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Is "logic connect 4" the official name of this connect 4 variant?

Do you know the real name of this game called "logic connect 4"? I've found this at makerworld which is a 3D print group, but it seems that it's not the real name of the game.
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Identify a variant of Rummy where hands' size are random

This is a variant of Rummy for 2 or more players, where the size of each player starting hand is random. Deck: regular deck with Jokers. Deal: The 1st card in the deck determine the number of cards ...
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Which variant of Rummy requires a last round of a "run of seven" and a set of three? [closed]

I've heard of a variant of Rummy with a “run of seven” and a set of three involved. What is that variant and how do I play it?
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How this game called where players collect sets of 4?

Overall: Players collect sets of four cards of the same rank throughout the game. Deal: A standard 52-card deck is shuffled and all cards are dealt between the players. Play: Players take turns ...
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Identify this word association card game please!

This is a purchased card game with special cards. It can be 2-4 players I think. Each card has a word on it like BLUE. There is a common discard pile like in Rummy. Let’s say the top card is the word ...
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Game Identification: Bidding/Bluffing game with royalty theme

There is a board game I played with a group a few years ago that I can't seem to find. Aspects of the board game I think I remember correctly (of course, memory is a fickle thing and these might still ...
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Does anyone remember the 2 player stacking game with a deck of cards?

Each player has a 4 pin stacking thing (like tower of Hanoi style) and then there were blocks numbered 1 to 3 in 3 colours (9 blocks total). Deck of cards had all sorts of combos on, turned over a ...
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What is this betting game where players place bets on any of 4 cards? [closed]

all I remember is that there's 4 cards on the table and you can place bets on either of the 4 cards on the table and everyone places their chips on top of either of the 4 cards on the table. I forget ...
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Looking for an old card game called "Kingdom"

I know this was an uncommon game when we bought it in the late 1990s or early 2000s, and now I've tried several searches for it, and have come up dry. It's a Bible/Christian themed card game that I ...
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I am trying to find a specific Sci-Fi Board game I played once years ago

I play many board games, this is not one of the obvious ones. I am trying to find the name of a game that I think went out of print. It is a sci-fi game. Every player is in charge of a faction. You ...
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What card game is this

I used to play this 2 player card game with my nan when I was young, and was told it was called Chinese patience, but looking it up online I don't think it's correct, and I can't find anything like it....
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I’m trying to identify from what game a cardboard token I saw is from

I have no idea what game this might be from. Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
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What board game is this piece from?

These little blue pieces came in baggies of 12, all identical (same color and shape). These are metal, but there were also little baggies of plastic pieces - same size and color. They are approx 1&...
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Help me find this game from the 2000s!

It was from when I was really little, it was a stuffed white dog that I believe called out the bingo things and you had either the red or blue board and the pieces had little paw prints on them. The ...
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Help me find the name of this collectible card game with unusual mechanics

I remember watching a video a while back about a (I think it is a collectible) card game that had some really strange and interesting mechanics. I can't find the video anymore so I was wondering if ...
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70's tic-tac-toe 'like' game with a pendulum

I remember receiving a game in the early 70's for Christmas that came in a pretty big box (about 18"-24" square). There was a pole that had a tether-ball with about a foot of cord and a ball ...
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I want to know the correct name of this cards game

I played a card game. My teacher told me how to play it, but she said "it is good not to say at school" didn't tell me the correctly name. she just tell me she call it "Oh no". ...
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Finding a 90s mystery/haunted house game

I’ve been trying to remember the name of a game I used to play as a kid that would have come out in the 90s. Unfortunately my memory is hazy but here are the details I remember: Portrait oriented ...
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What card game is this, my mom taught me

It’s a single player game, where you place a card face up and continue dealing the cards one by one. The goal is to get the entire deck in one stack. As you deal the cards you match by suit or number ...
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What's the name of this card game (using a standard deck but each suit has abilities)?

So, I believe I read about this roughly two years ago. Someone created a ruleset to play with a standard deck of cards. I think every suit represented a specific class and had certain abilities. The ...
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2 Player Grid Based Strategy Game Identification

I came across a strategy game in my feed yesterday, but can't seem to find the name. The game is 2 players and a grid of X by X. Small grid as it seemed like a quick game. It wasn't a board but a grid ...
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Why can I no longer find the "Big Deal" card game under that name?

Why can't I find the card game "BIG DEAL"? I used to have it several years ago but can't find it anywhere since? It had cards with images of different valuables a person might own- 'Gold ...
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Does this game "Doomsday" have an alternate name?

This is a photo I found but when I search online for the name of that game I can't find anything online: no store, no product pages, no reviews, ... nothing. Does the game has an alternate name or ...
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Looking for the name of this patience game

In this variant, 4 cards are dealt face up. 13 cards are dealt face down initially to the left of these, and then the top card is turned over (let's call this the reserve). The rest of the pack is ...
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What game do these tiles belong to?

Black letters with 20 in the bottom right corner. The backs are blank
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What is "Suzy's Game"? A playing card game passed down my family for three generations

My whole family plays this card game which we call Suzy's game. We call it that because a girl named Suzy taught it to my grandma. We don't know what the game is actually called or what the real rules ...
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Backgammon like game - for which I can't find the English name

The game is very similar to backgammon, here we call it mahbusa (هو سجين, jail in Arabic). The game is the same but you start with all the stones out (in the jail/on the bar) when captured, pieces ...
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Game Identification: some air elemental called something like Zzyzzx

I remember playing some customizable card game with a friend back sometime between ~1998-2004. I don't really remember much of anything about the game except that I think it was element based, and ...
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Help identifying a card game with 8 or more decks

I remember playing this game as a child (3 decades back) with my grandparents. This was played with 4 or more players (usually even number of players). These two teams are then supposed to race to 10,...
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Please help me identify a board game!

I bought the pictured board game with no instructions and can't even find what it is. Does anybody know?
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What is the name of this 90's Planechase-like Magic format?

I have a vague memory of an unofficial Magic format from the 90's, that was similar in some ways to Planechase or Vanguard. In addition to the players' regular decks, there were cards that applied ...
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Name of Solitaire that is similar to Carpet

Looking for name of solitaire game my mom taught me in the 70's. I think it was 2 decks. Deal cards in a grid form, maybe 5x5 not sure of size: First card face up, rest down, repeat with 2nd card ...
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Card game possibly called kings

I'm looking for the name or instructions for a card game. This is what I've been told but feels like I'm missing something. Looking for a card game apparently called "kings". Everyone is ...
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Can't remember the name of tactical board game

I've played a board game on a digital platform (Tabletopia) 3 years ago, but can't remember the name. I have searched for it a long time but found nothing. The game was a tactical board game in which ...
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What was this game I played with friends about 10 years ago

I'd like to get some help identifying a game I played with some friends about 10-12 years ago but solely based on my rough memory. Any help is appreciated! The game was played on a pretty big "...
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Looking for the name of this two player patience game

The game is played with a single shuffled deck. Cards are dealt face down to each player in turn until all the cards have been dealt. The non-dealer goes first and puts a card face up onto what ...
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Solitaire with cards triplets which sum to 9,19 or 29?

My Dad taught me the following solitaire game: Deal: remove all face cards, putting down 5 rows. Play: one card at a time, try to get 3 cards to a total of 9, 19, or 29. If they do, discard them and ...
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Patience/solitaire-style competitive game for two players

I have learnt a (Dutch?) competitive two-player card game similar to Solitaire from my grandparents, who call it 'Stapello'. I am a bit unsure about the spelling because this name returns no results! ...
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Identifying a game: Wizard Tower Defense card based game

I recall playing this one back in the 80s-90s. You played a Wizard defending his tower from various enemies, one of whom was definitely called Lord Mort. It was card based and multiplayer where the ...
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Environmental protection board game from 80's or 90's

So I've been racking my brain and the internet to find this game I used to play as a kid. It was an environmental cleanup game where you have to clean up oil spills, pick up garbage, prevent air ...
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Looking for the name of a little known solitaire card game

My aunt taught me this form of solitaire game, she was from the west coast state of Washington and taught it to me some 40 yrs ago. Here are the rules: Single player, Single deck, No jokers, Shuffle ...
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What board game is this with octagonal Chinese pieces sitting on grid intersections?

Will anyone tell me what kind of game this is
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6 / 8 / 10 / 12 Sided Dice Identification

dice Any help with what these dice might go to? Can't find them in the dice ID questions here or anywhere online. The 16 six sided dice show most of the symbols found on these dice. The 3 larger six ...
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What's this circular board game with dice and pegs?

I have this game but don't know what it is. My grandmother had it on the bar in her tavern/candy store around the 1920's in Baltimore. The customers used it as a bar game to play for drinks, etc. My ...
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Card game name search

I am looking for the name of a card game I used to play at home. Any help in finding the name of this game would be appreciated! SETUP: It uses a card deck of 52 cards(or more than 1 deck if there ...
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a board game with a pirate skull?

I remember playing it as a kid with my family (I’m 21 now)! It had a skull as the centerpiece & we remember there being plastic bones that would have either dots or numbers on them. You would ...
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How to play a card game we called Queens

We used to play a game we called Queens - 3+ players. Everyone was dealt a hand of 7 cards, plus a dummy hand was dealt, after all the Queens were taken out and put into the main deck. We started with ...
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Name of solitaire game with layout like US flag?

The layout is as shown in the picture. I call it the “flag version”of solitaire, but that is my own made up name. My grandmother taught it to me. Stacks are moved to make descending order stacks but ...
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Identifying barricade-looking game

When my parents moved, they gave my old games from their place and there was this game (pieces are just putted like this, no idea if it's supposed to be like that, neither if the orientation is right):...
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What is this game with a wooden fish board and many little pinholes?

I bought this in a thrift store in Sitka, Alaska, in 2014. I assume it's a 2-player game with little pins that go in the holes. Does anyone know what game this might be?
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