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About Card Games

What are Card Games?

Card games are any games that are played with a standard 52 card deck, multiple decks, or a subset of this deck. They include the four standard suits (Hearts, Diamonds, Clubs, Spades) and include Aces, 2-10, Jacks, Queens, and Kings. Varying card games give each number and suit different ranks.

Playing card games date back centuries, and there are likely thousands of games and variation of games out there. Games range by number of players 1+ where you can play as teams or individuals. Card games can also vastly range in difficulty, as they can be extremely simple or complex.

Types of Card Games

Card Games generally fit within one of these categories of games:

  • Trick-taking Games

  • Shedding Games

  • Building Games

  • Solitaire Games

  • Casino Games

  • Party/Camp Games

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