5 Fun Party Games to Play Long Distance
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If you are apart from your friends or family at Christmas, New Year, or any other occasion, don’t worry! There are still plenty of ways you can celebrate with them even if you are not together physically. Using sites and apps like Skype, Zoom, and Facetime, you can communicate and make memories with your loved ones from anywhere in the world.

Video call parties have become increasingly popular as technology has developed, and many of us will be celebrating with loved ones using technology instead of visiting their homes or hosting them in our homes in person. However, you may be wondering how to pass the time and make the most of your calls once conversation has run out. Thankfully, there are plenty of things that you can do to of party games that you can play long distance over services like Skype. In this guide, we will explore five of the best.


Kahoot! Online Quizzes

Everyone loves a good pub quiz or game of trivia. Something that can be even more fun and enjoyable for you to play with friends or loved ones is a personalised quiz. With the platform Kahoot!, you can create and publish your own custom quizzes on whatever topic you choose, from our favourite football team to that family holiday where grandad had one too many pints!


UNO! has been an incredibly popular party game for many years now. It is simple, easy to learn, suitable for all the family, and surprisingly addictive. Although it originated as a pack of cards, there is now an online version that you can play together for free. Be warned – this game can get very competitive, especially when the deadly Wild Draw 4 card is played.

Cards Against Humanity

If you and your friends or loved ones prefer a game that is a little more risqué and great for drinking along with, why not try Cards Against Humanity? This game is available both as a physical pack of cards and also as a free online version that you can easily play over video call. With outrageous and taboo subjects covered, this is not one for the faint of heart. If your sense of humour is a little dark, however, it can provide man hours of hilarity.

Live Casino Games

If you and your loved ones like to gamble at Christmas or any other occasion, there’s no need to break out separate packs of cards and send money via bank transfer to each other each round. Why not all log into one of the many live casino games available online? There are plenty of games available for you to choose from, just don’t get too competitive!


Charades is the ultimate classic party game. Everyone knows the rules, and you can play it without any equipment or scoreboard needed. Playing charades over Zoom or Skype can be every bit as fun as playing it in the same room together! A good game of charades can provide endless laughter.

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