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5 Great Tips for Hosting an Awesome Poker Night

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5 Great Tips for Hosting an Awesome Poker Night

by Brandi Marcene Card games are simply a great source of entertainment, and everyone familiar with these games loves to play them with friends and family. The rise in card games’ popularity is mainly because these are easy to learn and fun as well. It doesn't matter how old you are and where you're from; you can always enjoy a game of cards with your friends and family at home, a picnic spot, or even casinos. Besides, you don't necessarily need a great set up to play cards. However, if you're hosting a poker night, you definitely have to come with...

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Single-Deck Non-Builder Solitaire Games That You Should Try

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Single-Deck Non-Builder Solitaire Games That You Should Try

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameWhen most people think of solitaire card games, they think of the classic game Klondike, which has become synonymous with solitaire itself. Klondike Solitaire is the quintessential example of a builder solitaire game, where you're trying to play all the cards from the deck from Ace through King on four foundations corresponding to suit, with the help of a tableau which is built with cards in descending order and in alternating colours.Some of the finest solitaire games in the world are builder games like this, and take this concept in various different directions. But what about non-builder games,...

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The Mystery of The Newest Million Dollar Playing Card Kickstarter

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The Mystery of The Newest Million Dollar Playing Card Kickstarter

MetaZoo's playing card Kickstarter just raised $1 million in funding in one day. But how? by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameLike most of you reading this, I love playing cards. And like many of you, I'm active in the playing card community, and try to keep up with the latest news and releases. Last week I was staggered to come across MetaZoo's current playing card Kickstarter, entitled MetaZoo: Cryptid Nation USPCC Playing Cards. Nothing too unusual so far. It's billed as a deck of MetaZoo playing cards. Printed by USPCC. Cartoony style art. Three different deck options: Cryptid Nation, Nightfall, and Wilderness. Not...

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Popular Non-Builder Solitaire Card Games

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Popular Non-Builder Solitaire Card Games

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame Despite the fact that the world of solitaire card games features a rich diversity of different types of games, most people are only familiar with the classic Klondike, and similar games of its kind like Spider, and FreeCell. Consider yourself more experienced with solitaire than most if you've ever played games like Baker's Dozen, Beleaguered Castle, Canfield, Fan Games, Yukon, or Forty Thieves. But all of these games - and the many related ones that belong to their families - have one thing in common: they share the same basic formula for game-play, since they are all examples of builder games.Builder games represent the largest slice...

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5 Casual Games Perfect for the Holidays

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5 Casual Games Perfect for the Holidays

By Neal Taparia Tis' the season for social gatherings. Christmas is just around the corner, and you’ll have time to relax and enjoy yourself. Games are a great way to fill that void, especially when you're a guest in someone else's home, visiting relatives, or just stuck at home because of the weather.  It's the perfect time to play some casual games and unwind. That's why we've put together this list of the best casual games you can play this holiday season. 1. Solitaire  Image Source: SolitaireBliss Spend this holiday season playing your favorite Solitaire games. Solitaire Bliss takes classic Solitaire...

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