Uno (2-10 players, 30 minutes) is a game played with specialty cards where players take turns playing cards to a central pile, matching color or rank with the top card there in a race to empty their hands.

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Is there a penalty for misplaying?

This afternoon my wife tried to play a green 8 on top of a red 2 in Uno. Obviously a mistake on her part and I could find nothing in the rules to suggest that there was a penalty so we allowed her to ...
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How quickly does a player have to say “Uno” to avoid drawing exta cards?

Playing with my fiancée and some friends, and she's adamant that if you can yell Uno before someone who has just played their second to last card, they are required to pick up the penalty amount of ...
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How can I do better than chance in Uno?

Just started playing Uno. What are the most important strategies that might improve my game? Of course luck is important, but I'm trying to do better than crossing my fingers. For example, before and ...
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What rules changes have there been in Uno?

A previous question revealed that there has been at least one (albeit minor) rules change for Uno recently. This makes me curious to know if there have been any other changes to the rules over the ...
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Unique and fun rules for UNO [closed]

I know the regular rules for UNO, but over the years, playing with different people, I hear all kinds of different rules. I've hear different rules when a specific card is played, you and/or everybody ...
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After playing a Wild card, must a player discard again?

According to Wikipedia, Wild - Player declares next color to be matched (may be used on any turn). After this player discards a Wild card and announces the next color, must he discard another ...
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What specific strategies have the highest win:loss ratio in Uno?

I decided to delve deeper into this question to discover exactly how effective certain strategies would have on your win percentage. This led me to this Stanford Computer Science project that pits ...
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What is this blank purple UNO card?

When I was playing UNO earlier, I found two strange cards: they were purple and blank, with no number or special sign on them. What is this card for? Is it like a Wild Card or +4 Wild Card? It wasn't ...
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What came first? Last Card or Uno?

Which game came first? According to Wikipedia, Uno was invented in 1971, but I cannot find anything giving a date for Last Card