30+ Games to play as a couple remotely

In a distance relationship, playing allows couples to share moments of laughter, complicity and emotions. So don’t deprive yourself of it! The only “problem” is that we sometimes lack ideas (and time to find them). Don’t panic: our complete idea guide is here to help you.

From video games to board games, mobile applications and more “adult” and naughty games, here is the most complete guide bringing together many ways to have fun when you are in a long distance relationship, or at a distance in a general view.

So what will you be playing tonight?

[Complete Guide] Best Games to Play in Remote Relationship

Our top 20 of the best video games for couples in a long distance relationship (PC and Console )

Here ‘s a list of PC and console games perfect for long-distance couples ready to help each other out or confront each other over the computer. Most are played in cooperation, but there are a multitude of them, always more interesting to discover as a couple.

If you are not very “video game”, other games are indicated below

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1. Terraria (adventure/sandbox | co-op & versus) 

Terraria is a game of the same type as the famous Minecraft. They are two similar online video games, with the same strengths: if you like exploring, building, collecting resources… they will keep you busy for dozens and dozens of hours.

Learn more about Terraria

2. Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (puzzle game | co-op) 

You have a bomb to defuse, one has the manual, the other handles the bomb! A game that requires concentration, and that will test your communication skills, as well as your observation skills. Concretely, you only need to take one version of the game: the other will just need the manual, in PDF, or in printed version.

Learn more about Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes

3. Ibb and obb (platformer | co-op)

A must-have for long-distance couples! This very accessible platform game with a cute design has little puzzles to solve in pairs to progress through the levels. The pack includes 2 copies so you can each have the game.

Find out more about Ibb and Obb

4. Overcooked! 2 ( action game | co-op )

A great game, in which you will have to cooperate to run around in the kitchen of your restaurant , and make dishes according to the orders. And quick ! Unlike the first installment, this new version has an online mode: Ideal for long-distance couples separated by hundreds or thousands of miles.

Learn more about Overcooked 2

5. A Way Out (adventure game | co-op)

Co-op game in which two inmates try to escape from prison. You will each see both your screen and that of the other. The goal: to help each other to escape… And to survive once outside. The game is very well done with nice graphics and cool story, each character has their own backstory.

Learn more about A Way Out

6. Stardew Valley (management game | co-op)

A farm game with a thousand possibilities, which makes an ideal setting when you want to play a quiet couple’s thing and chat at the same time. Plant vegetables, sell them, buy chickens , cows and pigs, fish or go fight in the dungeon armed with your sword, take part in seasonal events… 

Learn more about Stardew Valley

7. Tabletop Simulator (board game simulator | co-op)

Complicated to play board games remotely? Not anymore, thanks to this video game. Even if it doesn’t look like much as it is, it’s a real nugget for board game fans. It’s simple: All our favorite board games are there, and we were able to discover new ones.

Learn more about Tabletop Simulator

8. Kingdom Two Crowns (management game | co-op)

Govern a kingdom together in this pixel art strategy game. During the day, you are free to explore the territory, to hunt, to recruit troops. At night, monsters attack the village… And you better be ready, because what they want is your crown. A very good online game easy to understand!

Learn more about Kingdom Two Crowns

9. Starbound (adventure game/sandbox | co-op)

This video game somewhat similar to Terraria invites you to explore space. Thousands of randomly generated planets to visit and discover. Whether you prefer to fight and do quests, or rather travel quietly without making waves hoping to come across pretty spots: you will find what you are looking for!

Learn more about Starbound

10. Don’t Starve Together (survival game | co-op)

An excellent classic! In this game, you have to collect resources to build your camp, craft equipment, kill monsters… Not so easy to understand initially since nothing is explained, but the Internet helps a lot. Once you’ve mastered the basics, it’s a real pleasure to play! The goal: not to die, and explore the thousand possibilities of the game. 

Learn more about Don’t Starve Together

11. Magicka 2 (adventure game | co-op)

Sometimes you want to play in co-op with your boyfriend / girlfriend from a distance, other times you want to knock him / her out. In this PC game full of sorcery, you can do both. Different combinations of magic perform different spells, and you have to know them well if you want to advance and challenge the different creatures you meet there.

Learn more about Magicka 2

12. Portal 2 (puzzle game | co-op)

One of the best co-op games… and one of the cheapest during Steam sales too! It’s a puzzle video game in which you’ll need to rack your brains and be united to move forward. Thanks to teleportation portals, switches and crates, try to move forward to succeed in the experience.

Learn more about Portal 2

13. Trine 4 (platformer | co-op)

This platform game with beautiful graphics will take you on a journey through a magical universe. Both of you will have to alternate between 3 characters and their powers (an archer, a sorcerer and a warrior) to progress through the levels throughout a bewitching story.

Learn more about Trine 4

14. Animal Crossing (life simulation game | co-op)

A console game signed Nintendo, which we are obliged to mention! In this adorable universe with pastel colors, manage your village , your house, your inhabitants (adorable animals) and invite your soul mate there. Lots of special events are happening: never to be bored!

Learn more about Animal Crossing

15. Broforce (action game | co-op)

Are you rather nags at heart and do you want to explode everything with class, together? This explosive-packed video game is for you. Shoot everywhere, kill everything that moves: This action game is not subtle but it lets off steam. A way to pulverize the distance in short.

n More information about Broforce

16. Civilization V (strategy game | versus)

A big name in strategy games, which needs no introduction. The concept: Start from scratch and build a civilization through time, from its first steps to its conquest of the world. The games are long, but captivating.

Learn more about Civilization V

17. Hacktag (stealth game | co-op)

In this PC game, one of you will have to venture into a secure building while the other will have to hack the systems to help him get through. Good coordination is necessary to avoid being spotted, and to recover important data!

Learn more about Hacktag

18. Divinity 2 (roleplay | co-op)

A very good and very famous RPG, but very long! This adventure video game will have you explore distant lands and fight the enemies you come across on your way, with the ultimate goal of becoming a god.

Learn more about Divinity 2

19. Armello (strategy game | versus)

This turn-based strategy game uses the codes of board games, in a fairy tale universe . Once the rules are mastered, you will have to face each other, and overcome the perils.

Find out more about Armello

20. And so many more!

It was too hard to choose a twentieth game without ruling out other great ones. Fifa, NBA, League of Legend, Rocket League, World of Warcraft… so many great classics that we won’t talk about here so as not to lengthen an already long list, but perfect for playing in a remote relationship.

And if you are looking for cool but free games, this is right after 

Best free remote related video games

21. We Were Here (puzzle game | co-op)

Here’s a co-op puzzle where everyone sees a different screen than the other. You will need to guide each other and describe what you see to move forward. Something to test your way of communicating together! It’s nice, it’s free, in short, it’s to be tested

Learn more about We Were Here

22. CounterStrike (shooter | co-op and versus)

If what you prefer as a couple are shooters, you probably already know Counterstrike. This free game is a classic FPS, in which you will have to join forces to attack enemy sites and save hostages.

Learn more about CounterStrike

23. Brawlhalla (fighting game | versus)

This free fighting game is similar to Smash Bros, but on PC. More fun in a group than two of course, it remains a good way to let off steam in versus, and offers many characters and attack techniques. 

Learn more about Brawlhalla

Board games (online) for couples remotely

24. Pictionary: Skribbl.io 

The concept of this free online game is the same as that of Pictionary: a word is given to us, we have to draw with the mouse of our PC… and the other has to guess what we are drawing! Very funny, this game also has an alternative in the form of an application: Draw Something.

>> Discover Skribbl.io

25. Uno

A card game with easy rules, but still fun. The goal: to place, turn after turn, cards of the same number or the same color as the one placed in the previous turn. There are different sites to play Uno online with friends, here is one.

26. Tic Tac Toe (“Tic Tac Toe”)

Also called “morpions” in French, this game will probably not fascinate you for hours… but if the jet lag does not allow you to spend a lot of time together, this is an ideal game! Our favorite version is this one (the same as in the picture) which adds difficulty to the game. This version is more standard and easier.

27. Power 4

Another timeless board game, now available online. Take turns placing a token on the board… and trying to line up 4 of them without being countered by your remote boyfriend/girlfriend. Connect 4 online is available on many sites like this one

28. Werewolf Online

If you are a peasant, you must eliminate the werewolves. If you are a werewolf, you must eliminate the peasants. Simple, right? A very good bluff game that is played in a group and not in pairs, but it is possible to join a group already formed on the site at this address.

29. Naval Battle

Place each of your boats on a grid, then take turns trying to hit and sink your boyfriend’s/girlfriend’s from a distance! You can play battleship online here .

30. Board Game Simulator: Tabletop Simulator

I’ve already talked about it above, but it’s really great. Basically, it’s a video game that brings together lots and lots of different board games, even the best known Tabletop Simulator is available at this address . For the price of a single board game, you can have dozens and play them despite the distance! A favorite.

Best Naughty Games for Distance Couples

Some of the best games are perhaps more “adult”!

Naughty games turn out to be very nice in a long-distance relationship. To conclude this article on a high note, we have given you a “soft” naughty game option that can be done remotely , and one only for the most curious and open-minded among you.

31. Dimoi, question game for couples

Here is the soft option. Some physical games can also be fun: we tested Dimoi, a question game for couples, which we really liked! Only one of the game’s 4 categories, “Torride” , is there to arouse your desire. The 3 other categories ( Popcorn, For Interior and Us ) are softer and will allow you to get to know each other better.

Find out more about Dimoi

32. Connected adult toys

Did you know that there are toys for adults that can be controlled remotely from your cell phone ? Even thousands of kilometers away, you will be able to make your pleasure partner vibrate…

Even better: some models can be synchronized with each other to allow you to live an even crazier and more sensual experience. If you don’t know, I strongly advise you to take a look.

Find out more about connected adult toys

Mobile apps – Smartphone games for couples remotely

33. Plato

Over 30 multiplayer games in one app , from Minesweeper to Backgammon to Poker as well as Chess and some of the board games discussed earlier.

34. Draw Something

The same principle as the Pictionary, this time from mobile. The goal: to make your partner guess what you are drawing, as quickly as possible. Or the opposite !

35. Words Between Friends

The principle of this smartphone game is based on that of Scrabble. This application is also free, and will make your brains work.

Any other ideas for remote couple games?

We have done everything to create the most complete and detailed list of games for people in a long distance relationship. Now it’s your turn to help us enrich it

If you have other ideas for video games, board games, naughty games or something else, don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments!

And you, what is THE game you play the most as a couple remotely? Tell us in the comments 

Author: Erika

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