The 11 Best Board Games For Surviving The January Doldrums

As much as we cherish all the resolutions and fresh starts the new year brings, there's a distinct cabin fever-feeling that brews when cooped up during the coldest, darkest time of the year. So, in an effort to create some indoor fun more social than a Netflix marathon this season, we're leaning on the OG of fun-making: the board game.
Hear us out: Board games no longer need to be relegated to lackluster rounds of Yahtzee or exhaustive bouts of Scrabble. These days, the available options are packed full of adult-friendly thrills — from outrageous meme-making cards games to maniacal twists on old classics. Hanging with friends and fam has never felt more freeing than with a sassy round of Sorry! Not Sorry! or the Russian roulette-style Exploding Kittens. So instead of pulling out a dusty Monopoly box from 1998, shake things up with one of the ten, hilarity-inducing games ahead.
At Refinery29, we’re here to help you navigate this overwhelming world of stuff. All of our market picks are independently selected and curated by the editorial team. If you buy something we link to on our site, Refinery29 may earn commission.

More from Home

R29 Original Series