We’ve all been spending a little more time inside lately and whether you gather with your family in person, or through the screen of a device, you’re probably ready for something new to spice things up. These Black-owned group games give you and your family an opportunity to come together and have fun while circulating your dollars within our community.
Black Wall Street The Board Game helps your family increase your Financial Literacy and Black History Knowledge at the same time. This game was inspired by the real businesses and events from early 1900’s Tulsa, Oklahoma Black Wall Street — one of the most economically successful communities in American History. Click here to shop.
Brilliant or BS? is billed as a hilarious trivia party game for know-it-alls and big fat liars. The game comes with 85 trivia questions that ask players to do whatever it takes to convince the other players that you know the right answer…even if you’re actually clueless. Brilliant or BS? was created by TV challenge producer Kimelia Weathers Smith, a Washington D.C. native who turned her joy for hosting game nights for her friends into a career developing challenges for reality competition shows. Click here to shop.
Fam Foolery, Inc produces Trap Wars® The Urban Game Night Experience and Trap Wars® The Game Show, a live Game Show that highlights and showcases Black businesses. Trap Wars® The Urban Game Night Experience is a family friendly, travel-size game that promises fun for the culture. This card based game is played in teams and each must guess the word on their card the quickest without using trap words. Trap Wars® The Game Show is a live, virtual game show that lets players support Black businesses while having fun. Click here to shop.
Financial IQ is a flashcard game designed to make the serious topic of financial independence a fun conversation for the whole family. The game has 69 questions/cards that provide a strong foundation for understanding your financial behavior. It covers topics related to general finances, credit, debt, savings, expenses, and investing. Click here to shop.
This Black culture card game asks players to use their knowledge of Black culture to rank cards in order of Blackness. Trading Races comes in an original pack and comes with additional expansion packs (with titles like Chicago, Uncle Tom, and Stay Woke) for purchase. The game’s creator says, “If played right, this is an extremely fun and entertaining game about the malleability of race.” Click here to shop.
This game is for the 18 and over crowd, and promises good-natured fun for those who don’t mind getting roasted during game night. Winsults is you, unfiltered. With anyone you know, you insult each other using your knowledge and imagination. The Winsults deck provides the structure. You decide how far you’re willing to go. Click here to shop.
This social media-based board game is a good way to help older generations connect with young folks. Verified was created by a black father and son and grew out of their experience working with at risk and incarcerated youth.The pair found that the youth were not connecting to traditional games and icebreakers, but loved spending time on social media. So, they created ‘Verified’ A Party Game for Social Media Lovers. The game is simple. Be the first player to collect 50K followers and 50K likes to win, and become ‘Verified’ amongst your family & friends. Click here to shop.