Top 10 Games to Play When You’re High or Stoned
Throughout all these suggestions, there is but one golden rule: If this is your first time playing, you have to get high! No matter your taste, we have a variety of games that can be played on your own or with a group of mates. Be warned though, some of these games may leave you and your guests too stoned to move.
What makes a great house party or social event with friends? Laugh out loud moments, junk food, and weed of course! If, however, you are stumped when it comes to the best games to play when the party is flowing and the marijuana is on point, our selection of the best weed-related games will elevate your event to legendary status. Even if it doesn’t, at least your guests will feel like they’re on cloud nine.
PARTY GAME OR VIDEO GAME, THERE’S SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE
Don’t worry if the idea of sitting in front of a TV has you turned off from playing weed-themed games; we have collated a mix of regular party games (with a twist of course) and video games to be played solo or with a group. All that’s left for you to do is decide which one you want to play first, and make sure there is plenty of cannabis to go around. Pot is all about having fun, so let the good times roll.
10 OF THE BEST WEED GAMES EVERY STONER MUST PLAY
In no particular order, each one either features weed at its core, or as a forfeit that puts your stash to good use.
1. STRIP CHOKER
What kind of house party would be complete without some mild nudity? To support what is often a rite of passage for many young adults, strip choker is played almost exactly as it sounds. As a gracious host, it may be worth checking that everyone’s OK with potentially stripping down to their underwear. Assuming they are, rules are simple.
While sitting in a circle, a bong or dab rig is passed around, with each participant taking a hit. The only requirement is that you have to hold that hit in until the bong comes back around to you. If any players don’t, or they cough and splutter between turns, an item of clothing comes off. We will leave how far this game progresses up to you.
2. LIMBO (PUZZLE VIDEO GAME)
Whether it is the dynamic of the puzzles or the simple elegance of the game design, something about the greyscale approach is both haunting and mesmerising at the same time. Suitable for either indica or sativa strains, Limbo will be sure to open your mind to new possibilities and keep your guests interested as they try to predict your next wrong move. Take turns to play and remember, every time you fail a puzzle or die, it’s time to take a toke.
3. ROCK BAND
The internet is awash with memes of people rocking their heart out to Rock Band. While chasing internet fame may be a byproduct, nothing screams good times like a stoner trying to sing “Afroman — Because I Got High” while your mates try and play the remaining instruments. Anyone that fails the song or loses timing through laughter has to take a draw from their joint.
4. STRAIGHT-FACED STONER
Never has one title contradicted itself so much. The chance of a straight-faced stoner is slim to none, so you can imagine how high everyone is going to be at the end. The premise is simple; once everyone is high, all participants have to keep a straight face. The first one to smile, laugh, or awkwardly snort through their nose has to do a penalty of the group’s choosing. That could be a hit from the bong, or much worse.
In Greek mythology, looking at Medusa would turn you to stone. In this variation, looking at another player will get you stoned—close enough, right? With a joint in hand, all players start the game with their heads down, looking at their feet. After being counted in, all players must look up and stare wide-eyed at another player. If the person you are looking at is looking at someone else, you are OK. If they are looking directly at you, yell “MEDUSA!”. Both of you have to light your joint and take a toke. The game ends when all players have a lit joint, or everyone is too stoned to continue.
6. MARIO KART 64
If there is one thing Nintendo excels at, it’s making party-friendly games that are fun no matter your age. We don’t imagine for one second the developers thought their prized creation would become a staple of marijuana-themed antics. Players give it their all to come in first, except there is no forfeit this time around. Instead, a bonus. Those that place first get to take a hit from the bong; those that lose don’t. The only problem with this game is there is always one super-competitive friend. At very least, the higher they get, the worse they’ll perform. hopefully.
7. BONG PONG
Who said you couldn’t remake a classic? Standing opposite each other, two players must bounce a ping pong ball into a cup of beer or water. Should they succeed, they get to fire up a joint. As an additional bonus, successful shots can either be rewarded with a shot of beer, or that can be the forfeit for the losing player. Either way, both parties are going to be stumbling away from the table.
Don’t worry if you haven’t “Fus Ro Dah’d” yet, because Skyrim will soon be released on every platform imaginable. It is not without good reason though; the mystic setting, dragons, and the tale of an underdog have cemented Skyrim’s place in the video game hall of fame. The rules can be as fast and loose as you like, but one suggestion would be taking a hit from the bong every time a guard tries to take you to jail or your companion gets downed. Oh, and you have to take a hit every time you see a dragon. Other than that, the rules are up to you!
9. MOVIE TIME
Another game that has a ruleset determined by the party host. Pick a movie category of your choice—could be horror, romcom, or action. Then, decide on a suitable set of rules. If it’s a horror, everytime someone gets killed, all players have to take a drag. For a romcom, it could be every time someone on screen kisses another member of the cast. The choice is up to you.
For the hardcore among you, a fan favourite is the Friday The 13th game. While watching any of the movies, you have to take a hit when the following happens:
- Jason appears on screen
- Any of the cast get naked
- There is a sex scene
- When the iconic, suspenseful music kicks in
- Anytime someone screams (either in the film or in real life)
- Whenever a dead body is shown
- Someone says “Jason”
No one has ever made it through all eleven films.
10. GRAND THEFT AUTO
The highest-grossing game of all time is also the perfect way to chill and get high with friends. Besides the complete randomness of the game, you can, in fact, start your own weed empire, slowly amassing a powerful Los Santos-based business. To be honest, this game is just fun to play full stop, even if you’re not stoned. Although, the dialogue does take on new meaning when baked and trying to play. As a fun mini-game, make sure you smoke everytime someone gets run over—you’ll thank us later.
There's nothing like a bong to turn a first-person shooter into a hilarious kaleidoscope of blood, guts and inexplicable attempts to climb a solid wall. Here are just 10 of the best games to play when you're baked.
Bored? Try Playing These Weed Games
The energy will be high during these games.
by Kelly Pitts – November 11, 2020
Looking to spice up your next gathering of cannabis enthusiasts? Inject some added amusement into your next smoke session with some fun weed games! Some of these entertaining pastimes are similar to drinking games, but with a weedy twist, while others are in a league of their own.
To make sure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable time playing these weed games, keep in mind the following tips:
- It’s recommended to use dry flower instead of concentrates or edibles, which can be a bit too intense for some.
- Mixing significant cannabis consumption with alcohol is not recommended and can have negative effects.
- Know your limits and feel free to take a break from smoking if you feel yourself getting too high.
Never Have I Ever
Pack up lots of weed before getting started. Go around in a circle. The first player will say “Never have I ever” followed by something they’ve never done (i.e. gone snowboarding or eaten a ghost pepper ). If any of the other members of the group HAVE done the action mentioned, they take a hit from their piece. Then the next player says “Never have I ever” and the process repeats until you get bored or tap out. In the time of social distancing, t his game can be played virtually via video chat as well.
If you’ve ever played the “Thunder” drinking game, this is a similar concept. Pick any song with an often-repeated word or phrase (examples include AC/DC’s Thunderstruck , Bob Marley’s Jammin , or Outkast’s Hey Ya ). Every time you hear the phrase repeated, take a toke. This game is super intense when every player has their own joint or piece to smoke. You can make it easier by using only one joint and passing it to the next person after every repeat.
In Greek mythology, those who gazed upon the face of Medusa were turned to stone. In this game, gazing upon your opponent could cause you to get stoned. The game is simple: all players stand or sit in a circle and begin with their eyes closed. With eyes still closed, turn to face another opponent. On the count of three, everyone opens their eyes. If the person you’re looking at is also looking at you, both players take a hit. Any players who do not meet someone else’s gaze are safe…until the next round!
For a game that’s easy to learn but not always easy to win, pick any category and go around the circle, with each player naming a member of that category. Consider starting with an easy category like “Spongebob Characters.” The first person to get stumped takes a toke. After two players get stumped and take their hits, change categories.
For an added challenge, choose a broad category. Make a rule that each new player must use the last letter of the previous person’s answer as the first letter of their answer. Let’s take the category of “Musicians” as an example. If Player One says “Elvis Presley,” then Player Two’s answer must start with the letter Y, perhaps Yoko Ono. Player Three must then choose a musician whose name begins with the letter O.
For this game, you’ll need a few easy-to-find items:
- A glass cup or jar
- A piece of tissue paper/facial tissue/paper towel
- A rubber band
- A penny
- A joint
Cover the opening of the glass container with the tissue or paper towel and secure it with a rubber band, similar to how you would make a sploof. Place the penny on top of the tissue and light the joint. After each hit, the player must use the joint to burn a hole in the tissue paper. When the penny falls into the cup, the last player to burn a hole is out. You can replace the covering and the penny and continue to play, if desired.
Like the ever-popular game of beer pong, you’ll need several Solo cups, at least two ping pong balls (it’s always good to have extra, however, in case they become lost or damaged during the game), and a relatively long table to set up on. Arrange the solo cups in a triangle formation and play as you would normally, with each player trying to eliminate cups by tossing the pong balls into them, with one key difference: Your reward for sinking a ball into a cup is a hit of weed.
You can also make up a few weed-related rules of your own. For example, you can establish the rule that if one team captures a ball on a roll-back, they must hold in a hit of weed while taking their trick shot.
Keeping a straight face when you have a case of the giggles is harder than you might think, and the higher you get, the more difficult this game can be to win. On the count of three, everyone will put on a serious face. The first one to laugh or smile is out. You can choose to take a hit as a penalty, a reward, or as a way to make each round progressively harder.
For a fun ongoing game, consider picking a few “buzz” words in the beginning of your gathering and inform everyone that getting caught using one of these words means taking a hit. Some common examples include weed , pot , or high , but you can also get creative. You may choose to make “I,” “me,” or any proper names (city names, brand names, people’s names) into buzz words. This game is also fun to play in a group or alone while watching a stoner flick.
For this game, you’ll need a deck of cards. The dealer deals one card face down to each player. The dealer then flips one card from the deck face up. The first player must guess whether their own card is higher or lower than the card that is face up. After guessing, the player flips their own card face-up. If they’re right, they take a hit. The next player must then guess if their hidden card is higher or lower than the previous player’s card. Once every player has made their guesses and taken their hits, deal again to play another round!
Final Thoughts on Weed Games
Weed games are a fun way to add some fun and excitement to any social gathering. Remember that moderation is key, and that you can sit out from any game if you feel like you’re getting too high. Watch out for your friends and yourself to make sure everyone has an enjoyable experience.
Similar to drinking games, playing games with marijuana brings a group of people together over a common activity. Next time you’re looking for something to spice up your smoke session, try one of these weed games.