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How to Play Backgammon

It is said that there are two kinds of people: Those who love backgammon, and those who don’t know how to play backgammon. For those that don’t know how to play it but have always been curious, the rules are not terribly complicated. One can learn how to play backgammon …

How to Play Pictionary Card Game

Some friends of ours introduced us to the new version of Pictionary: Pictionary Card Game. We enjoyed it so much that we quickly bought ourselves a set and have been enjoying since we got it. The new version follows the latest craze of converting board games into card games to …

Poker Hands Nicknames

Related Posts:  1.  The rules of poker and the ranks of hands.   2.  Other poker terminology. If you enjoy playing some poker (Texas Hold ‘Em) it will help you to know some of the more popular terminology. Many of the different hands have their own names, and below is a list of …

No Deal

Recently I wrote about how much I like to play Monopoly Deal. Lately my wife and I have been enjoying playing the game with her parents. My father-in-law likes to joke that his wife keeps one of the Monopoly Deal cards next to her bed at night. Which card, you …

Poker Terminology

If you enjoy playing some poker (Texas Hold ‘Em) you’ll need to know some of the jargon and terminology of the game. Understand these well and you’ll fit straight into any poker-playing group. (click here for the rules of poker and the ranks of poker hands) Pocket Pair, Flop a Set …

How to Play Poker Texas Hold ’em

Poker (including the online version) has become hugely popular in the last few years. I must admit, I used to enjoy a bit of Poker now and then. I found the psychology and mathematical elements of it very intriguing. The appeal and popularity of poker is booming around the world; …

How to Play Old Maid Card Game

This is a quick and easy card game which anybody should be able to learn and enjoy. It can be played with two players, but is probably best with 3 – 5 players. How to Play Old Maid Remove the Queen of Spades from the deck, and deal the remaining …

How to Play Monopoly Deal

For years I loved playing Monopoly, and I still do when the rare opportunity presents itself. Hasbro’s new spin on the proven classic is Monopoly Deal. There have quite a few a spin-off’s of the Property Tycoon game, and I never thought I’d enjoy any of them as I am …