Lost Cities (2-player, 30 minutes) is a card game where players compete to launch the most profitable explorations by playing colored cards in ascending order.

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Is there a traditional card game with similar rules to “Lost Cities”?

It's often pointed out that the excellent Reiner Knizia card game, Lost Cities, could be played with a standard deck of cards if there were one extra suit. Thinking about the simplicity and elegance ...
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What are good strategies for deciding which expeditions to start in Lost Cities?

I've been enjoying playing Lost Cities a great deal, but find it very difficult to decide what to do over the first few turns — in particular deciding things like: How long is it worth waiting to ...