Uncomfortable with the idea of going out, yet sick of all the stay-home activities you know of? Don’t worry, we have some group activities you can do virtually with your friends that aren’t as boring as the ones you’ve heard of. You’ll have a little (hopefully more) fun, we promise.
Looking for some excitement? Here’s a game that will keep you at the edge of your seat! Exploding Kittens is a card game where players take turns to draw cards until someone draws an Exploding Kitten, kicking them out of the game. Although it sounds relatively simple, this game is way more fun when brains are involved - strategise how to let your friend draw the card instead! The game ends when there is only one player left.
Download it here (on your mobile phone).
Online Escape Rooms
The Hogwarts Digital Escape Room
Fans of Harry Potter, this is probably the only time you will get to try a Harry Potter themed escape room for free! Here, both your knowledge of Hogwarts and problem-solving skills are crucial. Even if you aren’t a fan, there are multiple fandom links scattered throughout the form to help you understand the references. Done solely through a Google Form, it’s pure genius. Good job, Peters Township Public Library! Accio Google Form!
Note: This Escape Room session is available in multiple languages, from Italian to French and many more. No worries if English isn’t your first language!
A Google Form escape room doesn’t thrill you as much as you would like? On the Wave app, The Room Escape is an online escape room available in three different themes - Terror/ Thriller/ Adventure. With background music that builds suspense and a countdown timer, you and your friends will definitely start screaming over the screen as you attempt to solve these puzzles in time.
Thanks to technology, we finally have an online version of this classic guessing game. With a minimum of 4 players, there are two teams - a red team and a blue team. In each team, there is a spymaster who gives their teammates one-word clues. The team that guesses all their coloured words first wins. If a team guesses the word in the dark grey box, the game ends.
Click here to play.
Don’t be fooled by its simple design, this realtime multiplayer game combining football and air hockey will bring out your competitive side(s) as you play with friends. Did you know? Mario Carbajal, the author of Haxball actually started on Haxball to test the Flash Player’s P2P capabilities. Initially an aimless project, it has grown to be the well-loved game it is today, appearing on multiple forums.
Click here to play.
Not into games and prefer something you can call productive? Culturally has some online workshops you can consider with your friends!
DIY Kit Video Call Party
We understand the excitement that comes with purchasing a DIY kit (who wouldn’t, when they are so adorable?) Shop Culturally has curated a perfect list of kits here, but after a while, the inertia to start becomes so very real. What better way to enjoy this creative hands-on experience than doing it together with your friends via video call? This group activity is sure to bring you many laughs, especially when your clumsy friend takes longer than the average human would.
Palate Sensations’ Cooking Class
We’ve been there - the place where we’re no longer able to keep up with incomprehensible cooking tutorials on YouTube. Thank God you won’t have to worry about that when the chef is able to answer your questions right there and then! From Indonesian cuisine to French seafood, you’ll be spoilt for choices when you book this cooking party activity with your friends. Minimum 4 parties required.
Click here to check out the different options available.
Can’t get enough of this virtual fun? Here’s another article we posted with many other fun virtual activities. Remember to share with us how it goes on social media! #DoItWithCulturally
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At Culturally, we offer customised hands-on cultural experiences for you and your loved ones to enjoy and have fun whilst learning about other cultures!