13 Board Games Like Pictionary for People Who Love to Draw

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Love to draw and looking for board games like Pictionary? Then you've come to the right place. We've put together 13 drawing games that you'll love.

Let’s check them out – here’s a quick list of our favorites and where to find them

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USAOPOLY Telestrations Original 8 Player, Family Board Game, A Fun Family Game for Kids and Adults, Family Game Night Just Got Better, The Telephone Game Sketched Out, MulticolorTelestrations

  • Great for groups of all ages
  • Draw picture based on secret word
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    LEGO Creationary Game (3844)Creationary

  • LEGO-based build game
  • Three difficulty levels to choose from
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    ConceptConcept

  • Solve riddles based on visual clues
  • Silently get others to guess certain concepts
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    Backseat Drawing GameBackseat Drawing

  • Draw a certain picture based on directions given
  • Great for 4 to 10 people
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    Out of the Box SquintSquint

  • Use a combination of cards to convey to others what's on the card
  • Cards come in various shapes
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    1. Telestrations

    USAOPOLY Telestrations Original 8 Player, Family Board Game, A Fun Family Game for Kids and Adults, Family Game Night Just Got Better, The Telephone Game Sketched Out, Multicolor

    • Has more than 1,700 words for players to draw
    • Includes eight dry erase markers, eight cleaning cloths, and eight erasable sketching books
    • Great for groups of all ages and sizes
    • Players have to draw a picture based on a secret word that only they know and other players need to guess what they drew
    • All players will reveal their secret word at the end of the round, and everyone will then be able to laugh about the communication mishaps
    • Players of all skill levels can draw, as the game just gets funnier when people have problems with drawing clear pictures
    • Fun party game that can be played just a few times or long enough to take up an afternoon

    2. Cranium

    Cranium

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    • Fun and interactive game that moves quickly enough so that everyone can have a turn to play
    • Players work in teams to try to move around the board and have to participate in different categories
    • The four categories – Creative Cat, Star Performer, Data Head, and Word Worm – all appeal to different players and different abilities, such as acting, sculpting or drawing, and knowing trivia
    • Fun take on other skill games where players have to show off their abilities
    • Because players compete as a team it removes a lot of the stress that they would feel when competing individually
    • With 600 cards, this game has great replay value and can be used over and over

    3. Creationary

    LEGO Creationary Game (3844)

    • This is a LEGO based building game where players will compete to build objects in different categories
    • Since there are three different difficulty levels to choose from, it’s easy for players to find the right level for their abilities
    • Players take turns rolling the LEGO dice to choose from one of four categories that they will then have to build: nature, vehicles, things, or buildings
    • While one player builds different items, the other players have to guess what they are building
    • Contains 96 cards so players will have plenty of opportunities to build
    • Has 341 pieces of LEGOs in multiple colors
    • Great for players of all ages, no matter what their ability is

    4. Concept

    Concept

    • Players have to use their imagination and creativity to try to solve riddles after being given visual clues
    • The fast and easy rules are simple for most people to understand
    • The game board is covered in different icons, and players have to try to silently get other players to guess certain concepts
    • The first player who is able to guess the concept correctly wins points
    • There are three different difficulty levels to choose from, making this a game that can be enjoyed for years to come, even as people improve their communication
    • Because of the way the game is set up, even younger players can enjoy playing
    • Best played with four or more players, while it is possible to play with two or three

    5. Backseat Drawing

    Backseat Drawing Game

    • Directors have to help drawers draw a certain picture, but are limited in the directions that they are able to give
    • Great game for 4 to 10 players
    • Directors describe the word on the card using sizes, locations, directions, and shapes
    • Great game for teaching description skills, as well as helping players learn how to best follow directions
    • Comes with Spanish, English, German, and French on each card
    • Artists don’t know what picture they are supposed to be drawing and can only follow directions
    • Players try to guess what is being drawn
    • Can be a little frustrating when played with people who don’t follow or give directions easily, but otherwise, it is a fun party game that will have people laughing

    6. Squint

    Out of the Box Squint

    • Players use a combination of different cards to try to convey to the other players what word they have on their card
    • The cards all have various shapes, such as circles, crosses, or wavy lines on them
    • Players can choose between words of varying difficulty so they can score between one and three points for each card
    • Any players who aren’t building a picture are able to guess the word
    • When a player can guess the word before the time runs out, the guesser and the builder will receive the set number of points
    • Great game for large groups of people
    • Because players don’t have to rely on artistic talent to win, there is a lot less pressure on players with this game

    7. Drawing Without Dignity

    Drawing Without Dignity - A Party Game of Uncensored Sketches

    • Adult version of Pictionary that is uncensored and not fit for younger players
    • Contains 670 things for players to attempt to draw
    • With 150 professional and high-quality cards, this game will last for a long time
    • Features not only words, but also phrases that will have to be drawn to win
    • Includes cards, rules, timer, drawing pad, pencils, and a timer
    • Every clue is drawable, although some are much more difficult than others, which makes the game even more fun when someone isn’t artistic
    • While it can be played by two players, it is much more fun and fast-paced when played by groups of more than four players
    • Great for groups of adults who are ready to laugh and have fun

    8. Over the Line 

    Over The Line Party Game- A Combinaton of Charades & Pictionary Words

    • Players choose a card and then have to either act it out or draw it so that other players can try to guess
    • There are 350 cards with very diverse topics to draw or act out, and some of them have adult themes
    • Great game for an adult game night, but not appropriate for children
    • Players have 90 seconds to get the other participants to be able to guess what was on their card
    • Includes dry erase board and dry erase marker so you can start playing right away
    • Because all players are split into two teams, this is a great game to play with very large groups of people, although it can be played by four

    9. Pictomania

    Pictomania Game Board Game

    • Players have to both draw and guess at the same time, which makes this game fast and exciting
    • There are five rounds, and during each round, players have to draw a picture while using one guess of what other players are drawing
    • At the end of the round, players will earn scoring tokens, depending on who guessed the right picture
    • The player who made the worse guess is called the black sheep
    • The cards included in the game are all double-sided and have four levels of difficulty for players to choose from when drawing
    • All of the components, from the cards to the tokens, are high quality and built to last

    10. Who? What? Where?

    University Games Who What Where Drawing Game  (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

    • One player chooses three cards and then has to draw a picture that incorporates them all
    • The three cards represent “who,” “what,” and “where”
    • Other players try to guess what is going on in the scene
    • All players will get points when they are able to guess part of the scene correctly
    • Even players without a lot of artistic skill can play, it will just make the game more challenging
    • Great for two to four players, although more can play as long as they are willing to play in teams
    • After five rounds the player who has the most points is the winner
    • Because the cards can be combined in so many ways, this game has great replay value

    11. Scrawl

    Scrawl: the Adult Party Game Where Innocent Doodles Turn Dirty (Packaging May vary)

    • To start off, players have a loaded phrase and have to quickly doodle it
    • Every player will then add to the doodle as the paper is passed around
    • There are 240 different phrases to doodle, which means that this game has great replay value
    • When the doodle makes it back to the original person then points are handed out to players who had the best guesses or the funniest doodles
    • Ideal for players 17+ in groups of four to eight
    • Since this is a doodling game, players don’t have to have a lot of drawing ability
    • Encourages creativity and tends to move very quickly so the game doesn’t get boring or old

    12. Googly Eyes Game

    Googly Eyes Game — Family Drawing Game with Crazy, Vision-Altering Glasses

    • The included vision altering glasses make drawing pictures very difficult
    • Players have to wear the glasses and then draw, hoping that their teammates will be able to guess what they are drawing
    • Great for all ages and abilities, as the glasses make it very difficult for players to see and to draw correctly
    • The rules are very basic and easy to understand, which means that players can get started with the game right away
    • Players work in teams and have to be the first team to make it all the way around the board to win
    • When players are able to guess what their teammates drew, then they can move forward
    • Teams aren’t punished by having to move backwards when they guess incorrectly

    13. Pass the Pen

    Pass the Pen

    • The built-in timer will actually retract the pen while it’s being used
    • Players only have 10 seconds to be able to draw and then have to pass it to the next player for them to continue the picture
    • Since players have to move so quickly, there is very little pressure on being able to draw well
    • There are more than 500 challenging drawings to attempt
    • Players keep working on the same drawing until someone is able to guess the picture correctly or until everyone has had a chance to draw
    • After 10 rounds, the player who has the most points is the winner
    • The pen takes regular ink, which means it can be replaced when it runs out

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