Best Family Board & Card Games Apps

Family games are found in this category. These games involve gameplay for multiple players of all ages. Types include quiz, guessing, and board-style family games. Family games are great for those who are looking to have fun together with their family.

Last updated 03-26-2017

Domino
1st

Domino

Android

Seller: baKno Games

35 3.5

Do you remember the fun days of playing dominoes as a child? Now, you can lay down virtual domino cards and match all the tiles in the palm of your hand. Win each round against two to four computer opponents as well as online players.

Make your moves with easy drag and drop controls on a clear and user-friendly interface. Enjoy the features of 3D dominoes and soothing music as you play. Win each round against the AI or a human opponent, and become the dominoes champ once again!

▲ Use your strategy to match up all the domino tiles before your opponent does.

▲ Choose how many players to compete against, and adjust your game mode.

▲ Change the designs of your tiles and tables, and choose the option between six and nine pipe sets.

If you want a clearer view of your cards and table, you can easily zoom your view with finger pinching controls.

Decorate your board, and choose the option of customizing your game with six or nine pipe sets and changing the design of the tiles and tables. Enhance your domino playing skills, and see how many tiles you can match until you win the tournament!

Android
Domino

Domino

Free

Dice Cast
2nd

Dice Cast

Android

Seller: mobirix

30 3

The thrill and enjoyment of a good board game comes from both random luck and competition against your friends or family members. Relive those fun times around the table with a mobile app that spices up the concept with treasure and traps, upgradeable characters, unlockable dice, and game-changing skills.

Select your character (called a “Caster”) and your dice; their ranking determines slight bonuses that will give you an edge while playing. Highlight the maps you prefer (Forest, Sea, or Snow), then tap "Ready" to be paired with friends or random players for a free-for-all or a team match-up! When it is your turn, tap and hold the power meter strategically, as it can impact how many pips show. Make your way around the board using treasure to aid you and avoiding squares or traps that will send you back. Be cunning and hope for lucky rolls to snag first place!

▲ Tap and hold on your portrait to power the die cast. A perfect charge has a high chance for a 6!

▲ On snowy stages, in the forest, or at sea, watch out for traps and back-tracking (brown) routes!

▲ You aren't just “the red piece” any more! Buff up your character and your dice, and select skills!

Unlike traditional board games, everything — from the avatars to the dice — can be upgraded, giving you slight bonuses and advantages that can tip the scales in an otherwise random casting of the die. You start with a “Rank C” character, but through regular play and logging in, you can buy or receive more card packs with stronger B, A, or even S levels. You can also purchase new dice and earn new skills that will help you resist traps, knock opponents back further, and earn some extra coins or XP!

Send a message to friends or family: the games are back on! Reignite that passion for competitive board games by playing them together online through this app, and give your experience a fun new twist with leveling elements and collectible goods.

Android
Dice Cast

Dice Cast

Free

Snakes And Ladders 3D
3rd

Snakes And Ladders 3D

Android

Seller: App Invent

25 2.5

Take a stroll down memory lane as you engage in a fun and exciting game of snakes and ladders, digitalized for you! Relive the fun and glorious moments every time you roll the dice and race to the 100th step.

With the game's jungle theme, there are cute characters you can use. Pick among tiger, frog, panda, owl, bear, sloth, fox, and buffalo! Aside from that, you can choose from three game modes. You can compete with computer-controlled opponents, or challenge online players. Furthermore, you can also play with a friend on the same screen; it is that convenient!

Roll the dice now and enjoy this nostalgic board game, anytime, anywhere!

Android
Snakes And Ladders 3D

Snakes And Ladders 3D

Free

Ro-Slam-Bo
4

Ro-Slam-Bo

Android
iOS

Seller: Bizzy Bros

30 3

Are you and your friends bored on a Friday night? Spice up your evening with a board game that uses your favorite childhood hand game!

In this new rock, paper, and scissor mechanic, you play in different teams, and control a set of tiles. You can change each piece to take the shape of a rock, paper, scissor, or a random choice of all three. Once your chip meets with another, they go into battle to defeat each other!

Play in a 25x25 board with 4 teams! There are up to 20 pieces you can use to create amazing strategies to pin foes into losing all their tiles. Go all out in making amazing plays to outsmart your friends, and become the last man standing!

▲ Use all of your board game mastery skills and create strategies to defeat opponents and dominate the competition!

▲ Have all of your friends play along, with tons of customization for the board size and pieces.

The bright colors and smooth user interface await you. Turn your boring nights during holidays into a family battle to see who the best is! Group up your tiles, or spread them out to destroy your foe's pieces. Make fun strategies to fit your kind of play style!

Whenever you need to break the ice, fish out your phone and challenge a friend or family member to a couple of matches. Use the familiar hand game that both of you played when you were young to spark a fun-filled conversation while you play!

Android
Ro-Slam-Bo

Ro-Slam-Bo

$0.99

Coyotea
4

December 21, 2016

Really fun! Haven't seen something like this on the app stores before. Play it with my little sister and it can get pretty challenging. Should be updated more often!

iOS
Ro-Slam-Bo

Ro-Slam-Bo

$0.99

Words With Friends Classic
5

Words With Friends Classic

Android
iOS

Seller: Zynga

25 2.5

Show off your vocabulary prowess through challenging levels of scrabble with friends online! Play alone or test your skills with friends is completely up to you! Feel the nostalgia of playing board games everywhere you go with this convenient word puzzle app! Chat with your friends through here and share thoughts as you play!

You need to sign in to your social media or using your Zynga account before you play. Simply tap to interact and place letters on the board by dragging it. Challenge random players in your list through the "Smart Match Game" and get ready for a fierce match! Communicate with your friends through here and create new friends as you play! Access your games in any devices and play everywhere! With the simple and familiar interface, you'll be able to enjoy your favorite childhood game on mobile!

Android
Words With Friends Classic

Words With Friends Classic

Free

iOS
Words With Friends Classic

Words With Friends Classic

Free

Heads Up!
6

Heads Up!

Android
iOS

Seller: Warner Bros. International Enterprises

30 3

Play the funniest and most entertaining trivia party game with friends and family. To play, one player must be selected to hold the phone above their forehead while a word is displayed on the screen of the phone. The other players must try to act out or give clues to the one player without saying what it is. Players will have to test their knowledge of trivia to guess the answer correctly. Meanwhile, the other players will have to act or perform silly gestures in order to convey the word or phrase.

This app was featured and endorsed by Ellen DeGeneres. This game is family friendly, and great to play at parties and events.

▲ Each player has to try and guess the word or phrase on the screen within 60 seconds.

▲ Tilt the screen upwards to pass if you don't know the answer.

▲ There are dozens of trivia words and scenarios to choose from to suit every situation.

To earn points, players must correctly guess the word or phrase displayed on the screen. They can earn points for every right answer. Players can also pass if they can’t answer, but do not get any points for passing. Everyone takes turns holding the phone. The player with the most points win!

There are dozens of trivia categories to choose from. People will be frantically waving their arms and trying to explain wildly. As a party game, this is exceptionally fun and engaging.

Android
Heads Up!

Heads Up!

Free

greeniemeenie
4

January 29, 2017

Surprisingly this is a really fun game, my kids love it! Fun for when waiting for food at restaurant or going somewhere to pass the time. It can be a little slow at times, but usually it's fine.

iOS
Heads Up!

Heads Up!

$0.99

Heist
7

Heist

Android

Seller: TUOGOL

30 3

Want to play a fun word and picture card matching game with your friends and family in the living room? Make two to three teams, choose your captain, and win the game by flipping over all your cards before the opposing team. Use an android phone or tablet to connect to a Chromecast.

The fun never ends as you play using over 750 words and 520 pictures! Play as a cop, robber, or banker and tap on the screen to flip your card. Use hints to uncover your card before the other team. Make family game night fun with words, pictures, strategy, and full of laughter.

Pictionario Party
8

Pictionario Party

Android

Seller: Sistemas+

25 2.5

The party is a flop and it's up to you to bring the life back! Forget about needing physical equipment and pull out your device and send the gathering back into hyper mode with this game of the mind and a sweet touch of everyone's creative skill.

Take turns in guessing drawings made by each member of the team. Using the built-in canvas, illustrate the given word for your teammates to guess without you saying any word. On the other hand, you may also use this to time every turn and use a paper instead when drawing.

▲Draw on the blank canvas the image that the team should guess.

▲Points are scored automatically but you may adjust it manually as well.

Words are categorized by color according to its type. Whether it's people, places, animals, objects or actions. Even the difficult words are on the pink card to warn you. Options of skipping or guessing the word also available. If the word was guessed right, one point is automatically added to the guessing team. Although, you may also do this manually.

Whether it's a large-size corporate party or a small gathering with your workmates, make the day more exciting with this guessing game. Save money for buying paper and pen and directly draw on your device for them to guess. Same merriment with less penny to spend.

Android
Pictionario Party

Pictionario Party

Free

Charades Pictures!
9

Charades Pictures!

Android
iOS

Seller: Bosphorus Mobile

20 2

Spice up your gatherings with a new take on the ever-popular game of Charades! This time the "it" will have to act out pictures for you and your friends to guess. Hurry up before time runs out! Play the guessing game through your smart devices with this app!

Packed with nine categories: Food, Animals, Mimic, Jobs, Brands and more, topics have been picked with both kids and adults in mind. Once you guess it correctly, you can easily proceed to the next picture card through touch or tilt. Let the fun start and play Charades with pictures!

Android
Charades Pictures!

Charades Pictures!

Free

iOS
Charades Pictures!

Charades Pictures!

Free

Domino
10

Domino

Android

Seller: Khaleel

20 2

Dominoes is a classic game of tiles where players must play against each other to get the most points. Through the years, it has gained popularity among people of various ages; even now, it can be played on computers and even mobile phones.

This domino app for mobile is a convenient way to play your favorite tile game. Simplified interface and graphics makes for faster and smoother game play. Learn and improve your domino skills against an intelligent AI or against another player.

You have a choice between two modes: versus the AI or against another player. Take your pick and start the game. All you need to do is tap to select and set your domino pieces. You can even change configurations to make your games more personalized and challenging. Lay out your tiles as best as you can dominate this game of dominoes!

Android
Domino

Domino

Free