't play this one with the in-laws.
  • compact and great for travel
  • any group larger than four can play
  • game will offend many people
Brand Cards Against Humanity
Weight 2.4 pounds
Rating 4.1 / 5.0

3. Adult Loaded Questions

Adult Loaded Questions is a rousing adult party game that includes question cards ranging from the raunchy to the ridiculous to the genuinely amusing. It is not intended for play by anyone below the age of 17, and is suitable for 4 to 6 players.
  • made from recycled materials
  • easy to learn the rules
  • made in the united states
Brand All Things Equal, Inc.
Model 02142
Weight 1.6 pounds
Rating 4.7 / 5.0

2. Exploding Kittens: NSFW Edition

Featuring illustration by The Oatmeal, Exploding Kittens: NSFW Edition combines the tension of Russian Roulette with the card play of UNO to create an exciting amalgam of flaming felines, gestating goats, laser beams, and dynamite.
  • most-backed project on kickstarter
  • accommodates up to 9 players
  • simple rules make for a fast setup
Brand Exploding Kittens LLC
Model EKG-NSFW1-1
Weight 6.4 ounces
Rating 4.9 / 5.0

1. Hasbro's Taboo

Hasbro's Taboo has become a classic board game beloved by several generations of players. The best part about playing Taboo is that the better you know your fellow players, the faster and more entertaining the gameplay can be.
  • buzzing timer included
  • teams can have multiple players
  • versatile game-changer die included
Brand Hasbro
Model A4626
Weight 1 pounds
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

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Last updated on July 10, 2017 by Daniel Imperiale

Daniel is a writer, actor, and director living in Los Angeles, CA. He spent a large portion of his 20s roaming the country in search of new experiences, taking on odd jobs in the strangest places, studying at incredible schools, and making art with empathy and curiosity.

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