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Here is a list of 5 popular mobile games that will take you on a trip down memory lane and provide you hours of entertainment with loves ones during this lockdown

It has been nearly 30 days since the government announced a partial lockdown across Pakistan owing to the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

With the increasing number of cases each day, the government is devising policies on how to reduce the spread of the virus and on the other hand people staying home and practicing social distancing are looking for ways to get through these trying times.

Let’s face it staying home is difficult, especially when there are only a limited number of things to do to keep one entertained. So, if you are not looking to become a master chef by the end of the pandemic and are tired of watching shows or net surfing, here is a list of top 5 games you can play with your friends and/or family virtually.

Just because you cannot be in the same room as your friends, does not mean you cannot have fun together playing games just like during those non-quarantine times.

1Ludo Star

Growing up desi, we have definitely played Ludo with our family at least once in our life. And what better way to spend time at home and connect with friends and family than by playing Ludo. But this time virtually online!

The Ludo Star app has the same rules we are accustomed to and is easy to play. However, there is a catch. The only thing it does not let us do is throw the board and walk out when we are losing the game.  

You can download it on your android phone through the Play Store or on your iPhone through the Apple store. And if you want a cheat hack, you can follow this thread in Question Updates and thank us later

2Uno

Another game that used to be our childhood favorite was Uno. The card game brought families together and if things got heated it also broke them apart, but temporarily of course!

However, the best thing about playing Uno online is that you can customize the rules according to your ‘made-up’ house rules.

You can download the game here and get started: https://www.letsplayuno.com/

3Scrabble

If you are someone who is into more profound and intellectual games then Scrabble is the game for you. You can learn a word or two while you play with your friends and family virtually.

In fact, we suggest playing with your colleagues too during these work-from-home times to keep things light and fun.

Click on this link and get started: https://scrabble.hasbro.com/en-us

4Cards Against Humanity

If you are looking for a good laugh then Cards Against Humanity is the game for you and your crew. We are all living in dark time and this nihilistic game may keep things real but with a bit of awkwardness and a lot of fun.

Ask your friends to download the game today and get playing, and we suggest hosting a Zoom party while at it, so that you can see your friends cringe too.

To get started all you have to do is go to http://playingcards.io/ and follow these steps:

  1. Go to ‘Remote Insensitivity’ and click it.
  2. Click ‘Start Game’
  3. Share that link with your co-carders and select ‘Enter Game’.

5Monopoly

Another board games that has always been a family favorite is definitely Monopoly, and thanks to the internet we can now play it online too.

Just set a time with your friends or family and get started here: https://www.pogo.com/games/monopoly. It’s easy to play online and lets you be your competitive self as well.

Staying home, away from your friends and family can be difficult, but we can always make it less awful by playing fun games and staying connected.

If there games that we have missed out, then let us know in the comments below and we will add them to our list.

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