What can couples do to have fun at home alone together? Which activities can couples do to get closer, to bond, or just to prevent boredom and keep the spark?
A dull routine can kill any relationship. Don’t spend another afternoon or evening in front of the TV and learn about the most fun and romantic couple games to play at home – to keep the love and spark in your relationship – starting today.
Here’s what you’ll find here:
The 16 Best Couple Games to Play at Home
Let’s start with card games:
Below you’ll find the most effective, bonding, intimate, and romantic conversation games and card games you can play with your boyfriend at home.
A conversation game for couples is a great way to start a meaningful conversation with your partner, and a way to better understand him and get him to open up to you.
Best Card Games/Conversation Games for Couples
Offering 3 games in one, Talk/Flirt/Dare helps you decide what direction your date will go tonight.
The Talk deck is great for you and him alone, or with other couples. The Flirt or Dare is best for when you are alone with him at home – letting you talk and dare your way to better intimacy – romantic or physical.
This can really spice up your intimate moments at home alone together.
Warning: you may think you know him, but you will probably be surprised at some of his responses.
2. Our Moments: Couples
Our Moments is one of the best romantic games for couples to play at home or on the go, and a great game to prevent boredom.
The game offers some questions that you would never have thought to ask one another – that’ll make you laugh and enjoy each other’s company while strengthening your relationship and finding your way back to intimacy.
3. The Discovery Game
No matter how long you’ve been together, this conversation-starter couple game will help you learn something new about your boyfriend.
Suited for any couple in a long term relationship, this game is fun and a great intimacy booster.
4. Tabletopics: Date Night
This card game for couples includes hundreds of conversation-starting questions. The questions are meant not only to entertain but to inspire couples to connect again.
We love the Date Night Deck – it has many serious, funny, and unique questions we’ve never seen before.
Some of the questions are serious, while others are more light-hearted, and some downright deep.
5. Forbidden Island
This great card game is completely cooperative – you either both win or both lose (just like a relationship 😉).
You are given a number of actions and you can spend them to move, gather sacred treasures on the island, or save the island. As you move forward, the game gets harder and more fun.
Best Board Games for Couples
Board games make a great way for a couple to learn more about each other or create greater emotional intimacy.
Some will help turn you on physically, and others are great for a simple night of fun with each other.
Here are the best games to play as couples, and the best two-player board games in 2020:
1. Sherlock Holmes Consulting Detective
This couples board game is great if you like solving crime puzzles together. It will get you extremely involved and demands your cooperation and communication skills – as a couple.
Don’t worry, Sherlock Holmes is there to help you out.
👉 It has 3 levels of play:
- Intimate – if you want to take it slow and romantic
- Passionate – a little more intense
- Steamy – you know what this means 😉
2. Better Me Game
If you are looking for a more serious game – to spark deeper conversations – this is the right game for you.
This game will make you two connect through telling lessons you’ve learned throughout your life to each other, and find out what he thinks about topics you’ve probably never shared before.
It’s one of the best couple games to supercharge your communication and find out much more about his values and life philosophy.
3. The Kama Sutra Board Game
Can you guess what the Kama Sutra board game is all about? 😉
This game will spice up any evening home alone with your boyfriend, with plenty of ideas for intimate activities, which you complete when you move your pieces along the board.
It’s not all about sex here, it helps you boost both your emotional and physical exploration, curiosity, and intimacy. I love this relationship-building game.
👉 Warning: most players do not seem to get to the end of the game 😜
4. Ticket to Ride
I always try to find good two-player games, and this one is perfect. You’re creating railroads from one destination in North America to another.
It is different every time, so the re-playability is very good. The length of the game can be short or long, depending on the cards you are dealt with. Lots of fun.
Truth or Dare for Couples
Truth or dare is one of the best games to play when you are home alone.
👉 See my huge list of 80+ flirty/funny flirty truth or dare questions over text – you can use tonight!
How about a sexy truth or dare?
This game has 100 naughty truth or dare sticks with questions to heat things up between you two – faster than ever.
Don’t worry, none of these sticks are too crazy.
Would You Rather Game for Couples
The Would You Rather game is another perfect game for couples who want to get to know each other better.
Knowing about the random things your partner would do in a crazy situation can tell you a lot about his way of thinking – not an easy task when it comes to guys. 😜
Here’s the board game version of it, that you can play as is or just use the cards and ask each other back and forth for fun!
Oldies but Goodies
In this section, you’ll find classic games and how to play them romantically as a couple. Easy and fun!
Did you know you can play Scrabble in a romantic way?
The only rule is that the words or sentences must be romantic/sexy.
For example, you can play a “dirty” word scrabble. Each “dirty” word earns 50 extra points.
In the “kiss” version, you spell out a body part, and your boyfriend gets to kiss you there.
And finally, the naughty “strip scrabble” – a piece of clothing comes off your spouse (or you) for every 50 points you earn.
This game can become even more romantic in front of a fire with a glass of wine and soft music in the background.
Sink the ship
This classic game can be turned romantic easily. Whoever is losing the game has to do what their partner asks them to do. Free your mind and let your imagination fire up.
Blindfolded guessing game
Blindfold your boyfriend (or you go first) and ask him to guess what you’re putting in his mouth. Start with chocolate, grapes, lemon, and continue with your elbow and you know what’s next. 😉
This game is not only fun but a way to build trust because blindfolding makes him vulnerable and “at your “mercy”.
Don’t forget to take turns.
Best Video Games for Couples
If you and your boyfriend like playing video games, how about grabbing a cup of cocoa and escaping stress with the best co-op video games?
Here are the best video games to play as a couple, that will make you cooperate and have a lot of fun together.
Work on your communication skills and have a lot of fun taking the job of chefs in a crazy bustling kitchen. You’ll be screaming and laughing together, while you conquer everything that’s being thrown at you in this super fun game.
You and your partner really have to cooperate with your movements to optimize service and not get in each others’ way.
Rayman: Origins is the perfect video game for running, jumping, swinging, and climbing through this beautiful quest – with your boyfriend. I love the variety of challenges you can overcome together.
Another great thing about this game is the drop-in and drop-out option, which means either of you can step away to bring a snack – without interfering with the game and messing up your partners’ rhythm.
A great platform game for couples to play together.
See more great games for couples – here.
Playing games together at home is a great opportunity to get to know each other better, build your friendship, improve your relationship and just have a lot of fun and laughter together.
We’ve selected the best two-player games for couples to play at home (alone) to replace another boring night in front of the TV and to help you spark things in your relationship.
Cooperative games make you work together and are a fun way to practice teamwork, the foundation of any good and long-lasting relationship.
If you haven’t played together for a while, I suggest you start tonight.
Rooting for ya,