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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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Where to Buy Playing Cards

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Where to Buy Playing Cards

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameCollecting playing cards can be an addictive hobby. If you're a pure collector, you will always be on the hunt for that new and interesting deck to add to your collection, and this can be an endless quest that never grows old. But even if you just enjoy having some classy decks for card games or for card magic, it's hard to resist some of the creative designs that are being produced today. Cardists will enjoy the variety of decks with different patterns and colours, and how this gives a whole new look to familiar flourishes. If...

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10 Important Tips for New Magicians: Do's and Don'ts

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10 Important Tips for New Magicians: Do's and Don'ts

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGameLately I've been spending a lot of time around young teenagers and kids learning magic for the very first time. I'm already getting them connected with good resources that teach them how to perform tricks. But what advice and guidance should I be giving them more generally?To begin with, it is important that budding magicians are familiar with some of the ethics of magic. Sometimes referred to as "the magician's code", it's a well-known rule that as a magician you should never reveal your secrets. Why? Because by giving away the method of a trick, you're taking...

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4 Ways To Shuffle Playing Cards with Videos

Posted by John Taylor on

4 Ways To Shuffle Playing Cards with Videos

  We have all shared that insecure feeling that comes when the dealer position rotates to you during a card game amongst friends. The people in the circle haphazardly push their cards your way and turn to each other to discuss their various levels of luck in the preceding round. While most of the cards are faced down, a few Kings stare at you, demanding to see your shuffling skills. You do your best to mold the angular blob back into a stacked rectangle by pushing in on all sides. Eventually you get what resembles a deck, turning over any...

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