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Kings go in the corners. Play your cards solitaire style and extend your turn as long as you can. Can’t make a single play? Pay the pot. First to empty your hand? You win the pot…plus your opponents’ point chips for their unplayed cards! Reach 100 points and win the game!

P1080492A fun version of the classic card game. It comes with a uniquely designed card deck, scoring chips and a plastic folding tray that serves as the centerpiece of the game keeping the cards neat.

A game for 2-8 players ages 7 to adult. I think that six players are too many because it takes too long to play. Two players are fine but there might be several turns without being able to make a play. My opinion is that 4 players works best.

This Jax game is easy to learn and fun to play. View the complete instructions here.

Although the instructions say to equally distribute the chips among the players at the start of the game, this isn’t really necessary. A pile or two of chips that everyone can reach is fine. The chips in the centerpiece pot is what calculates the winner’s score. Truth be told, we found the chip scoring to be a bit silly and prefer the scoring method of the classic card game. It’s another great game from Jax that is small and easy to take on visits and/or travels.

♥♦Recommend for fun♣♠

I received Kings in the Corner from Jax to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Solitaire Frenzy transforms solitaire into a quick paced game that requires multiple players. Be the player with the most cards on the game board to win!

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Not an educational game, but certainly a lot of fun. It makes you think fast and pay attention. The game consists of 6 color-coded packs of playing cards, a game board, score cards and instructions. View Solitaire Frenzy instructions here. Be sure to read the Solitaire Frenzy tip. This game does best with several players because game play depends on everyone’s cards.

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Although play is meant to be a “frenzy”, players need to exercise some control of their cards when placing them on the game board. Messy cards are a total distraction to us organizers! Seriously though, the cards on the board need to be kept in reasonably neat piles so that players can continue playing their cards.

We found it best to designate a score keeper to collect cards from the game board. The score keeper’s job is to group the cards by colors and return them to the players to count score.

♥♦Recommend for fun♣♠

I received Solitaire Frenzy from Jax to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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