Poisoned Chalice is a card game for 2 to 6 players. In it, you are competing nobles at a banquet table. As talk passes around the table you are adding wine (cards) to a shared chalice (common pile). When the chalice is full, the player holding it drinks (wins the trick).
However, as well as wine you can choose to add poison. Not too much (adding up to exactly 31) has no effect, but too much (adding... [click here for more]
Pirámide española (Spanish Pyramid) is a solitaire (patience, rèussite) card game challenges you to clear out a randomly created spread of cards by pairing them.
To play this game you will need a Spanish 48 card deck and a playing surface. Some skill in adding numbers is necessary but only up to 13. Instructions are also given for how to reduce a French/American deck of 52 cards down to the... [click here for more]
Standover is a card game for 2 to 6 players with a bidding (vying ) mechanism.
You are the leader of a criminal gang. You compete to control busineses that you draw income from. But the bids you make are paid to your competitors, so the dynamic tension is in how much you are prepared to pay to control something, knowing that you are actually paying off your enemies for it. At your disposal are hitmen,... [click here for more]
Terrible Worm is a solitaire (patience) card game using a 78 card Tarot deck.
Leaders from the four families form armies and fight till only one remains, while putting down bandits, withstanding plagues, facing down madness, enduring unexpected visits from the Pope, and more.
A Round of play represents a year and may have many battle events. Rounds continue until the Seven Provinces are cleared... [click here for more]