I am of the opinion that a good game is what truly brings a dinner party together. Yes, you have a delicious menu, good friends, and plenty of alcohol flowing, but an activity is really what gets the party rolling into an unforgettable night.[related]
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Be it a formal board game, a classic party game using just the people in the room, or a card game brought back from your college days, having a game to play around the coffee or dinner table can break the ice within a group of new acquaintances or it can be a bonding element between the oldest friends and family.
Here are some of our favorite party games for grown-ups. Some require a board, others just a pen and paper, and some require nothing but a batch of willing participants.
So clear off the table, break out some extra bottles of wine, and prepare to have a long and memorable night. These are the 15 best games for dinner parties.