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Best Card Games For All Occasions

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People have been playing games for thousands of years, it’s even thought that the first card game was played way back in the 9th Century. Since then, however, card games have developed into a multi-billion-dollar industry with thousands of different games and versions available.

With most people having a bit more time on their hands these days, why not host your very own family game night? Whether you’re a fan of a simple, classic game, or if you’re looking to try out something fresh and new- you’re in the right place! Games nights can be really fun, bring the family or household together, and are a great way of keeping entertained and not creating loads of mess. Plus- it’s a good idea to do something other than just watch TV all day long, right?

Card games are an absolute staple for any game night, and it’s important you find one that’s going to avoid any big bust-ups. But, if like many people, you’ve realised that the games in your house are broken or have missing pieces, you’re going to be in need of some fresh ideas to keep your game night on track.

If you’ve decided that hosting a game night is a great way to pass some time, we’ve got you covered. Check out our pick of the top ten card games to try as a family, in a pair or with whoever you like! There’s something for everyone here, be it a fun new game to try with family, or an old classic to play in a pair.

Here are our picks for the best card games to try right now:

  1. Fake News Game
  2. Swear Around The World Game
  3. Top Drags Card Game
  4. Harry Potter Playing Cards
  5. IQ Card Game
  6. Dobble Game
  7. Disney Top Trumps
  8. Star Wars Card Game
  9. Marvel Top Trumps
  10. Doctor Who Trivial Pursuit

Take Care and enjoy everyone!

  1. Fake News Game
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    Fake News Game

    Put your knowledge of Twitter and Donald Trump to the test with this hilarious Fake News Trump-themed Card Game. The cards feature statements that the twitter-loving President may or may not have said. It’s up to you to decide which ones are true and which are false! This game is a great games night idea for groups of two or more and is perfect for anyone who loves keeping up to date with current affairs.  

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  2. Swear Around The World Game
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    Swear Around The World Game

    If you love to travel, then this is the perfect game for you. Prepare yourself for a life of culture and making new friends with your newfound skills, all thanks to this hilarious game. Keep yourself busy with 100 of the best, weirdest and most wonderful rude words we could find from around the world. You never know when things like this could come in handy! Although, we’ll warn you this game is probably best suited for families with older kids. 

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  3. Top Drags Card Game
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    Top Drags Card Game

    You better work! The Drag Queens of the world have been given the Top trumps treatment and it’s time to discover who is the ultimate queen. Compete in categories such as charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent. This game is a great gift idea for any fan of RuPaul’s Drag Race, or for any fun-loving friends. Yaas!

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  4. Harry Potter Playing Cards
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    Harry Potter Playing Cards

    Bring a spell of magic to your game night with this amazing set of Harry Potter Hogwarts Playing Cards. The four normal suits have been replaced with the four houses of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry- Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, and Slytherin. This a fun gift for any fan of the famous wizarding world and will upgrade any card game! The cards are housed in a matching metal embossed burgundy storage tin which features the school’s Latin motto, Draco dormiens nunquam titillandus (Never Tickle a Sleeping Dragon). 

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  5. IQ Card Game
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    IQ Card Game

    Is your IQ score high enough to be considered a genius? Test your intelligence with these IQ questions and find out who amongst your group of players is officially the smartest. Perfect for family fun or for groups of two or more, this game will be the cause of, and solution to most heated debates in the house.

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  6. Dobble Game
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    Dobble Game

    Dobble is a speedy observation game where players race to match the identical symbol between cards. If you think you have a keen eye for detail or fast reflexes, then test your abilities with this fun game! In Dobble, players compete to find the matching symbol between one card and another. Every card is unique and has only one symbol in common with any other in the deck. Perfect for families made up of all ages, this game is about skill and observation!  

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  7. Disney Top Trumps
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    Disney Top Trumps

    Disney fans both young and old will love this Classic Top Trumps game that has a Disney twist!  Perfect for families with young children, this game involves everyone in the fun. Find out which character is the most adventurous or which one sang the most songs. You could even play this card game after watching one of your favourite Disney movies and enhance your movie night. 

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  8. Star Wars Card Game
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    Star Wars Card Game

    With the Skywalker Saga having come to its epic conclusion in recent months, there’s no better way to celebrate this iconic franchise than with this pack of Star Wars Playing Cards. This stylish collectable playing card pack is inspired by the iconic films and comes complete with an embossed Stormtrooper tin, making it a great gift idea for fans of all ages.  

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  9. Marvel Top Trumps
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    Marvel Top Trumps

    Another great Top Trumps game you can play, but this time, featuring your favourite Marvel heroes! Great heroes from stories like Guardians of the Galaxy, the Avengers, Ant-Man and Spiderman as well as their nemeses have been assembled to bring you a great games night activity. You can play this Marvel Top Trumps game anytime, anywhere, with as many people as you like, so it’s not just great for family nights in, but it’s great to have in your back pocket for a family trip.  

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  10. Doctor Who Trivial Pursuit
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    Doctor Who Trivial Pursuit

    You don’t need a TARDIS to travel through the Universe, you just need this amazing Doctor Who Trivial Pursuit game! Featuring 600 questions about the world’s most famous time-lord, this set is guaranteed to test your knowledge of the British tv show to the limits. Answer questions on, Time Lords, Companions, Episodes & Stories, Years & Dates, Monsters, and Cast, Crew & Beyond. This is the perfect game for any Doctor Who loving family.  

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Tara Cox

Tara Cox

Contributing Writer