What are the best Pictionary-like games on iPhone?

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    QuizUp is a multi-player trivia game in which one player competes against another during seven rounds of timed multiple-choice questions in over 1000 topics. It gives players the chance to meet new people and join tournaments with them.

    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Trishla Jaiteley
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "Ever since QuizUp was released, I have been an avid fan of the game. It had undergone several updates and changes but the thrill and knwoledg it gives is still the same. Totally one of the best Pictionary-like games on iPhone that anyone can get for free. :D"
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    #2Reverse Charades

    Reverse Charades

    Reverse Charades is a free iOS app based on the classic game in which one person, without speaking, acts for others to guess the word. The game set the rounds with time limits with free and premium packs of cards.



    Free- with in-app purchases

    Helen Jia
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "This is a legit pictionary app that I wished I knew earlier. I have only experienced playing Reverse Charades in a Pajama Party with my gang and all I can say is that we definitely had a blast~ 💥😂"
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    #3Draw Something Classic

    Draw Something Classic

    Draw Something Classic is a free drawing game where users can play with their friends to the Draw and Guess classic game. It can be downloaded and installed on both Android and iOS devices, and also has in-app purchases.


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Mary Montgomery
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "best pictionary app ever! Don't believe what @Victor just said. I think that he didn't ever played this game ever. Also, this game is free. So why don't you just try this one out with your friends?"


Did you know that prior to Pictionary's publication Robert Angel, the game's creator, would randomly choose words from the dictionary and subsequently draw the chosen word for his party-goers to guess? The game's mechanics involve a team's personal choice on who begins drawing, rotating with every round. The "drawer" then takes a single card from the in-game deck which contains a set of words, after which they will attempt to draw pictures that represent the chosen word, with his teammates trying to guess the word. Any kind of letter, number, or symbol is prohibited in the game, as well as verbal cues and gesturing to an object or person in the room.

Although the game is quite popular today, the same cannot be said during the beginning stages of its development. The game was first conceived in 1982 by Angel while working as a waiter, following his graduation from Western Washington University with a Business Administration degree, as a party game played by him and his friends after their shifts. It wasn't until 1984 would he stumble upon his old rules for the game once more, testing it with his family with positive results, then compiling words from the dictionary to use for the game's word list. It was then initially self-published in 1985 through Angel Games, selling 6,000 copies in a single year, then sold to Mattel in 2001. Despite the rise of smartphones, video games, and game apps, Pictionary still remains as one of the most popular board games played on family game nights to this day.

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    #4Heads Up!

    Heads Up!
    Heads Up! is a game for Android and iOS mobile games popularized by comedian and TV show host Ellen DeGeneres. In this game, the player/s need to guess the word on the "card" on the head of the other player.

    iOS, Android

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Ajay Kapur
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "After I have watched this pictionary game app on the show of my favorite host Ellen, I just wanna freakin' play the game. And no surprises, I have enjoyed playing Heads Up! and I encourage you to play this game with you friends as well!"
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    Spaceteam is a free local co-op multiplayer party game, where a group of players shouts directions at the player who has control of the spaceship. It can be played on devices running on either Android or iOS systems.


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Raymond Vasquez
    Written on December 12, 2017
    "Quite a unique game! Best to be enjoyed in multiplayer. You will get a lot of enjoyment out of this, I promise!"
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    #6SketchParty TV

    SketchParty TV

    SketchParty TV is a paid drawing and guessing game for iOS devices, specifically iPad and Apple TV. It was developed and published by Magnate Interactive and is suitable for ages four and above.




    Russell Peterson
    Written on December 11, 2017
    "SketchParty is very fun to play with a friend. It is simple and easy to understand. The price is also not bad!"
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    #7Trivia Crack

    Trivia Crack
    Trivia Crack is a free online quiz game developed and published by Etermax in 2013 for both Android and iOS devices. Users can play against their friends even in foreign languages and even share their own achievements.

    Android, iOS

    Free- With in-app purchases.

    Samuel Banks
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "I have played the sequel to this game which is Trivia Crack Kingdoms, but I personally prefer the original game better. If you are looking to play a new party game with your friends, then you should try this. "
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    #8Evil Apples

    Evil Apples

    Evil Apples is a free card game for both Android and iOS system in which the players will have to prove their skills and sense of humor. They pick a card from the deck and complete funny sentences with the options that you get.


    Android, iOS

    Free- with in-app purchases

    Daniel Ryan
    Written on April 29, 2019
    "The best pictionary game app similar to Cards Against Humanity! 5 stars totally! ⭐but remember, this is more suitable for adults. 😉"


Best What are the best Pictionary-like games on iPhone
1QuizUpGames 8 Free
2Reverse CharadesGames 8 Free
3Draw Something ClassicGames 7 Free
4Heads Up!Apps 6 Free
5Spaceteam Games 4 Free
6SketchParty TVGames 4 Paid
7Trivia CrackGames 1 Free
8Evil ApplesApps 0 Free

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