Card and Board Games

  • 2 Player Card Games for Kids
    Two-player card games, such as Crazy 8's, are not only entertaining to teach kids how to play, but the game also teach them how to be a friendly player of any game While the ...
  • 21 Card Game Rules
    Twenty-one, also known as Blackjack, is a popular card game and a staple of casino gambling in the United States While a number of variations exist (typically house rules ...
  • 5 Dice Game Rules
    Dice games are convenient, inexpensive and educational Playing dice games as a family can reinforce important math skills your child is learning at school, while also ...
  • Aces High Solitaire Strategies
    Aces High Solitaire goes by other names, such as Aces Up, Idiot's Delight, Firing Squad and Four Aces The odds of winning at this game are usually 1in 20, and the play can be ...
  • Acey-Deucey Dice Board Game Rules
    Rolling a one and a two on two dice can be referred to as rolling an "Acey Deucey" This is a special roll in the game Acey-Deucey, and is the source of the game's name. ...
  • Activities for 50 Plus Adults
    Life after 50 can provide some people with the time and opportunity to do things they didn't have the chance to do previously or weren't interested in when they were younger ...
  • Activities for Low Vision Elderly in a Nursing Home
    Finding activities for elderly nursing home residents, who often have wildly varying competencies, can be frustrating Incorporating activities geared toward those with ...
  • Addiction Solitaire Tips
    Addiction Solitaire is a Pogo game that was released in March 2008 and is the only basic club game that features mini items, such as a scooter and Pogo buddies, as game ...
  • African Gin Card Game Rules
    African gin is an obscure version of gin rummy It is played with two decks of cards, jokers included. It involves seven consecutive hands, during each of which the players ...
  • Aggravation Rummy Rules
    A member of the large rummy family of card games, Aggravation Rummy is a two- or four-deck contest that requires careful accounting, and more than a little patience, on the ...
  • American Mahjong Instructions
    American Mahjong is a game that is similar to the card game Gin Rummy, but is instead played with tiles It is based on the Chinese game Mahjong and has been around since ...
  • American Mahjong Rules
    American mahjong is a variation on the classic Chinese game and was standardized by the National Mah Jongg League of New York in 1937 It is played by four players and most ...
  • Animal Volunteering Jobs for Kids Ages 11 & Up
    Many children are born with a love of animals and a desire to interact with them Volunteering can allow kids to gain compassion and respect for animals and also help them ...
  • How to Apply for a Veteran's ID Card
    Applying for your Veteran ID card can be done in several ways The card doesn't contain sensitive personal information on the front such as your Social Security number or ...
  • How to Artificially Tone Silver Dollars
    While newer collectors prefer their silver coins in mint condition, many others prefer the character and natural beauty of a toned coin In fact, toned coins are often ...
  • Baccarat Betting Strategy
    Baccarat is a casino game that is played with several decks of cards Two cards are dealt to both the dealer and the player, and the hand closest to nine wins. Many people ...
  • Backgammon Rules & Board Setup
    According to Bryn Mawr Classical Review, backgammon's origins are still largely unknown It has been claimed by several Eastern cultures. Backgammon-like games can be found in ...
  • Banco Card Game Rules
    Punto Banco, also known as Baccarat is a card game where players bet on the cards being dealt Only two of the possible 12 players are dealt cards each hand, while other ...
  • Bar Dice Game Rules
    "Bar Dice" is a drinking game, slightly similar to poker, involving five dice Players attempt to roll the dice in order to make the best five-dice combination. The ...
  • Basic Cribbage Instructions
    Sir John Suckling invented Cribbage in the early 1600s Four hundred years later, the game is still popular throughout England and the United States. Cribbage is set apart ...
  • Basic Domino Game Rules
    Playing dominoes has fascinated both children and adults since its invention in the early 12th century in China The original, simple game evolved over time into dozens of ...
  • Basic Instructions for Dominoes
    A basic game of dominoes can be played with just two people and 28 black and white pieces There are several variations, including "Block" which is probably the easiest to ...
  • Basic Shuffleboard Rules
    A shuffleboard is a large, smoothly polished rectangle, normally made of wood, that is marked at either end with scoring lines The game is played by sliding colored, round ...
  • Basic Solitaire Directions
    Classic solitaire, also called Klondike solitaire, is a one-person card game available on most computers The object is to use all the cards in your deck to create four ...
  • Battleship Command Instructions
    "Battleship Command" is an electronic game in which two opponents try to sink each other's ships by calling out coordinates on a grid A computerized voice commands players to ...
  • Beat Your Neighbor Card Game Instructions
    Beat Your Neighbor, also known as Beggar My Neighbor or Strip Jack Naked, is a simple card game for kids The game requires a complete 52-card deck and two players. The game ...
  • How to Beat Solitaire
    There are many forms of solitaire (card games for one person) Klondike solitaire is the one commonly known simply as solitaire. Other popular versions include freecell and ...
  • What Beats a Flush?
    A flush is one of the highest ranking hands in poker It is comprised of five cards of the same suit, though the cards do not have to be in sequential order. A flush, like the ...
  • What Are the Benefits of Mahjong?
    Mahjong, an ancient game from China that you play using tiles, gained popularity in the United States in the 1920s This game of intelligence requires concentration. Mahjong ...
  • How to Bet on the Roulette Wheel
    Walk into a casino and the world of glamour and glitz is waiting to welcome its players The casino is a world all its own. Time goes unnoticed as excitement builds. Gamblers ...