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Whether you’re traveling with people or by yourself, one of the best ways to stay entertained is through games! You might not always have the best cell service depending on where you travel, but there are plenty of types of games you can play offline whether it’s through a portable console or small board game, there’s countless ways to keep yourself occupied while you’re going from one destination to the next.

 

6) The Nintendo Switch 

 If you have the energy to power it the nintendo switch is a perfect way to stay entertained on the road. There are so many different games that you can buy off of the nintendo store as well as from any gaming store that you may pass while on the road. You could also Connect the switch To the dock  So you can play it off of your TV. If you don’t have a TV set up in your Van, you can of course play it with the handheld controllers. You don’t need a constant Internet connection to play, and you can take it with you anywhere which makes it the perfect way to spend any downtime or rainy days inside the comfort of your Van.  There is also the option of buying the cheaper version of the consul which cannot be docked on to  A television. But if you’re living on the road with no access to ATV then this is a perfect option for you. Just because you’re on the road doesn’t mean you can’t still play your favorite video games.

 

5) Mobile Games: Minecraft

 Another good option for those living the Van life who also want to continue playing video games is the option of mobile games. Mobile games can be played right from your phone and most times don’t even require Internet connection period of course some games will require a connection But if you have the devices for getting the best Internet connection available to you from your Van or you have a good data plan with your cell phone provider you can virtually play these games anywhere. The great thing about mobile games is the huge variety of genres there are to play. If you’re a more advanced gamer, There are more competitive or complicated games for you. If you like the simple kinds of games such as virtual solitaire and poker you can find apps such as those on the app store. You can even find sports games such as bowling and Dirt biking.

 

 

4) Playing Cards

If you want to keep things simple, a nice deck of playing cards is the perfect option. Even more so if you have friends or family along for the ride who love to play with you.  The best part about a deck of playing cards is that it doesn’t require any sort of energy or resources to play. All you would really need is a source of light if it’s dark out. Even then, a simple flashlight would do just fine. With so many different ways to use the cards, Whether it be from actual card games or even games that involve throwing the cards, the ways to have fun with a deck of cards are virtually limitless.

 

3) Cards against Humanity 

Cards against humanity is not your average card game. It’s also a game that requires you to have more than one person playing for the best results. If you have enough people to play with, then this game can be entertaining for a very long time. There are also many expansion packs available from the game just in case you and your friends start to get bored of the same cards coming up again and again. There is also the option to write in your own cards. The whole objective of the game is to make the funniest combination of cards that everyone then votes on. When you reach a certain number of wins from anonymous voting, then you win the entire game!

 

2) Laptop

A laptop is more than just a tool to get work done and check emails.  The amount of games you can find on the Internet and even ones you can download from certain game platforms are almost limitless. From action games to puzzle games to even smaller platform games, the matter what kind of laptop you have you can almost always find a game that you can Play. While a laptop might be a bit more demanding On your energy reserves, if you have a charging station available to you that you can spare for the laptop, it’s a perfect way to play games while on the road.

 

1) Pandemic: the Cure 

Aging back to the classic ways to play  Games with your friends, board games are always a fun time when everyone is involved. That being said, it’s not a game that will be able to play alone. Pandemic the cure is one of the greatest board games to come out of all time.  While that may sound like a bold claim to make, It’s not even an exaggeration. Most people who played the game agree that while it’s a challenging game that you may never even win, it’s still such a great time to be had with friends and family!  It’s not a game that will be for everyone, as the difficulty can be a turn off for some people looking for a more casual board game to play. But if you have a group of people who are willing to put the time in to learn the game and come up with the best strategy possible, you’ll definitely have a great time as you battle against the raging pandemic and try to save the world.

 

Wrapping things up…

Keeping yourself entertained on the road shouldn’t be such a hard thing to do. But sometimes going outdoors and enjoying the freedom that van life gives you is not as easy to do because of severe weather or other factors that require you to be in or around your van. However that shouldn’t stop you from having a good time and enjoying your best van life. There are so many ways to stay entertained and have fun while on the road and in your van. Not all these methods require electricity or batteries. There are some products that keep it as simple as possible. Whatever your situation is, there’s always something for you to have fun with!

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