Popular games that are super easy but fun to play

Popular games

There are different types of games we play to entertain ourselves. While some may be easy to play, some may require deep thinking, strategy, or skills. Nevertheless, they all entertain us and help to keep our minds active.

But when you just want to play a game to pass time, you don’t really need something that would take some much time and effort. You need games that don’t require much mental work for you to enjoy. We have in this article some very easy games that are packed with fun.

Life is Strange

life is strange
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The game is based on the story of two girls who were raised in the same town. Both girls are in search of solutions to a mystery in the town. The game is perfect for newbies as it features engaging characters, a movie-like story, and is highly immersive.

It comes with instructions which help you learn how to play faster. There are also tutorials which you get to see on the screen when you begin to play for the first time.

Rollercoaster Tycoon

Rollercoaster Tycoon
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Your objective in Rollercoaster Tycoon is very simple – building a roller coaster. All the tools you need to design the facility is provided in the game. You’ll also get the instructions that show you how to use the tools in the game. After you get the instructions and tools, the game allows you to begin building.

Lucky 7

Lucky 7 is a popular card game played in casinos, both online and offline. It is played with eight 52- card decks which do not include jokers. A dealer controls the game and shuffles the card at the beginning. A card is dealt and you have to guess if that card value is equal to 7, higher than 7, or lower than 7. It’s as simple as that.

It is a gambling game so you have to place a bet on the guess you make. Some versions of Lucky 7 allow you to guess if the card is red or black and even if the card contains an even or odd number.

Mario Kart

This game allows you to race against other characters from the Mario universe. It is a form of party game that was not created only for self-enjoyment. It allows players to compete with friends and family in a customizable environment.

Mario Kart is a series of video racing games, developed by Nintendo. It is a spin-off from the popular Super Mario series.


Snap is a game suitable for kids who are 3 years or more. It is played with a standard 52-card deck. The dealer deals the cards evenly to all the gamers available.

On each turn, the player turns up the first card from his/her pile. When a card is opened and it matches another one that has already been turned up from another player’s pile, the players rush to be the first person to call ‘Snap!’. The first person who calls it wins both piles and they are added to the bottom of his own face-down pile. If a player calls ‘Snap!’ at the wrong time, he loses the top card.

Scumbags and Warlords

Scumbags and Warlords
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In this game, all players have the objective to be the first to get rid of all their cards in a round. It is also called Rascals and Royalty. The first player to discard their cards becomes the ‘Royalty’ or ‘Warlord’. They continue to play until only one player is left, that player is known as the ‘Rascal’ or ‘Scumbag’.

A minimum of three and a maximum of eight players are required in the game. It is played with a 52- card deck which is dealt round to all players.