Tired of playing Chess against the same friend you beat every time you play? Not having the best luck at your local poker game each week? Switch it up and play the very same games you know and love right on your smart phone with an internet connection. Your internet browser can be used for more than just learning about different Medicare supplement plans. You can play against anyone in the world who’s also online and playing that game.
Some of the most popular board games and card games from your childhood are now available to you via the internet on your smart phone. To play against someone else, simply connect to the internet either through a WiFi hotspot in your house or local coffee shop, or by using data from your cell phone plan. Download your favorite game, most of them are entirely free, create a username, and find someone online to play against.
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Poker is a popular game to play online without even having to use real money, simply bet fake money as a simulation of the real thing to hone your skills. Poker games usually come in one pack that you download, so you can play Texas Hold ‘Em, Roulette, Black Jack, Craps, or even hit the Slot Machines if you want. If even fake betting isn’t your thing, classic card games like Bridge, Cribbage, Go Fish, War, etc. are also available to play against other people.
Chess, Checkers, and Backgammon are classic board games most everyone know and love, but you may even find more intense board games online such as Monopoly, The Game of Life, Scrabble, and Schutes and Ladders. If you’re a trivia buff, there are a number of different trivia games to play in virtually any subject imaginable. And if you have a group of friends or family together, modern twists on classic group games like Charades and Pictionary can be downloaded as well.
Heads Up is a popular one that involves holding your phone on your head with the screen facing out displaying a clue word for everyone in the group to see except for you. They try to give you hints to get you to guess the word, and then move on to the next one in a given period of time to see who can get the most correct. All of these games can be accessed right from your pocket, it couldn’t be any easier to have fun with games in 2018.