This lockdown period has made everyone bored and has made it tiresome to stay at home alone with nothing to do. A good way to alleviate boredom and stress is to hang out with your friends. Now you can do that online with the help of Zoom where you can have meetings with your close friends and have fun with them. Sometimes just talking on the video call also gets a bit stale, to freshen things up you can also try playing games in the zoom meeting.
Top 7 Popular games that you can play with your friends on zoom meetings.
A very popular game amongst Indians, charades can be a lot of fun when played amongst friends. You can divide yourself into 2 teams and send the opponent’s representative a movie as a private message and have him scout it out on the video call, it will be a very fun game to play as charades can get the competitive spirit out of anyone.
Truth or Dare
Truth or Dare is a game for banter. It is designed in a way such that you can either extract a secret from your friend or make them do anything you want. This game will light up the mood of any dull zoom mooting with its unexpected answers and bold dares.
This ‘game’ of sorts is a fun way to express and show off the talent of you and your friends. It can be anything; singing, poetry, acting, making jokes, etc. It is just a chill way to help you discover any hidden gems among your friends. It can also be used as a way to joke around and have a hearty laugh at the expense of your friend’s talent or lack thereof, just be sure not to hurt anyone’s feelings.
Most likely to
The objective of this game is to vote for that friend amongst yourselves who is most likely to do that specific thing. For example, if someone says ‘most likely to kiss someone of the same sex’, the group of friends must vote for that one person who is most likely amongst the group to do that, and the person that gets the most votes has to take a shot. This game will also give you a clear view of what your friends think of you.
Netflix Watch Party
There is nothing that beats the feeling of watching a movie with your friends. It beats just sitting alone and watching a movie any day. There are many online services that offer watch parties which you and your friends can opt-in. You can make it more amusing by making it a drinking game where you drink every time someone says some specific word in the movie.
Never Have I Ever
You might play this game with college or school friends. The game starts with simple things but slowly it turns into some amazing facts. Rules are very simple. The first person says ‘Never Have I Ever’, quickly the second person gives the name of any activity or any stuff. The first person has to respond with” Never or I Did”. You should try this game with friends.
‘Baithe, baithe, kya karein? Karna hai kuch kaam,
Shuru karo antakshari, leke prabhu ka naam!’
Antakshari is an immensely popular game all over India and incorporating it into your Zoom meetings with students will just make them more fun. The objective of the game is simple; each contestant has to sing a song starting from the last letter of the previous contestant’s song. The person loses if they fail to come up with any songs or repeat a song that has already been used.
Hope this article livens up your usually entertaining zoom meetings with your friends even more. Stay safe and have fun!