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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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10 Top Articles on Playing Cards at PlayingCardDecks

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10 Top Articles on Playing Cards at PlayingCardDecks

by BoardGameGeek reviewer EndersGame I've always enjoyed playing cards. I have loved card games ever since I was a kid. And already in my teens I had a fascination with card magic. So when I discovered the custom playing card industry several years ago, I was an instant convert.I also love writing about my passions. For me, writing is primarily a labour of love that I do in my spare time. I enjoy it because it gives me the chance to study and learn about new things, and to analyze and organize the material I've learned. I also like sharing...

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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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