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Playing An Online Card Game Can Lead To More Fun Than You Think!

Sunday, June 28th, 2009
Author: Brooke Hayles Are you feeling bored? Well, if you are someone who loves playing card games you can get rid of your boredom by playing an online card game. There are a variety of games on the internet designed for all: for those who play for entertainment as well as the game addicts. Whether you opt to play a single-player game or a multi-player game, the options are limitless. Unlike some offline card games like Solitaire, Freecell and Hearts the online card games are included with numerous options to explore and come with attractive graphics. Don’t think that you can only play with the computer as your partner. These days with online card games, playing with another person online is also possible. Some games also require partnerships, which is when you pair-up with another player and play with another pair of players. It’s not that difficult to play an online card game. These games come with instructions as to how to make your moves, rules to follow and the method of playing. It’s always a good idea to read the instructions before you begin! Here are some of the famous online card games available: Hearts: In this game, you have to avoid having card piles containing Hearts. This is because each heart is worth one penalty point and the queen of spades is worth 13 penalty points. All other cards have no value. The winner is the one with the lowest score. Blackjack: This is one of the popular online card games played. Here you’ll have to create higher points than the dealer but not exceeding 21. There are different points for different cards. Kings, queens and jacks carry 10 points. Aces may carry points from 1 to 11. Gin Rummy: This game is all about matching the cards according to the suits and numbers. There are different matches you can do such as three queens, or 2, 3, and 4 of spades. Poker: Here you’ll have to bet the cards in your hand. You are the winner if your bet is right. Some offer points to the winner while a few offer money. If you choose to play with a human competitor, you’ll have the opportunity of chatting with your opponent online. This is really great for people who wish to build up social interaction. You’ll be playing with people from all over the world and get to converse with people from different countries. If you’re playing with an opponent for winnings, you can make good money for winning the game. Playing a multiplayer game is quite challenging but single player games are no less fun. That’s the great thing about online card games; the choice is yours because there are so many varieties of games you can play. There are numerous sites which offer you the opportunity to play online card games. Some of them are as follows: gamehouse.com: Here you’ll find numerous card games with different themes. The games include Pyramid Solitaire, Puzzle Solitaire, timed Turbo Solitaire and many more. Play.yahoo.com: This is the game site of yahoo. It offers different games like spades, pyramids, poker etc. Zone.com: This is an msn game site and offers card games like spades, Solitaire, poker, Hearts and many more. Pogo.com: This site offers card games like Solitaire, Hearts, spades etc. game.com: This is a game site from AOL and offers a variety of games. These are just a few. There are many more sites you can find by doing a little research. Online card games are a good pastime for all. Be it for winning money or entertainment, just go online. Summary: It’s not that difficult to play an online card game. These games come with instructions as to how to make your moves, rules to follow and the method of playing. It’s always a good idea to read the instructions before you begin! Article Source: ArticlesBase.comPlaying An Online Card Game Can Lead To More Fun Than You Think!

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Flower Garden Solitaire

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009
Object of the game:   To build up four columns in suit ending in the King card.  With Flower Garden solitaire only one card can be moved at a time. This version of solitaire relies heavily on skill. When you first begin Flower Garden solitaire your screen may look like this:

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There are a few other versions that may look different but the game is still played the same. First you will need to find and retrieve all of your Aces.  As some of the Aces are behind some of the other cards they may be hard to get to since you can only move one card at a time. When you move a suit you do not need to worry about the colors, regardless of suit a card can be placed on any suited card.  You may not move a whole column at any time throughout this game, regardless of if you have it built in the correct order. The game is called Flower Garden because the cards are meant to look like a bouquet.  Once you have your Aces in the foundations you can start to build the rest of your suited cards.  Only the top card in the columns can be moved so patience is needed when you play this game.  You can also pull suits from the column of cards underneath the foundations.

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Continue to move the suits up in to the columns, double clicking on the card will send the suit you choose up to one of the columns.   Once a foundation has been cleared you can move an available King card.  Once you move a King to an empty column you can then build that foundation and also move cards up to the columns in order to win your game.

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Classic Solitaire

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009
The object of this card game is start from the Ace card and end with the King card while alternating between the red and black cards.   By double clicking the appropriate card you will start to stack the cards up in the empty slots above.  There are four slots that you will need to fill up. Once you have clicked on a card and sent it up to the open and available slot another card will take its place.  You can also click and drag one card to another within the stack as long as it follows with the guidelines of the game.  When you first start your game the screen will look like this: image0014 You are dealt seven cards horizontally with the card to the far left facing up you will want to find an Ace card to put up in the first empty slot.  The next card you want to find will have to be the opposite color and be a 2 card, following that card will be 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, J, Q, and then K.  You will still have the other stacks that you can use to hold cards while you search or what you need.  Try to find all the Ace cards first.   Once you have found a few Aces the screen will look like this: image008 Once a column has been cleared you can click and drag a stack to an empty column.  It can only be a King card though.   If you are unable to make a move with the cards in the stacks you can flip a card from the stack in the upper left corner.  You will get 1 cards at a time. image008 Continue to flip through the cards until you find a card you can use to build from the Aces.  Remember you may not find any cards you can use which means you can no longer continue with the game.  Once you start to stack the cards your screen should start to look like this: image010 Once you start to start to uncover the cards you need your game will become easier to play.  Once you’ve found all the cards you need you will no longer get any cards from the deck to choose from and you’re pretty sure to win at this point.  But remember, you may need that one card that you are unable to get to! image013 Now that you’ve used all the cards in your deck all you need to do is double click on the appropriate card and start stacking all the cards up in the columns in the upper right part of your screen: image015 You WIN! image017

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Baker’s Solitaire

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009
The objective is to move all your suited cards to the right starting from Ace and ending with King. In this version of solitaire you can place the same color card on top of another.  For example you may place a red Queen on top of a red King. You may only move one card at a time rather than moving a column as you would in traditional solitaire. (Use caution when choosing which cards to move as after you have moved you are unable to move that card back.) When you start the screen will look like this: image0011 Try and find all your Aces and move them to the right hand columns. As you come upon cards that you can move to their respective foundations on the right, you can simply click that card and it will automatically be moved to the correct pile on the right hand side. Remember you can move a black suited card to another black suited card as same color suited cards are not an issue with this game.  Keep in mind that you can only move one card at a time rather than a column of cards. Take time to look at your deck.  You want to make sure any card you move to get to an Ace or a card you need will not end the game for you.  If there is an empty column you are unable to move any cards there, such as in the original solitaire game. Even though you have all your Aces moved and cards are available to move you still may be stuck: image0031 If you run out of suits to move you may have to start over again until you can get all the cards moved. Try and build up each column as much as possible using the King card. As you dwindle down your cards you will be able to get through the game quicker and all the moves will become easier.  This game takes some skill and a lot of patience.   Congratulations, you’ve won! image005

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Aces Up

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

The objective of Aces Up is to move all suited cards EXCEPT the Ace to the foundation stack.  Check for any cards of the same suit, for example the 3 of diamonds and the 8 of diamonds.  You can move the lower of these two suits to the foundation stack by double clicking the card you want to move. image001

·         Once the 3 of diamonds is in the foundation stack, you can also move the 8 of diamonds to the stack. ·         Once you have no more moves, click on the deal stack to get a new batch of cards.

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Continue to eliminate cards of the same suit from lowest to highest rank, keep in mind that you can’t eliminate the Aces.

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·         If you have an empty column, you can move any top card to that column provided the move can be made. ·         The best move to make is to get an Ace card to the top of the column. ·         You can only move the Ace card if it is sitting on top of the column, not placed underneath another card. ·         Remember, the object of the game is to move all cards EXCEPT the Aces to the foundation pile.

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·         The game is over and you have won if you can get all cards to the foundation pile and have the remaining 4 aces sitting in each column. ·         There is no re-deal in this game, once you have gone through your initial stack of cards, you must play with what you have. ·         You lose if you have more than the 4 Aces remaining on the table.

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