How to play Twenty-Five: The Irish Card Game

How to play 25 - an Irish card game
Twenty-Five, affectionately known as the national card game of Ireland, captivates players with its swift gameplay and blend of luck and skill. Suitable for a cozy gathering at home or a lively game in rural pubs, it accommodates 2 to 10 players, making it versatile for various group sizes.

How to play Loo – A Pirate’s Game

How to play Loo the card game
Welcome to the fascinating world of Loo, a classic card game that combines strategy, skill, and a bit of luck. You'll need a deck of cards and some poker chips or other tokens before you start. A traditional trick-taking game, Loo can be a good introduction to this form of card play, and is easy for all ages to master.

Unleash Your Inner Gambit: The Art and Science of Card-Throwing

How to throw playing cards
Did you find poker too pedestrian? Were you left bemused at Bridge? If you’ve just about given up hope of finding a use for playing cards, you might consider throwing them away. Literally.

This is WAR! An Epic Battle Playing Card Game for Family Fun!

The card game War fun for the whole family 2
Hello, fellow playing card game enthusiasts! Today, we're going to explore the delightful world of  War, a classic card game that, for me, brings back fun memories of games around the campfire, or with my brothers in the 'rec room' during the Baby Boom of the 1950s - before computers! In this article, I'm going to share the gameplay, strategies, and the enduring charm of the card game known as War.

Holiday Drinks and Card Games

Holiday Drinks for Card Games - Gifts for Card Players
The holidays are a great time for get-togethers and card games, and you can’t host a home card game (whether bridge, poker or blackjack) without including the drinks. We’ve put together this list of holiday-themed party drinks that you can make at your next party – including how you can make them yourself.

The Best Guide to Holiday Games in 2023 (For Families, Friends & Enemies)

holiday games for family board games card games
It's that time of year again: eggnog, Christmas music, and a lot of time that's going to be spent with family, friends (or sometimes, people that you have to like). Games are a great way to fuel a get-together, or just to have fun during the holidays. Here's a peek at some of the best holiday games (for families, friends, and enemies).

Spooky and Creepy Cards Games for your Halloween Extravaganza

Skull Rummy and other Halloween Card Games
Anyone who has ever played any kind of a card game can attest that there seems to be some sort of connection with forces beyond our comprehension. Traditionally, we call this luck. It seems that sometimes something wants us to win and sometimes it wants us to lose. It can be generous and it can be horrifying. And it is always bewildering.

Card Game Etiquette for Beginners

Good Etiquette when Playing Card Games
Just like any game, card games all involve some kind of etiquette, and whether it’s your first time playing or you’re a seasoned professional, you ought to take the time to do your research and know what you should and shouldn’t do. 

Just Play: Enjoy These Bare Bones Online Games with No Hassle

Bare bones online game play hassle free
So many online games require me to jump through hoops: set up accounts, log in, remember passwords, answer questions, make choices as to the type of game, download an app, dig out my credit card, etc. Sometimes, I just want to open my phone and play a game without dealing with all that.

An Introduction to Cardistry: 4 Simple Tricks and Resources for Beginners

How to do cardistry Gifts for Card Players
Cardistry is an exciting way to express yourself creatively while mastering complex moves involving playing cards - from simple flips to intricate shuffles - all designed around creating visually stunning performances that will leave onlookers stunned!

10 Best Solitaire Games For PC That You Cannot Miss Out On

10 Best Solitaire Games For PC That You Cannot Miss Out On - Gifts for Card Players
While usually, Solitaire is played using a physical deck of cards, you can now play them on the screen of your computer! Solitaire games for PC are the ideal pastime to keep you occupied when you're wanting to kill time while on your own, no matter how you decide to play them. If you’re bored or simply itching to play a card game without needing other people, Solitaire can help us in those situations. They provide us with many benefits too, spanning the gamut from absolute skill to dumb luck and everything in between!

Playing Sevens for Cheap Prizes on Christmas is Better Than Watching TV

Family playing cards at Christmas
The pile of prizes we had were bought from a pound store and were things like lip balm and ballpoint pens. They were wrapped in Christmas wrapping paper. This created an extraordinary effect. I imagined that they were much more than they were, despite being told that nothing cost more than a pound.

Relieving stress by playing solitaire

Relieving stress by playing solitaire - Gifts for Card Players
Solitaire is a game that has been enjoyed by people for hundreds of years now. You would believe that people have just been killing time by playing solitaire, but there are really many mental benefits to be gained from doing so.