10 popular board and card games to try out during your next family game night

Tired of playing the regular Monopoly during game night?

Make bonding with your family more fun and meaningful with these 10 updated versions of well-loved classics and contemporary board games that’ll have your loved ones looking forward to it every time.


1. Scrabble Trickster

Scrabble may get boring quickly when you have a bookworm in your family, so level the playing field with this version! Like a cross between Uno and Scrabble, this one has “Trick Cards” such as stealing your opponents last score to improve your chances of winning.

Retails at SGD32.70 on Shopee.

2. Monopoly Pokemon

Switch up your version of Monopoly with this Pokemon version. With a brightly coloured game board and bespoke Pokemon tokens like Pikachu, Charmander, and Evie, it’s a kids-approved update to the classic game.

Available for SGD26.90 on Shopee.

3. Battleships

Compact and light, this game can be brought anywhere easily: challenge your family to a game of wits and strategy during game night with this well-loved and unique classic that remains a staple in our game collection.

Get it here at SGD21.

4. Risk


Similarly, train up your kids’ diplomatic and strategic skills with this classic game of adventure and conquest, just like Indiana Jones!

Retails on Shopee for SGD25.62.

5. Taboo

Perfect for any group and all individuals, take your favourite game of charades up a notch with Taboo. It requires you to get active and move around in a race against time, so the restless young ones can have fun too.

Retails on Shopee for SGD23.


6. Dungeons & Dragons

Fancy a challenge? The ultimate strategy game that even adults may find difficult, this one involves dragons, dungeon masters, sidekicks and more, and you can even get the extension packs if you can’t get enough of it!

Retails for SGD45.90 on Shopee.

7. Avalon

Think of this like the sized-down and less intense version of Dungeons & Dragons, great if you can only spare half an hour from your schedule to battle Mordred’s evil minions – or be one yourself!

Available on Shopee for SGD22.13.

8. Harry Potter: Hogwarts Battle

Perfect for the biggest Potterhead you know, join the iconic Gryffindor four, Harry, Hermione, Ron, and Neville, on their continued quest to defeat the evils that have returned to Hogwarts. Fans of this franchise will love roleplaying as their favourite characters, as well as the intricate details on this game.

Get this on Shopee for SGD116.90.

9. The Singaporean Dream

A sartorial take on being the “perfect Singaporean”, this comedic crowd-funded project is created by popular comedy page SGAG and encourages you to “sabo” your friends and family to get to the top as the “most successful one” in the group.

The game and its expansion pack start at SGD29.60 on Shopee.

10. Exploding Kittens

Trouble keeping your kids interested? This card game will do the trick! This one takes only 15 minutes per game to cater to your little ones’ attention span and features adorable kittens of all personalities.

Retails for SGD15.50 on Shopee.

11. True Colours

Have you always wondered what your family actually thinks of you? Try the “burning bridges” game in card form with True Colours: get to know each other even better in this game that features a private ballot on who best fits the description on the card, and prepare to be shocked by their guesses!

Retails fro SGD29.90 on Shopee.