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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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Solitaire Games You've Never Heard of Before Which You Should Try

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Solitaire Games You've Never Heard of Before Which You Should Try

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameAlmost everyone is familiar with solitaire. Klondike is the most played game of them all, but other solitaire games like Spider, FreeCell, Golf, and Pyramid are also very well known. Besides these there are many other popular solitaire games that you'll find on solitaire apps and websites, and in books about solitaire card games.But what about solitaire games that are quite obscure? Of course there are plenty of solitaire games out there whose obscurity is a direct result of the fact that they just aren't any good. It's no surprise in those cases that nobody wants to...

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10 Top "How To" Videos For Getting More Out Of Your Playing Cards

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10 Top "How To" Videos For Getting More Out Of Your Playing Cards

  by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame PlayingCardDecks is celebrating its 5th anniversary. So to help celebrate, I'm writing some Top 10 lists, and I thought it would be fun to come up with some great ways that you can use your playing cards in a less conventional fashion than what we normally do. After all, most of my readers do own a lot of decks of playing cards. Most of us are good at collecting them, and maybe we even use them occasionally for things like playing card games, card flourishing, or card magic.But how about we learn some other activities...

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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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Single-Deck Builder Solitaire Games That You Should Try

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Single-Deck Builder Solitaire Games That You Should Try

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameMost people are familiar with solitaire, and identify it with Klondike. Klondike is the classic game that everyone is familiar with from Microsoft Windows, where you're building cards down in value in alternating red and black colours, while simultaneously trying to play the entire deck from Ace through King by suit onto four foundations. It is the archetype of the classic builder solitaire game.Many two-deck builder games offer a longer and more thoughtful playing experience, but builder games like Klondike that use just a single deck are ideal time fillers. Perhaps you have explored some solitaire games outside...

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