10 Family-friendly Card Games


Lie Detector

Can you spot the liar in the game?
Can you spot the liar in the game?
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This bluffing game can be played with up to six people. Each player is dealt seven cards facedown, one at a time. The rest of the deck is placed in the center, facedown. The person to the left of the dealer starts play by laying down either a single card or group of cards that are the same rank, face down. The player must announce what cards are, for example "two Jacks." The next player must beat that hand by the next highest rank, draw from the pile or bluff and lay down "dummy cards." So in this case, the player must lay down two Queens, draw or bluff. At any point, any player can challenge by declaring a "Lie Detector." Whoever loses the challenge inherits all of the center cards. Whoever is empty-handed at the end, wins.