Games for two players

Ideas of games for two people, adult-kid or adult-adult

Become a memories generator

Parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles… encourage your children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews…to lift their heads from their screens for a little while.

Spend time with him or her playing a suitable game, have fun, laugh, and those moments will strengthen your bond and create memories forever.

Here several games for two players suitable for that adult-child or adult-adult combination.

Ideas of games for two players #1 - Pen and pencil games

Don’t be mistaken by the name because it is a game of NUMBERS and LOGIC, perfect to challenge that person you know who thinks he/she is smarter than you. A game that hooks and usually ends with a -Shall we play another one?
Number of players
2
Recommended age
7+
Competition type
1 vs.1
Playing time
5
-10 min
Difficulty
Difficult
Cost or investment
Free
tres en raya con tres objetos
Yes, of course you already know how to play tic-tac-toe, but… do you know its variants with a previous challenge? And by teams? We encourage you to discover and enjoy them.
Number of players
2-4
Recommended age
5+
Competition type
1 vs.1, Two teams
Playing time
1
-3 min
Difficulty
Very easy
Cost or investment
Free

Ideas of games for two players #2 - Board games

Similar to Mancala but with a different capture system. Another millenary game of 1 on 1 strategy, in this case a real challenge.
Number of players
2
Recommended age
6+
Competition type
1 vs.1
Playing time
10
-20 min
Difficulty
Normal
Cost or investment
Free -
A game from the Mancala family of games with more rules, more game dynamics and also more fun.
Number of players
2
Recommended age
6+
Competition type
1 vs.1
Playing time
10
-20 min
Difficulty
Normal
Cost or investment
Free -
Mancala is an ancient strategy game 1 vs. 1, probably the oldest board game invented by homo sapiens and still played today. And there’s a reason for that!
Number of players
2
Recommended age
6+
Competition type
1 vs.1
Playing time
10
-15 min
Difficulty
Easy
Cost or investment
Free -

Ideas of games for two players #3 - Dice games

For us the most fun and dynamic letter dice game because all players play at the same time and the speed in creating the word is important.
Number of players
2-6
Recommended age
8+
Competition type
all vs. all
Playing time
5
-25 min
Difficulty
Normal
Cost or investment
How is your vocabulary? Well? So challenge and have a fun time with your friends or family playing this word game with letter dice.
Number of players
2-10
Recommended age
8+
Competition type
In pairs, all vs. all
Playing time
5
-25 min
Difficulty
Normal
Cost or investment
Example of the cross word game with CrossDice
A version with letter dice of Scrabble, more agile and faster and above all more portable, perfect to play anywhere and anytime.
Number of players
2-10
Recommended age
7+
Competition type
all vs. all
Playing time
5
-25 min
Difficulty
Normal
Cost or investment
Tenzi is a frenetic and fun competition for 10 equal results in 10 dice. A curious game of chance and speed.
Number of players
2-6
Recommended age
7+
Competition type
all vs. all
Playing time
1
-2 min
Difficulty
Normal
Cost or investment
Free -

Pig

A single die. That’s all you need to play PIG, a fun game of strategy and chance in which risk management is the key.
Number of players
2-6
Recommended age
5+
Competition type
1 vs.1, all vs. all
Playing time
3
-15 min
Difficulty
Very easy
Cost or investment
Free -

Ideas of games for two players #4 - Guessing games

Ideas of games for two players #5 - Skill games

Child playing Jenga
Jenga is a fun game of skill and strategy perfect for small to medium sized groups. Have you never played before? We recommend you to do so.
Number of players
1-6
Recommended age
6+
Competition type
all vs. all
Playing time
5
-15 min
Difficulty
Normal
Cost or investment
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