Thank you for visiting Group Games 101.

If you enjoy playing games with friends, then you’re going to LOVE Group Games 101.

Our Mission

We strive to create the ultimate online database of easy-to-follow and enjoyable instructional guides to some of America’s (and the world’s) favorite group games, and some lesser-known games too. 

This includes giving you all the tools needed to understand each game, while also giving you the ability to set up the game in your very own home as well as the equipment that you’ll need for every game too.

Group Games 101 was created in the unprecedented and unpredictable times of the Coronavirus pandemic as a way to introduce fun tabletop games that can either be played while the world endures lockdown restrictions, and also give ideas to some great games that can be played after restrictions have ended. …

And after all, most of the games that we cover on the site have been around for decades if not centuries, so it is vitally important that these games also continue to be played well into the future.

Getting Started

If this is your first time at Group Games 101 and you’re not quite sure what game you and the family should play next, then be sure to start by clicking on the type of game category you’re interested in displayed along the top of the page.

There, you will see detailed and informative guides to a whole host of games with recommended age groups included so you can see if the game is appropriate for the intended audience.

Some of the types of games we cover include Bar games like Pool games, Dart games, and even Shuffleboard

Other games are also not forgotten about, so read up on our guides to Card games, Board games, and Traditional games.

We cover all sorts of games, from the ones that you may have heard of before such as Operation or Trivial Pursuit, to the modern takes on certain games such as Kan-Jam or Taboo

If you’re thinking of playing a group game with people you don’t really know too well, then check out our guides to camp games for small groups or group games for teenagers. These give quick summaries of games ideal for breaking the ice. 

As you may expect, we also absolutely love playing both big group games and small group games too. By browsing through the vast game suggestions we have on our site, you will be sure to find a great group game to play with your friends, family, or even work colleagues. There is truly something for everyone. 

Group Games 101 is divided up into 2 main areas:

Game Guides

This is our knowledge base, where you will find all our guides on how to play, rules, tips and tricks, and general strategy.

If you’re looking for further help or suggestions, then get yourself started by checking out some of our comprehensive group game lists:

Gear/Equipment Guides

This area focuses on the recommended equipment you’ll need for a certain game. 

Our detailed review and comparison guides will hopefully help you decide what’s the best value for yourself if you decide you want to own the best quality gear for an array of different games.

Have a look at some of our reviews that we have written for a couple of popular games that we feel is improved by having the best equipment to hand: 

Get in touch

We hope that by browsing this site you are able to find exactly the game that you were looking for, or that you’ve even managed to find something new that you cannot wait to introduce to your friends and family. 

We add new games weekly, so if your favorite game is yet to be added you may be in luck in the not too distant future.

Like you though, we are always excited to discover new games to play.

So if you have any new game ideas which we haven’t included on the site, please contact us and let us know!

Also, let us know if you have any other questions or if you need further tips about any of the games we have already covered in any of our current guides. 

Remember to keep safe while playing

Accidents do happen, especially with some of the more physical games that we cover. 

All games that are intended for kids do need adult supervision in the unlikely case that something does go wrong.

Group games 101 cannot be held responsible for any physical injury or damages that may occur when playing any of the games listed on this site.