Card Games/Game Types
The object of a trick-taking game is to take (or avoid taking) tricks, or groups of cards played simultaneously or in turn.
There's a further section explaining this style of game on much further detail.
Matching Games[edit | edit source]
The object of matching games is to play groups of matching cards before your opponent(s).
Casino and Gambling Card Games[edit | edit source]
Games designed specifically for playing in Casinos or for gambling purposes.
Solitaire[edit | edit source]
Solitaire or Patience style games are typically single player games with a unique set-up with the goal being to get specific cards to the foundations.
Shedding Card Games[edit | edit source]
The object of a shedding game is to get rid of all of one's cards.
Accumulating Card Games[edit | edit source]
The object of an accumulating game is to get all the cards.
Fishing Card Games[edit | edit source]
Drinking Card Games[edit | edit source]
Drinking Games are typically designed around drinking, though standard games can be adapted for this purpose.
Miscellaneous Card Games[edit | edit source]
All other games that don't fit into one of the above categories.
These games often have unique rules and propriety decks.