Many have started cursing the Earth for taking 24 hours long to achieve just one rotation around its axis. Well, that’s the plot for almost everyone fighting to look at their clocks during this open-ended quarantine time.
So, as a solution to get the hands moving faster on your watches, we have compiled a list of 8 indoor games that will keep you engaged at your homes.
While most of these simple games might ask you to turn the pages of nostalgia, a few of them are active even now.
While the online versions do offer competition, it cannot beat the feeling of talcum powder in between the fingers as one tries to strike the coin to its nearest pocket. Carrom is a precise test of concentration and hand-eye coordination, and helps in amplifying your visual perception.
Snake and Ladder
The rules are simple. Setup is very minimal. But, fate can be remarkably hard for you in this engrossing game. Now, we understand why even God Himself (SRT) got nervous in the nineties.
A slightly more complicated game, Ludo is one indoor option that even the elders are interested in, and excel at. The real fun though is picking the color of your choice to start your journey with.
Not many would agree but a lot of us, including the current fitness freaks, have discovered about the various body parts through the WWE Cards. If you do get some of them in your old cupboard, do try them out, they are absolute entertainment.
Also called as ‘The Business’, this game is won by the richest player at the end. Worse than the trade market, you could go to ‘Jail’ too, in this game of numbers and intuitions.
Chess can be engrossing if the opposition is strong, and you have plenty of tricks up your sleeve. There are endless algorithms in this game, and hence, this can help you pass time effortlessly.
Ali Guli Mane
Basically a wooden block with holes, Ali Guli Mane is an intense strategy game, where time moves unceremoniously. Also, this is one sport that requires an understanding of the rules, to be an efficient player in the proceedings.
If you keep your Wynk & Saavn away, this game entertains like none other. Although you could be more restrained in showing off your singing skills for the benefit of others, Antakshari does require a strong background of songs to perform well.