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Why I love Cribbage, and Why You Should Try This Classic Game

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Why I love Cribbage, and Why You Should Try This Classic Game

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameThere's a whole lot of ways to enjoy a beautiful deck of custom cards, whether it is for card flourishing, card magic, or just as a collector. But one of my personal favourite ways to enjoy a nice custom deck is to use it for playing card games. There's a whole world of wonderful games you can play with a traditional deck, and if you're looking for ideas, head to my article that covers over 40 great card games. But of all the card games I've ever played (and that's a lot!), of my all-time favourites is Cribbage....

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10 Builder Solitaire Card Games With Unusual Layouts

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10 Builder Solitaire Card Games With Unusual Layouts

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameI love solitaire card games. There's some terrific games that have stood the test of time, but it is true that many of them are variations of the same theme. For example, Klondike and Spider are two of the most popular solitaire card games of all time, along with FreeCell. But there's a whole genre of popular building games that are closely related to these, and you'll often see names of games like Baker's Dozen, Beleaguered Castle, Canfield, Forty Thieves, La Belle Lucie, and Yukon pop up on sites about solitaire card games.Personally I enjoy exploring things...

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Setting Up a Virtual Card Room

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Setting Up a Virtual Card Room

by Brandi Marcene Have you ever thought of being a part of a virtual card room with friends? Well, if you have, you're definitely on the right track as there are many ways you can lay different card games virtually and create a virtual card room. In this time of social distancing, it's hard to catch up with all your card games with friends, especially poker. But with the help of different video chatting forums and other online game platforms, you can now play any card game virtually in an exact card room setting.   But how and where you can set up your virtual card room? Read further down, and find out everything you need to know about virtual card rooms.  Where to Set Up a Virtual Card Room  In...

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10 More Popular Builder Solitaire Card Games

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10 More Popular Builder Solitaire Card Games

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameMost solitaire card games with a standard deck of playing cards classify as "builder" games. It's a popular archetype, and means that in these games players are trying to arrange all the cards in ascending order from Ace through to King, for each of the four separate suits. The three most popular solitaire games in the world - Klondike, Spider, and FreeCell - and the many games closely related to them, all belong in this category. Besides these three, there are a number of other popular builder games, each of which represents its own family of games: Baker's Dozen, Canfield,...

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Popular Builder Solitaire Card Games

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Popular Builder Solitaire Card Games

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameSolitaire is the much beloved choice for killing time in the office or at the home computer. The three most popular solitaire card games are Klondike, Spider, and FreeCell, and these enjoy dizzying heights of popularity as a result of being included as part of Microsoft Windows in the 1990s (for more on this, see my article: The three most played solitaire card games in the world). What these three games have in common is that they all fit the "builder" genre. That means that they follow the basic formula of many solitaire games, where the overall objective is to arrange cards...

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