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International Games Day @ SJSU

SJSU is hosting International Games Day! This guide gives you information about the virtual event, links to fun free games, and other gaming resources!

Free Virtual Games

Image Title/Description # of Players Length Links 

Among Us

A multiplayer game set in space, where players take roles and prep the spaceship. Beware of any imposters! 

Free mobile download, and paid stream version.

4-10 Varies- 15 minutes usually

Google Play Store Download

Apple Store Download

Steam Download

Boardgame Arena

Some free games available: 

  1. 6nimmt
  2. Can't Stop
  3. Hanabi
  4. Kingdom Builder
  5. Lucky Numbers
  6. Stone Age
  7. Tokaido
  8. Yahtzee

Free and subscription accounts. Free account limit - players can't be playing from the same locations (can get around this with VPN, or using cellular data).

Varies by game, usually, 2-4 players. Can go up to 10. Varies Registration Link
Codenames

"Two teams compete by each having a "spymaster" give one-word clues that can point to multiple words on the board. The other players on the team attempt to guess their team's words while avoiding the words of the other team." (Wikipedia)

4-64, best with 6-16 15 mins Homepage
Dominion

Card/deck building game.

Need to make an account.

2-6 30 mins Homepage
Dominoes

Play dominoes online.

2-4 15-30 mins Homepage
Drawphone

It's the telephone game, but with pictures!

Best to have timed rounds (60 seconds works well)

4+ 15 mins Homepage
Love Letter

Get your love letter into Princess Annette's hands while deflecting letters from competing suitors. 

2-4 20 mins Homepage
Mario Kart Tour

Free multiplayer mobile version available on Appstore and PlayStore.

You'll need to use your phone for the free version, but you can chat and yell at each other via Zoom! 

Apple Store Download

Google Store Download

Skribbl

Play Pictionary online with Skribbl

2-12 10 mins Homepage
Playing Cards.io

 

Play various traditional and make-your-own games. 

Varies Varies Homepage
Scattergories

Score points by naming objects within a set of categories

Someone needs to share their screen - no way for everyone to have their own (page is randomly generated). 

Varies Varies Homepage
Set with Friends

An online multiplayer card game.

1+ 15-30 mins Homepage
Settlers of Catan

Inspired by Settlers of Catan, Colonist allows you to build settlements, and produce resources.

2-4 60-120 mins Homepage
Tabletopia

Free and subscription accounts. Doesn't teach you rules, doesn't enforce rules. Like tabletop simulator

Varies Varies Registration Link
Tower of Salem

Just like Ultimate Werewolf and Among Us, Town of Salem is a social deduction game where players take roles and try to survive.

7-15 10-45 mins Homepage
Ultimate Werewolf

 

"Each player has an agenda: as a villager, hunt down the werewolves; as a werewolf, convince the other villagers that you are innocent, while secretly attacking those same villagers each night." (Wikipedia)

4-21 30-90 mins Homepage
Words with friends

A mobile game that allows players to take turns building words, crossword-puzzle style.

2 Varies Homepage

 

Print & Play Games

Image Title/Description # of Players Length Links

Bullfrogs

A strategy game with frogs

2-4 20-40 mins Homepage
Catepillar Feast Worksheet

Caterpillar-feast

A caterpillar, dice game. 

1+ Varies Homepage

Love Letter Sender

A game about courtship.

2-6  20 mins Homepage

Orchard

A quick solitaire game. 

1 (solo) 5-10 mins Homepage

PNP Arcade Logo

PNP Arcade Games 

Various free arcade games.

Varies Varies Homepage