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Card Games > Go Fish


 

Other Names:Fish, Go Fish, Authors, Happy Families, Quartet
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Players:3 - 6
More details: Pagat.com (external link)
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5 cards are dealt to each player, or seven if there are only two players, and the remaining card pack is placed between the players.

The player whose turn it is to play asks another player for their cards of a particular rank. For example, "Liz, do you have any threes?". A player may only ask for a rank of which they already hold at least one card. The recipient of the request must then hand over all cards of that rank. If the call was successful, the same player has another turn. If the player who was asked has no cards of that rank, they say "Go fish" (or simply "Fish"), and the asking player draws the top card from the pack. The turn then passes to the player who was asked.

When one player has two of the same cards of a given rank, they form a pair, and the cards are placed face up on the table. The game ends when all cards in a player's hand are played down, and the player who won the most books wins.

If the player whose turn it is has no cards left in hand, the game is not over, but they simply draw the top card from the pack and the turn passes to the next player in the rotation, or, in the case of a two-player game, the other player. Whoever has the most pairs wins. [Wikipedia]




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TRILLIONAIRE*us*

posted 2368 days ago

FUN game!



froggyggAadminus*

posted 2367 days ago

Fun game to play with young children just starting out learning how to play cards and familiarize themselves with the different cards in the deck.



chiliwormeater4*

posted 2367 days ago

Classic game, and so much fine.

Yeah good for little children but it's fun to play at any age.



coolie415*pr*

posted 2367 days ago

this is a cool card game, yeah you are right james, i still play this game and im 17



tintiniscoolAus*

posted 2366 days ago

Authors and Composers are amazing.



KatieZufAus*

posted 2355 days ago

I remember playing this game when I was little, it one of the few card games I can play haha





posted 2345 days ago

this site is horrible.





posted 2259 days ago

how ddo u play i dont see where u click to play





posted 2105 days ago

were do u puch play @ it not dare????



caity31699*us

posted 1909 days ago

so easy so simple!!!!



cheetatus

posted 1590 days ago



SaraGracetus*

posted 448 days ago

I love this game



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posted 83 days ago





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