Hoyle s Modern Encyclopedia of Card Games

Author: Walter B. Gibson
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 9780307486097
Release Date: 2013-10-23
Genre: Games & Activities

"According to Hoyle" is the card-table synonym for Correct --a definitive guide to the correct playing of all known card games, with full descriptions and explanations of rules and techniques for each game and its variations. B & W photographs throughout.

Ultimate Book of Card Games

Author: Scott McNeely
Publisher: Chronicle Books
ISBN: 9781452110486
Release Date: 2012-01-06
Genre: Games

Classic and comprehensive, this guide to over 350 games is sure to appeal to all ages. From Bridge to Poker and Solitaireto Hearts, card games are a beloved source of entertainment and competition (and they are recession proof!). This authoritative book is ideal for every household, college dorm, family cabin, or neighborhood bar that has a pack of cards. Designed in the style of the popular Ultimate Bar Book, this essential resource provides the rules to dozensof variations of your favorite games, and a few you've probably never heard of (Bezique, anyone?). With simple instructions and clear illustrations to guide the way, this volume will be a welcome addition to any gamer's library.

The Book of Card Games

Author: Nikki Katz
Publisher: Adams Media
ISBN: 9781440560149
Release Date: 2013-01-18
Genre: Games

"Contains material adapted and abridged from The everything card games book"--T.p. verso.

The Official Rules of Card Games

Author: Albert H. Morehead
Publisher: Ballantine Books
ISBN: 9780449911587
Release Date: 1996
Genre: Games

With complete rules on more than 300 popular card games, including the new international laws of contract bridge, this comprehensive book also includes special sections on: choosing games for particular occasions, teaching card games to children, the etiquette of card games, technical terms used in card games, and more. From the Paperback edition.

The Penguin Book of Card Games

Author: David Parlett
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 9780141916101
Release Date: 2008-08-07
Genre: Games & Activities

The Penguin Book of Card Games is the authoritative up-to-date compendium, describing an abundance of games to be played both for fun and by serious players. Auctions, trumpless hands, cross-ruffing and lurching: card players have a language all of their own. From games of high skill (Bridge) to games of high chance (Newmarket) to trick-taking (Whist) and banking (Pontoon), David Parlett, seasoned specialist in card games, takes us masterfully through the countless games to choose from. Not content to merely show us games with the conventional fifty-two card pack, Parlett covers many games played with other types of cards - are you brave enough to play with Tarot? With a 'working description' of each game, with the rules, variations and origins of each, as well as an appendix of games invented by the author himself, The Penguin Book of Card Games will delight, entertain and inform both the novice and the seasoned player.

Hoyle s Rules of Games

Author: Albert H. Morehead
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101100233
Release Date: 2001-12-01
Genre: Games & Activities

In 1742, Edmond Hoyle published the definitive book on the popular game of his day, whist. Games evolve with time, just as whist gave rise to contract bridge. However, more than 250 years later, Hoyle’s is still the definitive name when it comes to the rules of the game—whether it’s bridge, backgammon, Scrabble® or Blackjack. The game player’s basic reference, this handy guide has now been updated and expanded and includes rules, strategies, and odds for over 250 games, from including such favorites as: * Scrabble® * Canasta * Contract Bridge * Gin Rummy * Chess * Backgammon * Solitaire games: Nestor, Pounce, Pyramid, and Russian Bank * Poker variations: Anaconda, Blind Tiger, and Hold ’em * Children’s games: Beggar-your-neighbor, Memory, and Slapjack * Computer games: Minesweeper and Freecell * And more Learn how to play, sharpen your strategy, and settle disputes—with this newest edition of the classic reference guide.

According to Hoyle

Author: Richard L. Frey
Publisher: Fawcett Books
ISBN: 9780449211120
Release Date: 1970
Genre: Games

"A must for anyone who wants to play a game and play it correctly." Charles H. Goren Whether you play card games, dice games, parlor games, word games, chess, checker, backgammon, or solitaire games, here is a comprehensive, up-to-date book with the complete rules of your favorite games of skill and chance. ACCORDING TO HOYLE gives not only the rules but expert advice on winning, too.

Card Games For Dummies

Author: Barry Rigal
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118054765
Release Date: 2011-03-04
Genre: Games

Card games offer loads of fun and one of the best socializing experiences out there. But picking up winning card strategies is a bit of a challenge, and though your buddies may think that picking up the rules of the game is easy, winning is a totally different story. With Card Games For Dummies, Second Edition, you’ll not only be able to play the hottest card games around, you can also apply game-winning strategies and tips to have fun and beat your opponents. Now updated, this hands-on guide shows you everything you need to know—the basics, the tricks, and the techniques—to become a master card player, with expanded coverage on poker as well as online gaming and tournaments. Soon you will have the card-playing power to: Pin down your opponents in Texas Hold’em Show off your power in Stud Poker Hit wisely in Blackjack Break hearts ruthlessly in Hearts Mix up the night with Gin and Rummy Build yourself a victory in Bridge Send them fishing in Go Fish This straightforward, no-nonsense guide features great ways to improve your game and have more fun, as well as a list of places to find out more about your favorite game. It also profiles different variations of each game, making you a player for all seasons!

The Card Games Bible

Author:
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 9780600630647
Release Date: 2014-10-06
Genre: Games

The ultimate card-player's companion, crammed with over 300 pages of games to provide hours of engrossing entertainment playing in groups or by yourself. A tricks section provides ways to astound your friends and family with your seemingly effortless skills. Both games and tricks cater for a range of abilities so that you can progress and expand your repertoire. Bridge, Brag, Poker, Rummy and Cribbage - all the classics are here, along with all their variations, as well as lesser known games such as Red Dog, Beleaguered Castle and Quinto. With easy-to-follow explanations for each game including their origins, rules, ranking of cards and tactics, as well as clear illustrations of sample hands, scoring systems and a full glossary of terms, you can quickly make yourself familiar with games you've never tried. Tricks include sleights and shuffling tricks, tricks with prepared packs, magic tricks and mathematical tricks. Challenge yourself and have fun no matter where you are - all you need is a pack of cards and The Card Games Bible.

Hoyle s Official Rules of Card Games

Author: Edmond Hoyle
Publisher:
ISBN: 1877082457
Release Date: 2004
Genre: Card games

You'll find in this comprehensive book the complete rules of your favourite card games and many you have never even heard of. To learn a new game, to play old favourites better or to settle any question that comes up, this is the definitive reference for any home or card room. A must for anyone who wants to play a card game and play correctly.

The Penguin Encyclopedia of Card Games

Author: David Parlett
Publisher:
ISBN: 0140280324
Release Date: 2000
Genre: Card games

Some 300 card games from Britain and around the world are explained simply in this book. The author, a games consultant, inventor, and noted writer on card games, believes that everybody would enjoy cards if only they knew how to find the games most likely to appeal to their own idea of enjoyment.

Dealer s Choice

Author: James Ernest
Publisher: Overlook Press
ISBN: 1585676543
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Games

An entertaining and comprehensive guide to low stakes poker introduces the basics of the popular game, covering such topics as betting, bluffing, strategy, and more; provides tips on how to host the perfect poker evening at home; presents hilarious profiles of archetypal poker characters; and describes the different varieties of poker, from Follow the Queen and Baseball to esoteric and offbeat variations. Original.

The Ultimate Book of Family Card Games

Author: Oliver Ho
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 1402750412
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Games

Presents a collection of fifty card games, organized by type and difficulty, and complete with instructions, rules, and strategies.

All Your Base Are Belong to Us

Author: Harold Goldberg
Publisher: Crown Archetype
ISBN: 9780307463562
Release Date: 2011-04-05
Genre: Games & Activities

Through the stories of gaming's greatest innovations and most beloved creations, journalist Harold Goldberg captures the creativity, controversy--and passion--behind the videogame's meteoric rise to the top of the pop-culture pantheon. Over the last fifty years, video games have grown from curiosities to fads to trends to one of the world's most popular forms of mass entertainment. But as the gaming industry grows in numerous directions and everyone talks about the advance of the moment, few explore and seek to understand the forces behind this profound evolution. How did we get from Space Invaders to Grand Theft Auto? How exactly did gaming become a $50 billion industry and a dominant pop culture form? What are the stories, the people, the innovations, and the fascinations behind this incredible growth? Through extensive interviews with gaming's greatest innovators, both its icons and those unfairly forgotten by history, All Your Base Are Belong To Us sets out to answer these questions, exposing the creativity, odd theories--and passion--behind the twenty-first century's fastest-growing medium. Go inside the creation of: Grand Theft Auto * World of Warcraft * Bioshock * Kings Quest * Bejeweled * Madden Football * Super Mario Brothers * Myst * Pong * Donkey Kong * Crash Bandicoot * The 7th Guest * Tetris * Shadow Complex * Everquest * The Sims * And many more! From the Trade Paperback edition.