Interesting Games Stuff

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Famous Gamesters -- Biographies

Ely Culbertson -- If it weren't for him, we might not play bridge
John Scarne -- Self-made man, magician, gambling and card expert
Stewart Culin -- The first games ethnologist
R.F. Foster -- From gold prospecting to writing the best-known card games book
Joseph Wergin -- Perhaps we should play skat instead of bridge...
USPC -- The strange and interesting story of the United States Playing Card Company

Historic Games

Domino Euchre -- 19th century Euchre... as played with dominoes. Odd and fun.
Yukon -- Classic card game played during the 1898 Klondike gold rush
Zetema -- Peer into the minds of the Victorians through this card game from 1871
Marjolet -- Obscure single-deck form of Bezique played in southwestern France

Game Rules -- Links

Dice-- Wikipedia -- Complete list
Dice-- -- Complete list
Dice-- Dice Games Messiah -- Many dice game rules
Dice-- -- Two dozen dice games
Dominoes-- -- More dominoes games rules than anywhere else
Dominoes-- Domino Plaza -- Rules for all major domino games
Dominoes-- -- Rules for nearly all domino games
Cards-- -- More card games rules than anywhere else
Cards-- Wikipedia -- Many games listed by size of deck
Cards-- CardGamePlanet -- Everything about card games
Cards-- Bicycle Cards Website -- Select games by number of players, type, and more
Board Games -- BoardGameGeek -- Board games of all eras, and many other games
Board Games -- BoardGameCapital -- Rules for commercial board games
Bona Ludo Blog -- Rules for many traditional board games
IG Game Center-- Rules for 151 abstract strategy games! Plus online play.
Brain King -- Rules for over 100 games (esp Chess, Checkers, and Backgrammon variants)

Rules for Invented Games -- Links

Cards, Dominoes-- Pagat -- Hundreds of invented card and domino games
Cards-- Parlett -- Card games invented by David Parlett
Cards, Dominoes, Dice-- Pips -- Invented cards, dominoes, and dice games

FREE Computer Card Games

ThanosCardGames -- Download of many card games for running on your PC
PySolFC Solitaires -- Hundreds of free solitaire games for your PC
AisleRiot Solitaires -- More than 50 of the most popular patience games
Online Dominoes & Dice Games -- Play free online dozens of dominoes and dice games

Other Links

Dominoes-- -- Best website on Texas 42 domino game
Chess Variants -- Hundreds of chess variants
Chess Variants -- Many more chess variants
Checkers Variants -- Many checkers variants
Backgammon Variants -- Tons of backgammon variants
ZillionsOfGames -- Tons of PC games of all kinds, if you buy their gaming engine
New Venture Games @Youtube -- Channel explores many lesser-known games
World Camelot Federation -- Everything about Cam, Camelot, Camette, and more


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