Best online games to play with friends during lockdown


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    Squiggle makes video calls fun and engaging with interactive games such as chess, coloring, wordsearches, pictionary and more. Great for staying in touch with friends and family around the world. Ideal for grandparents and younger kids.

  • Talk with friends

  • Discord

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    Whether you’re part of a school club, a gaming group, a worldwide art community, or just a handful of friends that want to spend time together, Discord makes it easy to talk every day and hang out more often.
    Create an invite-only place.

    • Discord servers are organized into topic-based channels where you can collaborate, share, and just talk about your day without clogging up a group chat.

    • Voice channels make hanging out easy. Grab a seat in a voice channel when you’re free. Friends can see you’re around and pop in to talk, without having to call.

    • Reliable tech for staying close. Low latency voice and video feels like you’re in the same room.

    • Wave hello over video, watch friends stream their games, or gather up and have a drawing session with screen share.

    • Turn any image into your own custom emojis and share them with friends.

    • Share anything from a funny video to your latest group photos, and pin your favorites to remember later.


    • Custom moderation tools and permission levels can group up your friends, organize your local book club, or bring together music fans from around the world.

    • Create moderators, give special members access to private channels, and much more.


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  • Videochat / Share your screen

  • Zoom

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    Cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, chat, events, contact centers, VoIP cloud phones, and webinars across mobile, desktop, and on-site room systems.


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  • Hangouts

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    Hangouts is a messaging app that lets you send and receive messages, photos and more, and even start free video and voice calls – one to one or with a group!

    "Hangouts" are places used to facilitate group video chat (with a maximum of 10 people participating in a single Hangout at any point in time).

    Within the 10 person limit participants may use voice only phones to dial in to the hangout instead of the desktop or mobile video chat feature.

    On a desktop or laptop environment hangouts also contain the integration of group chat, Google document sharing, and synchronous viewing of YouTube videos.


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  • Skype

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    An instant messaging app that provides online text message and video chat services.


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  • Watch movies/TV with friends (watchparty)

  • Teleparty

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    Netflix Party is a Chrome extension for watching Netflix remotely with friends, e.g., for movie nights with that long-distance special someone. It synchronizes video playback and adds group chat.


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  • Rave

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    Watch Netflix, Disney+, Prime Video, YouTube, Google Drive with friends while chatting by text and voice.


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  • Syncplay

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    Syncplay program allows you and your friend/partner/family member to watch same video file simultaniously on different PCs and different location by syncing playback of MPC-HC, mpv, mplayer2 and VLC players.


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  • Scener

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    With Scener you can video chat with friends and enjoy movies and television shows together. Binge entire seasons, hangout over video chat, or host a group of friends for a movie night, no matter the distance.

    Top features:

    • Sync Netflix to watch simultaneously with anyone, anywhere
    • Chat over video, voice, and/or text
    • Choose shows and movies together
    • Discover who's online to watch with them
    • Create groups to keep the squad together
    • Make movie night fun with GIFs, emojis, and more


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  • Watch2Gether

    Freemium Mac Windows Linux Web Chrome ... Firefox Website is a service that allows you to watch videos in-sync together with your friends.


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    Free Web Website allows us to watch the same thing together at the same time,

    The video call makes you feel like you are sitting in the same room with your loved ones, watching the video on the same device.
    AND, you get Synced video controls which means If your friend pauses the video, it pauses for you too!

    You and your long-distance friends enjoy the movies like you're all in a same room. Here's an overview of the key-features of your room

    Synced video player controls
    Video and voice calls
    Chat room and control log
    Play videos from your Hard-Drive/USB
    Manual subtitles support
    Play Youtube videos

  • Private games with invitation link

    (No registration needed: share your private game link with a friend and start playing)

  • skribbl

    Free Web Website

    Have fun with friends or random players online in a live, drawing and guessing game.


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    Play chess against computer, challenge a friend, or find a random opponent simply by one click. No registration or additional download required.


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    Share your Go board link with a friend and start playing! Goban gives you a Go board to use however you want. Play a game with a friend, analyze a position or simply play around with it to your heart's content.

  • Lichess

    Free Web Android iPhone iPad Website

    The complete chess experience, play and compete with friends and others around the world.


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    Play chess for free with millions of players worldwide on the #1 most popular chess app.

  • Private games with keyword

    (No registration needed: type the same keyword as your friends and start playing)


    Free Web Website is a multiplayer game where you lead a tribe of tiny people through a hostile sandbox. When you and your friends go to create your tribe, type the same keyword in the bottom text box and you will spawn in the same world together!.


  • Browser games with registration required

    (find your friends searching their nicknames)

  • RPG MO

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    An addictive multiplayer game where you slay monsters and increase levels in 18 different skills. Come and invite your friends too, it is fun! Free to play!

    RPG MO is an online multiplayer role-playing game that gives players the opportunity to explore many paths. Players can build up combat and magic skills and acquire spells, weapons and armor to become formidable fighters, and they also may build up crafting skills and create items for themselves or for sale to others.

    The game is an open-world sandbox experience where players may choose their own road, and a key component of gameplay is a vibrant player market where any object may be sold to other players. It is a true free-to-play game; even the most desirable items can be acquired from other players with in-game currency that is built up through gameplay.

    RPG MO is created with adult gamers in mind, and progress into higher levels will not come quickly. Younger players also may enjoy gameplay, particularly if they are willing to be patient and develop skills. It is free to play and no downloads are required. It even works in your smartphone and tablet.


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