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10 Family-friendly Card Games


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Go Boom
Keep an eye on your opponent's hand; you don't want them to go boom first.
Keep an eye on your opponent's hand; you don't want them to go boom first.
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This fast-paced game can be played with up to 12 people. Deal seven cards, one at a time and facedown to each player. The rest of the deck goes facedown in the center of the circle. The person to the left of the dealer lays down one card face up. The next player can lay down a card matching in rank or suit, or keep drawing until a playable card comes up. After one full turn around the circle, the round is finished and the played cards are studied. Whoever laid down the highest rank leads the next round. Play continues until the first player to lay down all of his or her cards wins. This is noted by yelling "BOOM" as loudly as you can.