8 Boredom Busting Games & Puzzles Perfect for Self-Isolation

During this difficult time with COVID-19 continuing to spread, many of us have been turning to old-fashioned methods of entertainment like board games and puzzles. They tend to keep spirits up and minds active – and they provide an excellent topic of conversation for those who are running out of things to say to their ever-present roommates!

We have a selection of eight boredom-busting games & puzzles from Ridley’s Games that will keep things light-hearted and bring people together during this time stuck indoors.

Whether you’re a group of roommates, a couple, or a family with kids, we’ve got something for you.

 

Donut Lover’s 1000-piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Do-nut worry about a dull day indoors with this tasty 1000-piece Donut Lover's Jigsaw Puzzle from Ridley's Games! Piece together every morsel to discover all 55 wonderful donut varieties, and maybe see if there's a donut shop on Uber Eats…

 

Selfish: The Space Edition

How far would you go to save yourself? Totally selfish behaviour and utter ruthlessness will be needed to stay alive in this game. Battle against wormholes, asteroid fields, laser blasts and most dangerous of all, each other, to win! A game that will definitely test those familial bonds when trapped indoors with your loved ones…

 

Coffee Lover’s 500-piece Jigsaw Puzzle

All of the cafes may be shut, but you can still get your Flat White or Macchiato fix with this Coffee Lover’s 500-piece Jigsaw Puzzle. A stimulating afternoon activity, piece together 36 coffee varieties from around the world.

 

2000s Music Trivia Game

Reminisce to better times and relive the decade that brought us skinny jeans, gel pens and floppy disks. Split into two teams and take it in turns to answer questions and sing from the 40 cards featuring music trivia and next line challenges! 

 

Peach Snaps

There may not be much fresh fruit at the supermarket but at least you'll have this peach on your games shelf. Be the first to discard all of your cards in this fast-paced card matching game by placing cards onto the centre piles each time there's a match by color, symbol or number.

 

Cat Lover's Playing Cards

Take advantage of all that extra time with your feline friend when you’re working from home by playing with these purrrfect playing cards! Each card features a hand illustrated image of a different breed of cat - from Persians to Siamese Cats. Enjoy a great game of cards and try to spot your cat!

 

Drawsome People

Drawsome People is a hilarious drawing game of side-splitting scribbles that can be played with the whole family. Draw famous celebrities and characters as well as your fellow players in bonus rounds as objects like fruits and vegetables. The person with the most points at the end of five rounds wins!

 

Ring of Fire Card Game

Gather up all of that booze you’ve stocked up on for a game of Ring of Fire. The drinking card game commonly known as 'Kings', these waterproof cards will survive countless rounds and months of isolation.