Chatting with friends and loved ones is a fun thing to do, but you don’t want to bore them off with too much talk all the time. Playing fun text games with your friends can add spice to your Whatsapp chats and make the conversation even more interesting.
Below, you will find an array of fun games to play with friends and loved ones on Whatsapp. Share these game ideas with them and find out what they think about it.
Interesting Games to Play on Whatsapp
1. Kiss, Marry, Kill
To play the Kiss, Marry, Kill game, you will select three people (they can be anyone from mutual friends or celebrities) and your friend has to choose which one to kiss, which one to marry, and which one to kill.
2. Friends Tag Questions
This is a fun game that helps friends discover how well they know each other. To play the friend tag, ask your friend or special one questions about yourself or relationship to see how well your friend knows you. Example: Where did we meet? The person with the highest number of correct answers wins the game.
To play, ask your opponent a riddle and set the number of tries they have to get the correct answer. Don’t pick overcomplicated riddles as it kills the fun.
4. 20 Questions
To play the twenty questions texting game, one player must pick something; it could be an object, place or anything at all. Tell your opponent what category, your item falls. E.g. An object, a place, a plant, etc. Then your opponent will try to guess the object you chose in 20 Questions or less.
5. Word Unscramble
Pick a word, and then your opponent has to identify other words that could be formed using the letters from the selected word. Set a time limit, the person with the highest number of unscrambled words wins.
6. Name Game
You and your friends choose a topic, such as celebrities or zoo animals. The first player will say a word in the chosen category. The second player then says a word or a name that begins with the last letter of the first player’s word.
To play the abbreviation texting game, all you have to do is pick a category, mention an abbreviation or acronym; then your opponent has to tell you the correct meaning of the abbreviation. The person with the highest number of correct answers wins the game.
To play this game, A deed beginning with “Never have I” is read. If you have done the deed, you will either send an ugly picture of yourself or do whatever punishment that is given to you.
9. Gun To Your Head
In this fun texting game, you ask your opponent what they would do if a gun were pointed to their head. Example: Gun to your head, which celebrity wedding are you going to sneak into?. The rules are you cannot attack your attacker and you have to answer the question.
10. Name that Tune
Simply text a lyric to your friends and whoever correctly names the song first is the winner. If no one gets it from the line you send out, you can keep sending them lyrics until they guess it or admit defeat.
11. Emoji Challenge
To play the emoji challenge game, you send an emoji, and your friend tries to interpret what it means. For example: Merging a crown and lion emoji could suggest the Lion King movie.
12. Finish my sentence
This game is suitable for very close friends or lovers. For this game, one person will start a sentence, and the other person will complete the sentence. Example: I come back from work; I open the refrigerator and ____.
13. Find the missing object
Download puzzle images online and share to your friends on WhatsApp to find the missing object. The first to find the missing object wins the game.
14. This or That
To play this game, you have to choose which you prefer from several choices of two options each. For example: You have to choose between Netflix or Youtube, Burger or Pizza and so on.
15. Numbers Dare
Simply tell your contacts to choose a number ranging from 1 to 20, and then you will text them the dare in the number they have chosen.
The Would You Rather game is similar to “This or That”. It requires you and your friends to pick one of two difficult choices.
17. Take A Trip
Start this texting game by writing “I am going to ____ and I am taking ____.” Both you and your friends have to finish this sentence by filling the blanks with words starting with the letter A and working through the alphabet until you get to the letter “Z”.
18. Guess the Movie
All you have to do is quote movie dialogues (common or otherwise) and have the other person guess which movie it’s from.
19. Last Letter Game
To play this game, the first player will mention a word, and then, the other player must say a word that starts with the last letter of the word the first player said.
20. Story Time
Make up a story with your friends– one sentence at a time. One person starts the story with a line. The other player adds to the story with another line.
21. Find the mistake
Share an image with a missing number or incorrect spelling and ask your friends to find the mistake. Although the mistake might seem obvious, it is very common to just skip over it.
22. Exit the maze
To play Exit the maze, you will send an image of something trapped somewhere with different exit points to your friends and ask them which one is the only correct exit to rescue the person or object.
23. Unpopular Opinions
You and your friends will take turns sharing your unpopular opinion on various topics like restaurants or hit movies and commenting on each other’s opinions.
Text your friend a series of underscores representing the number of letters in the word you’ve chosen. Your friend will respond with a letter they believe might be in the word. If the guess is correct, send your friend the underscores again, this time filling the correctly guessed letter. If they are wrong, you can reply with the number of guesses that remain.
25. Questions Only
This texting game is a great way to pass time with friends on WhatsApp. All the participants can only ask each other questions—nothing else! When asked a question, you can only reply with another question and you cannot repeat a question that’s already been asked. If someone takes too long to answer with a new question, they are out.