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I would like to know if anyone on here has played or knows the name of a card game similar to hearts.

The object of the game is to get rid of all your cards. If a player doesn't have a card that is played, he can play any card just like hearts. In this game there's no points system.

When 2 players remain in the game, the player who has more cards than the player who has one remaining must play a lower card to extend the game. The cards are then laid out and the player with no cards must pick a card from pack of cards which have been played and pick a card lower than the other players cards to win. The other player obviously has to clear his cards.

You can also request to take another players cards. I believe it is an Asian card game but wondered if it had an English name and if many people play it.

Thanks.

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Can you add any more details? Is there a trump? What keeps you from getting rid of your cards? –  Firefeather Jan 19 '11 at 21:34
    
it's a simple game really, if you keep getting hit that will stop you from getting rid of your cards as your cards will grow. –  Naeem Jan 20 '11 at 11:04

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This sounds like it might be a form of Minnesota Whist.

Even if it is not, I'd suggst starting with a cassification resource like: Pagat and seeing if anything else jogs your memory.

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thanks, i will try that. –  Naeem Jan 20 '11 at 11:10
    
With the additional details, I don't think it's Minnesota Whist, but it still might be fun to try. –  Neal Tibrewala Jan 22 '11 at 2:51

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