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The Best Apps to Play in a Group with Friends and Family

You may be missing your friends and family in these quarantine days, but luckily there are plenty of apps that allow you to chat and also play games together online. In this article, we'll suggest some of the best free online games for you to share with friends.


HouseParty is a social network that lets you play games online with your friends. It starts with a videoconference, and then the group chooses which game to play. The platform offers a host of games, such as Trivial, Pictionary, Who's who, and more.

You can download it here.

Parchis STAR

Parchis STAR is an app that lets you play Parchis online, the mythical game with colored houses. You can play with up to four players anywhere in the world!

You can download it here for Android.


Gartic is a fun game in which, under a time limit, a person must draw a picture and have their team guess what it is. The app version works the same, and you can play with up to 10 players. This app also supports multiple languages.

You can download it for Android here.


Uno is a classic card game and also available as an app. It has a very colorful interface and a range of advanced options that make it more fun. In each contest, the group can set new rules, and each player can create their avatar.

You can download it here.

Trivia Crack

Trivia Crack is a trivial style question and answer game. There are about six categories of questions, and you can play with any user who also has the app. You can even invite multiple friends to join your game room. This app is available in 20 different languages.

You can find it here for Android.

Escape Room

For those looking for more excitement, we recommend escape rooms! In these games, you have to find the clues to leave a room by solving various puzzles.

Although they have become trendy in recent years, there are also now several very entertaining online versions. Generally, you can't always play in real-time remotely with friends. However, you can play with friends you're physically with. Here, we'll show you more about several popular escape room games.

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