There are different ways to spend quality time with your friends and among them having a great game night. If you can plan a great game night and let others enjoy it, it will not only be fun for you but also for your friends who join you that night. Here are tips to help you host a great game night for your friends:
Prepare the Space
The first basic thing required for a great game night is the space where you and your friends will be spending the night. It is best to have a circle of seating so that everyone can face each other while they sit. Moreover, the seating arrangements should be such that they are close to any flat surface where your friends can keep their food and drinks
Plan Out Games Before
After the guests arrive it can often take a long time to decide what game should be played. Thus, it will make that party run smoother if you plan out different games that can be played the whole night beforehand. You must be acquainted with the invitees and know what type of game will keep them absorbed. Hence, choose and arrange for such games that will help them enjoy the night. Choose such games that can be played with large numbers of people and also it will be easy for the newbies to understand fast.
Don’t Start Over Immediately
A simple thumb rule for starting a game night with your friends is do not rush over to play the game as soon as all the guests arrive. Spend time ideally while serving them food and letting them get acquainted with each other. It is important because unless they are acquainted with each other they will not enjoy during the game. Once you find that they are getting bored with the snacks and small talk, start the games.
Know and Explain the Rules of Each Game
It is very important that as the host you have clear cut idea about each game. It very likely that not that not every guest will have played the game before and hence it is important that as the host you explain the rules to each player clearly.
Also remember that although every invitee there is known to you but there will be some with whom your comfort level will be more than others. do not choose games that your close friends love. As you are the hosts remember to satisfy the comfort level of each person.