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Cards And Dominoes

Rules for unique games you won’t find elsewhere!

-- Best CARD Games for 2 --

Trick-taking:

Jo-Jotte

Melding:

Marjolet, Bezique

Rummy:

Iceberg

Gin:

Skarney Gin

Historic:

Zetema

-- Best CARD Games for Partnerships--

-- Best
  BOARD
  Games --

Trick-taking:

Quinto

Rummy:

Skarney

Historic:

Yukon

     Ringo

     Teeko

   Camelot

-- Best DOMINO Games --

-- Best Group Games --

Cubilete (dice)

Fortune Rummy (cards)

Trick-taking:

The Big Game, 42

Historic:

Domino Euchre

For Three:

Moon

             --Unique to this site--

Pip-Pip! -- fun for mixed groups
Iceberg -- unique scoring Rummy
The Big Game -- Texas 42 variant
42 Variations -- more 42
Marjolet -- elegant single-deck Bezique
Jo-Jotte -- Bridge-like game for two
Skarney -- scoring contract Rummy
Skarney Gin -- Gin without discards
Colonel -- Gin wiith table melds
Sequence Gin -- Gin without sets
Yukon -- from the 1898 gold rush
Quinto -- elegant partnership trick-taking game
Domino Euchre -- Euchre with dominoes
Domino Call-Ace Euchre -- variant
Arlington Heights -- a high-scoring Rummy
Fortune Rummy -- forgotten scoring Rummy
Teeko -- played by Hollywood in the 1950s
Ringo -- similar to in-the-round checkers

     --Cuban Games--

Cubilete -- great Cuban dice game
Domino Cubano -- 9-9 partnership tiles

     --Scarne’s Games--

Skarney --  scoring contract Rummy
Skarney Gin -- Gin without discards
Skarney dice -- improved dice games
Teeko -- lost board game from the 1950s

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Best game books
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--Index to All Games--

     Domino games
    
Card games
    
Board games
    
Dice games
    
Game Selection Chart


--- Domino Games ---

         42 family --

         42 -- the “national game” of Texas! A great trick-taking game played with Dominoes.
        
The Big Game -- sophisticated 42 variant for 4 players with 11 tricks and more counters
        
42 Variations -- 42 variations for larger groups
        
Moon -- a 42 variation for 3 players
        
Partnership Moon -- Moon for 4

         Others --

         Domino Euchre -- our ancestors played Euchre with dominoes ... here’s how
        
Call-Ace Euchre -- fun variant of Domino Euchre
        
Domino Cubano -- national game of Cuba -- easy to learn but deep

--- Card Games ---

         Bezique family --

         Marjolet --  an elegant one-deck Bezique game for two from southwestern France
        
Bezique -- one of the great overlooked card games for two
        
Polish Bezique -- Bezique with a twist -- you can only meld what you win in tricks
        
Rubicon Bezique -- classic Bezique -- with a more-challenging 4 card decks
        
Chinese Bezique -- Bezique on steroids with 6 card decks
        
Zetema -- unique lost game of the 1880s, a cross between rummy and Bezique.

         Trick-taking games --

         Jo-Jotte -- a sophisticated, Bridge-like game for two
        
Klaberjass -- simplified Jo-Jotte
        
Quinto -- elegant and unusual trick-taking game for 4
        
Yukon -- from the 1898 Gold Rush, an oddly fun trick-taking game for 4
        
Pip-Pip! -- boisterous fun for for mixed groups

         Gin rummies --

         Oklahoma Gin -- the standard Gin Rummy rules
        
Sequence Gin --a Gin variant in which you can only make sequences (no sets)
         Skarney Gin -- adds another meld to Gin, plus you can’t discard!
        
Colonel -- Gin with non-scoring melds played to the table. An intriguing Gin variant.

         Scoring rummies --

         Fortune Rummy -- fun scoring rummy from the 1930s and 1940s
         Arlington (Oklahoma Rummy) -- probably the most popular scoring rummy
        
Arlington Heights -- our own variant of Arlington Rummy
        
500 and Persian Rummy -- popular scoring rummy in the Midwest. One of the best.
        
Skarney -- a unique rummy variation for two
        
Iceberg -- a high scoring, exciting rummy for two or more

--- Board Games ---

         Ringo -- fun in-the-round variant on checkers
        
Teeko -- board game played by Hollywood stars in the 1950s
        
Camelot and Cam -- very popular in the 1930s, yet unknown today

--- Dice Games ---

       Cubilete -- national game of Cuba. Fast, fun. One of the best dice games.
        
More dice games here.

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The first plastic playing cards were from Kem, dated 1935. The woman glancing hard to her left is an iconic image from the 30’s.

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