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5 Best Alternatives to HomeWerk

About HomeWerk

HomeWerk automates short weekly team building activities which have been designed to help teams have fun and talk about everything and anything - but work!

Relevance to Remote Workers

Our platform helps colleagues to feel closer whilst working remotely

HomeWerk Alternative 1 - Water Cooler Trivia
Build team culture, one trivia quiz at a time
Water Cooler Trivia - Alternative 1 to Water Cooler Trivia
About & Top features
Quizzes come weekly via email, Slack, or Microsoft Teams. Results spark conversations about something other than the weather or weekend plans, as we celebrate the winner and the funniest wrong response. Difficulty, timing, categories all customizable
Pricing
  • Four-week free trial, no credit card required
  • Paid plans start from $1/ month/ participant
  • Complete Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Water Cooler Trivia

Professional services (lawyers, finance), tech companies, and schools are the most common teams that love the weekly trivia fun from Water Cooler Trivia

Relevance to remote workers
It's asynchronous, which is critical for remote teams
HomeWerk Alternative 2 - Starbound
An extraterrestrial sandbox adventure for teams
Starbound - Alternative 2 to Starbound
About & Top features
Starbound takes place in a two-dimensional, procedurally generated universe that the player can explore to obtain new weapons, armor, and items and to visit towns and villages inhabited by various intelligent lifeforms Starbound begins with the player inside a spacecraft after the destruction of Earth, home of an intergalactic peacekeeping organization known as the Terrene Protectorate
Pricing
When to use Starbound

It's a great game, and it can be used for happy hours, meeting virtually, and socializing

It is used by remote teams, VCs, meetup hosts, conference organizers, schools, families, and friends

Relevance to remote workers
It can keep remote workers enchanted during their break hours, whether they are playing solo or on a server with friends
Doodle - Alternative 3 to Doodle
About & Top features
Spark friendly competition with your team and boost morale, from Slack! Great for before a meeting, a Thursday social, or just taking a break. Up to 12 people
Pricing
  • 3 free games
When to use Doodle

Doodle caters to small and large teams looking to have fun, build relationships, and spark some friendly competition

Relevance to remote workers
Doodle makes it easy to have fun with your team, no matter where you're working
HomeWerk Alternative 4 - Icebreakers
Get to know the people that you work with in a fun and low-stress way
Icebreakers - Alternative 4 to Icebreakers
About & Top features
Icebreakers by CareerLark helps you get to know your coworkers. Your new teammates answer a few short and fun questions about themselves. The answers are published in a public channel of your choice, where you get to welcome them in style.
Pricing
When to use Icebreakers

Icebreakers is great for remote and distributed teams that use Slack.

Relevance to remote workers
As a remote/distributed team in US, Europe, and Asia, we made Icebreakers because we saw that while we worked closely together professionally, it was tough to build more of that personal connection given the time zone differences and digital nature of our interactions. Icebreakers solves for this by randomly picking people from your selected channel, pinging them with fun and informative questions, then posting their answers.
HomeWerk Alternative 5 - Atium
Build a human connection in your remote team
Atium - Alternative 5 to Atium
About & Top features
Atium helps you make time for the important, but not urgent, social moments that are essential to building a human connection when working remotely. We provide a library of original virtual activities designed to build connection, topped by a Slack integration to make it effortless to schedule and join the activities
Pricing
  • Free 30 day trial for everyone and free account for teams up to 8 people
  • Get 50% off on your first 3 months after your free 30 day trial! Drop us an email when you are ready with the code REMOTETOOLS50
  • Complete Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Atium

If you want a simple but effective way to inject social moments & games into your remote team's busy week

Relevance to remote workers
Effective remote teams are intentional about building human connection. Atium reduces the effort required to plan social moments that build connection and maximises the impact that these moments have
Pros
  • Super fun and good for team bonding
  • Slack integration
Cons
  • Activities are still limited
  • Pricing may be a bit expensive for the limited features
Build team culture, one trivia quiz at a time
Water Cooler Trivia - Alternative 1 to Water Cooler Trivia
Top features
Quizzes come weekly via email, Slack, or Microsoft Teams. Results spark conversations about something other than the weather or weekend plans, as we celebrate the winner and the funniest wrong response. Difficulty, timing, categories all customizable
Pricing
  • Four-week free trial, no credit card required
  • Paid plans start from $1/ month/ participant
  • Complete Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Water Cooler Trivia

Professional services (lawyers, finance), tech companies, and schools are the most common teams that love the weekly trivia fun from Water Cooler Trivia

Relevance to remote workers
It's asynchronous, which is critical for remote teams
An extraterrestrial sandbox adventure for teams
Starbound - Alternative 2 to Starbound
Top features
Starbound takes place in a two-dimensional, procedurally generated universe that the player can explore to obtain new weapons, armor, and items and to visit towns and villages inhabited by various intelligent lifeforms Starbound begins with the player inside a spacecraft after the destruction of Earth, home of an intergalactic peacekeeping organization known as the Terrene Protectorate
Pricing
When to use Starbound

It's a great game, and it can be used for happy hours, meeting virtually, and socializing

It is used by remote teams, VCs, meetup hosts, conference organizers, schools, families, and friends

Relevance to remote workers
It can keep remote workers enchanted during their break hours, whether they are playing solo or on a server with friends
Pictionary, for Slack
Doodle - Alternative 3 to Doodle
Top features
Spark friendly competition with your team and boost morale, from Slack! Great for before a meeting, a Thursday social, or just taking a break. Up to 12 people
Pricing
  • 3 free games
When to use Doodle

Doodle caters to small and large teams looking to have fun, build relationships, and spark some friendly competition

Relevance to remote workers
Doodle makes it easy to have fun with your team, no matter where you're working
Get to know the people that you work with in a fun and low-stress way
Icebreakers - Alternative 4 to Icebreakers
Top features
Icebreakers by CareerLark helps you get to know your coworkers. Your new teammates answer a few short and fun questions about themselves. The answers are published in a public channel of your choice, where you get to welcome them in style.
Pricing
When to use Icebreakers

Icebreakers is great for remote and distributed teams that use Slack.

Relevance to remote workers
As a remote/distributed team in US, Europe, and Asia, we made Icebreakers because we saw that while we worked closely together professionally, it was tough to build more of that personal connection given the time zone differences and digital nature of our interactions. Icebreakers solves for this by randomly picking people from your selected channel, pinging them with fun and informative questions, then posting their answers.
Build a human connection in your remote team
Atium - Alternative 5 to Atium
Top features
Atium helps you make time for the important, but not urgent, social moments that are essential to building a human connection when working remotely. We provide a library of original virtual activities designed to build connection, topped by a Slack integration to make it effortless to schedule and join the activities
Pricing
  • Free 30 day trial for everyone and free account for teams up to 8 people
  • Get 50% off on your first 3 months after your free 30 day trial! Drop us an email when you are ready with the code REMOTETOOLS50
  • Complete Pricing
Reviews & Testimonials
When to use Atium

If you want a simple but effective way to inject social moments & games into your remote team's busy week

Relevance to remote workers
Effective remote teams are intentional about building human connection. Atium reduces the effort required to plan social moments that build connection and maximises the impact that these moments have
Pros
  • Super fun and good for team bonding
  • Slack integration
Cons
  • Activities are still limited
  • Pricing may be a bit expensive for the limited features