Crazy Eights Card Game
The Crazy Eight game is the next shedding card game to be considered. This game variant is played with 2 up to 7 players and the object is to be the first among them to discard the hand. The 52-card regular deck form the shoe for 5 players max participate the game and the 104 cards are used to carry out more than 5 players gameplay.
The game was quite popular in 1970's schools and it requires skills and communication of players. Usually the game process doesn't take long to be finished.
Crazy Eight Game Rules
In order to understand the game sequence and mechanics better we will consider the following example.
The 7 of clubs is played and thus the next player can:
Crazy Eight Scoring
The scoring procedure is depending on the value of special cards which are stayed in the opponents' possession after the winner discards his own hand.
Usually the 8's values 50 points, face cards value 10 points and the spot cards value the pip ranks. These rounds are awarded to the player who discards the hand first of all and thus becomes a winner of a round.
The whole game winner is the person who reaches the specific amount of total points. Usually it is:
Not out of place to mention that the Crazy Eights game possesses the great deal of intra-game variations with their specific features and rule shifts.