The festive season is one of the best times to play board games, but which is your favourite? We've rounded up some of the best games to play this year with your nearest and dearest, but no cheating... unless you have to of course!
Monopoly Cheaters Edition, £21.99
Follow, bend or break the rules to win the Cheaters Edition of Monopoly. The game Includes plastic handcuff that chain cheating players to the Jail space! Cheat cards encourage players to cheat, but fail and you pay the consequences!
5 Gold Rings Card Game, £6
Based on the hit ITV show Five Gold Rings, this card game is an exciting choice of entertainment for family gatherings and dinner parties. Gather three or more players and race against the clock to answer questions by placing gold rings on the image boards.
The Sock Game, £19.99
The Sock Game is a fast-paced, interactive family game that will knock everyone’s socks off! Fill the two socks with the crazy items included. Spin the arrow to see which object you need to find. Reach in the sock ti feel and find the item before the other team! Don't worry - they're clean!
Disney Top Trumps Quiz, £9.99
500 questions for the Disney fanatic, about everything from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs to Zootopia, and taking in Toy Story and Up along the way. Deal 5 cards each, ask the first question and see if your opponent gets it right or not… It’s the first to win 3 pairs!
Weird Things Humans Search For, £20
This game consists of 160 cards, each containing a shockingly strange (yet very real) internet search. In order to excel in this party game, you’ll have to take on questions about all sorts topics: from memes to dinosaurs, pet frogs to sumo wrestlers. As you can tell, a lot of these searches can get pretty weird… so it won't hurt to have a few weird friends on your team!
The Cat Game, £19.99
The Cat Game ia a hiss-terical drawing game for cat people (and regular people)! Play solo or divide into two teams and catfight your way to victory. Use the erasable drawing board to sketch out each clue – with one cat-veat: you must use a cut-out of a furry feline in each drawing!
The Crystal Maze Board Game
If you've always wanted to win your own crystal, then now's your chance, as you take on The Crystal Maze, where a labyrinth of perplexing puzzles and tricky challenges lie in wait for you and your friends and family. Let the games begin!
Love Island The Game, £15
You’ve seen the TV series, now play the game. Love Island The Game allows you to experience a taste of Islander life with this collection of fun and flirty challenges. Pair up with a friend or lover to compete in Sexy Charades, the Sexiest Pub Quiz Ever, Physical Challenges, the Couples Quiz and Secret Challenges. Do you have what it takes to be crowned the winning couple?
The Very Merry Christmas Game, £20
Presents, crackers, festive songs and Sprouts - all the fun of Christmas in one box! The Very Merry Christmas Game brings the whole family together as you compete to grab the most lavish set of presents for your stocking.
*due to toy safety regulations the game uses cards to represent the pulling of crackers but the game can be played using real Christmas crackers (not included)
What's That Smell?, £19.99
What's That Smell? - the party game that stinks! Let the nostril flaring begin! Start the timer, pick a mystery smell card from the pile, rub 'n sniff your way to your best guess and then pass the card on and do it all over again, until the timer goes off.
Dodgy Dogs, £25
Dodgy Dogs is a card game about badly behaved dogs, illustrated by Jean Jullien. The game is simple - get rid of all your bad dogs, by matching the colour or action!
Escape Room in a Box: The Werewolf Experiment, £32.99
A mad scientist is plotting to turn you and your friends into werewolves. Only if you and your team members can solve 19 2D and 3D puzzles in an hour will you be able to escape with your humanness intact. You'll have to work as a team - so put your heads together and escape!
Have you got what it takes to hold aloft the golden cork? This fast and furious game of elimination, speed, thought and co-ordination is sure to bring out your competitive side. Don't be the last to grab a cork or you will lose. Inspired by the traditional game spoons, Corks has brightly-coloured playing cards with painted wooden corks to match. Collect a matching set of cards, then grab a cork and watch as everyone else scrambles to snatch a cork to stay in the game!
The world of internet adverts can be a very strange place. This game is all about writing trashy taglines for pointless products. Each round, the judge will choose a Product Card and roll five dice, each displaying a single letter. Players must now think of a short, snappy line to advertise the product, using the five letters on the dice to start each word.
Do You Look Like Your Dog?
Laurence King, £14.99
Pair up the dogs with their owners in this card game! Fifty cards depict fun photographs of the dogs and owners, with texts provided in a booklet to give clues about 25 people and their furry best friends!