This page has rules for some card games I've invented. As a rule,
these games tend to work with a standard 52-card deck (or easily
Everything here is made available under a
Attribution license. You are free to do whatever you want with
it, as long as you credit where you got it from.
Feel free to email me with
any comments; let me know if you particularly like something, or if
you've come up with any fun variations.
Dang It!: a simple fast-paced game,
suitable for children, and good for whenever you want something
fun without too much thinking.
Jericho: a 2-player strategy game with
unusual and elegant rules. My favorite game for when I want one
that takes some thought.
Knotweed: a fast little card-shedding
game, with an unusual rhythm and strategy.
Mongoose: a simple 2-player game,
where you try to assemble the best hand from a shared pool of
cards, but with unusual rules that mean almost every move can have