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Conversation Games: 15 Best Talking Games for Fun & Lots of Laughs

Conversation games can be one of the best ways to have a really fun time with your friends or partner. Try these talking games to keep your chats lively!

Conversation Games

If you want to have great conversations every time, sometimes it takes effort. It’s not easy to bring up the liveliest of topics every single minute of the conversation. But with the right kind of conversation games, you can make every minute you spend together more memorable and fun time. You don’t need talking games all the time, but when you’re looking to ignite a spark of fun while hanging out, that’s exactly what you need to create a long lasting memory and fun times.

How conversation games can make you laugh and bring people closer

Sometimes if you are feeling a little shy, you are about to go on a date and worried about feeling tongue-tied, or you just want to make sure that you have a fantastic conversation, relying on yourself to be able to come up with lots of witty and interesting things to say all the time can seem daunting. And not to mention, stressful! But sometimes, a few fun conversation games are all you need to create a memorable time together.

[Read: 15 fun games to play over text and connect with each other]

There is no harm in doing some preparation in advance in order to be safe in the knowledge that your conversation will flow with minimal effort. And the best part, you get the other person to pitch in and add to the conversation too.

Whether it’s face-to-face, over the phone, with a friend, a partner, or just someone you have a big crush on, having great conversation is all about connection. It’s all about finding things in common, bonding over shared loves or hates, and both feeling relaxed and comfortable in one another’s company.

A great conversation will leave you feeling as though you know the other person better, that you understand them more deeply, and that you can’t wait to meet up again so you can keep on chatting! [Read: The art of keeping a conversation going, without really making any effort]

15 best conversation games that are guaranteed to create memories

Conversation and talking games allow you to keep a conversation going, and have a little fun in the process. These conversation games will get you thinking, laughing, and connecting in a seamless and easy way too.

So, next time you want to have a great conversation, try one of these 15 talking games, whether with friends, or your boyfriend or girlfriend.

#1 20 questions. 20 questions is where one person thinks of something… it could be a famous person, an animal, or even an inanimate object. The other person or people around have 20 questions to ask, to try and decipher what it is.

It’s surprising how funny and imaginative questions lead to you getting the answers right, and if it’s too easy, you can challenge the person to think of something even more obscure next time!

#2 What’s your favorite? This is a simple way to find out another person’s likes and dislikes. Simply take turns asking each other what your favorite something is.

Some simple but interesting topics could be: favorite food, favorite animal, favorite book, favorite movie, favorite sexual position *if you want things to get flirty*, favorite family member, favorite place they’ve traveled – the list goes on! [Read: 36 racy, random funny questions for flirty girls and guys]

#3 Tell me a secret. If you want to bond and get personal, why not get deep and share some secrets with one another that you haven’t told anyone else?

With this talking game, you can take turns sharing secrets about particular times in your life, or at different stages, etc, and by the end, you’ll have a bond that no one else has and feel as though you have trusted and opened up to one another, which will bring you closer. [Read: 15 really cute and fun games to play with your boyfriend]

#4 Never have I ever. Never have I ever is often played as a drinking game, but it still works as one of the most fun conversation games as well. To play Never Have I Ever, you simply start by saying ‘Never have I ever…’ and then think of something perhaps slightly daring and risqué – something that you want to find out about the other person.

An example could be ‘Never have I ever cheated on someone.’ If the other person has, they have to take a sip of their drink! [Read: The dirtiest naughty drinking games for flirty guys and girls]

#5 The alphabet game. The alphabet game is one of those easy conversation games that can go on and on. Just pick a topic such as animals, vegetables, celebrities, etc. and go through the alphabet naming something from that topic until you get to the end. You could also do the same where the other person has to think of something beginning with the last letter of the word that you said.

#6 Truth or dare. Truth of dare is an oldie but a goodie. If you’ve never played it before, truth or dare is where you ask someone whether they would like – a truth or a dare. If it’s a truth, you can ask them anything you’d like to know about them and they must answer honestly.

If they pick a dare, you can get them to do something silly or embarrassing that will have you both laughing the night away! [Read: 40 saucy truth or dare ideas for a crazy, fun night]

#7 Two truths, one lie. This is another one of the great talking games which helps you to get to know one another better. Here you simply say three statements. One of them must be the truth, but two of them you can make up! The weirder and more unlikely the better!

#8 Association. A word association game is a fun and fast paced way to keep the conversation flowing, and it’s super easy to do as well. Simply start with a word and then the other person must say the first thing they think of associated with that word, and then you go. If a person hesitates or says something too random, they lose!

#9 Fact or fiction. Look up some obscure facts and common myths and take turns to get one another to guess whether they are fact or fiction! [Read: Fun, flirty games for a naughty house party]

#10 Make up a story. If you are feeling creative, why not tell one another stories? Better yet, you could take turns coming up with a line each and see how strange and hilarious the tale can get!

#11 Weird words from the dictionary. Take turns finding weird and obscure words in the dictionary and have your friend guess what the meaning might be. You can keep a scoreboard, and if they get it right they get five points, three points for being close, and 1 point for something funny and imaginative! [Read: Do you really know them? 20 fun questions to ask friends]

#12 Dogs or cats? Another quick way to find out lots about each other is to give them two options and ask them to pick. Dogs or cats, flying or swimming, books or movies, going out or staying in – take turns asking one another to find out if you have lots in common or not!

#13 Speedy answers. Speedy answers is a fun conversation game to see what happens when a person is put under pressure to answer quickly. You can take turns asking the questions in this quick-fire conversation game, and the person must answer as quickly as possible.

You’d be surprised what comes out when you don’t have time to think! [Read: 32 awesome sleepover ideas for a fun night with friends]

#14 Dream life. Take turns describing your dream life. Your dream house, your dream holiday, your dream job, your dream wedding – the list goes on. This is a great talking game to find out what a person’s hopes and dreams are for the future and to see whether they are compatible with yours!

#15 Just a minute. Just a minute is a fantastic, fun game where you pick a topic of conversation and have to try and talk about it for a whole minute. Sounds easy, right? Well, you are not allowed to hesitate or deviate from the subject… or repeat any word more than once!

These 15 conversation games are perfect for those who want to find out a little more about a person, while also keeping things fun, light, and lively.

[Read: The best movie drinking games – 26 movies that just get better with booze]

So, next time you are feeling a little nervous about a conversation, or just want to have some playful fun – try one of these 15 conversation games and see where it takes you!

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Bethany Locke
Bethany was born and raised in Scotland and now resides in Brighton where she lives with her partner and rather disobedient cocker spaniel pup. And in her spare...
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