We all love a good family game night, but chances are that, after this sh%tshow of a year, you’ve exhausted the options in your board game cabinet.

If you’re looking for new, different, or even out-of-the-box options, here are 17 games that just might spice things up.

17. Tipsy Tower


Like Jenga, but with booze!

The wooden blocks have drinking game rules on them that will make sure everyone has a great time, even if they lose.

Amazon: $29.95

16. Brilliant or BS?


This card game keeps you on your toes, questioning your judgment and the intelligence of your friends and family. Each player answers a trivia question, then provides their reasoning to the judge – who gives a “brilliant” card to the person whose spiel they believed.

There are points for the people who bs’d the best and the people who actually got their questions right.

Amazon: $25.99 or Brilliant or BS: $19.99

15. Escape Room: The Game


Bring the fun of an escape room home with a tabletop game that sets up a mystery in your house.

You’ll get three scenarios that are differing levels of difficulty, and this one will keep you busy for awhile!

Amazon: $26.37

14. Bananagrams


If you like crossword puzzles or Scrabble, this might be for you – you’ll race other players to create the most words out of your tiles.

Amazon: $14.99

13. Luigi’s Mansion Game


Luigi finally gets his own game on the Nintendo Switch, and it’s really, really fun.

Amazon: $59.99 or Target: $59.99

12. Kan Jam


If you’ve worn out your frisbee but want to stay outside, this game will take things to the next level – glow in the dark version included!

Amazon: $39.99

11. Spontuneous


One player chooses a word and the others have to think of a song with that word in the lyrics – and you have to sing it. Ditch the game board and play with points for longer-lasting fun.

Amazon: $29.99

10. The Floor is Lava


If you’re like my family, you’re loving the new Netflix show by the same name.

Here, you spin the color wheel and jump to coordinating “safety stones” to avoid falling in the lava. Hours of active fun!

Amazon: $16.97

9. Rhyme Antics


If you’re a word nerd, you’re going to love this – you come with with words that rhyme with a main word on each card while a timer ticks away.

You’ll get points for rapping each word that’s on the list.

Amazon: $23.85

8. Loteria


This is basically Spanish-language bingo, so you can have fun and learn something at the same time. Play for money or fun, and once you’ve mastered it, check out their COVID version, too.

Amazon: $11.96

7. Black Card Revoked


The cards hold Black culture-centric questions that should spark some fun conversations.

Amazon: $15.97

Target: $15.99

6. Giant Connect Four


It’s made of wood and sturdy, and your kids will think the giant board is fun!

Amazon: $62.75

5. Foosball


If you’ve seen Friends, chances are you’ve always wanted to splurge. What better time, I ask you?!

Amazon: $104.99

4. Inflatable Bowling


Your kids can work on their bowling skills without tearing up your house or staring at a screen – or you could kick them into the backyard with the whole thing!

Amazon: $29.99

3. Buzzed


If your crew is all adults, this card game will make sure fun is had by all.

Amazon: $19.99

2. Bucketball


Do you remember Bozo the Clown and his bucket toss game?

I do, and I also love beer pong, so I definitely need this! It comes with two inflatable racks, two hybrid balls, two bucket pong balls, two tailgate balls, a tote bag, and instructions – you can even use it in your pool!

Amazon: $59.99

1. Scrabble


It’s a classic for a reason, and listen, we’ve all got some extra time on our hands these days!

Amazon: $42.99

Definitely going to give a few of these a shot!

Which one (or more) are you going to try with your friends or family? Fess up in the comments!