Who doesn’t enjoy a good card game now and again? Introducing you to the exciting and strategic game of pinochle, this Truscope Pinochle Card Set boasts 12 decks to ensure you never run out of cards again! Plus, you can give some away and still have plenty left over for yourself.
There are six red and six blue decks – each one containing A (high), K, Q, J, 10, 9 (low) in each of the four suits and two of each card. A typical game is played with 2-4 players, where it's every player for him or herself! In this version, each player scores points by melding certain combinations or by winning tricks. The person who reaches 1000 points first, wins.
For enhanced fun, there are variations of the game where two or three decks are used and 4-6 players work together in two partnerships. This makes the game ideal for larger groups, those who want to learn other challenging games and experienced players like.
Often compared to bridge and chess, Pinochle rewards the player who can leap on opportunities and is unafraid of risk. It challenges each player mentally and rewards those who are willing to take chances. For convenience, the directions are printed on extra cards to explain the rules, strategies and scoring of this unique card game.
A perfect introduction for the novice, as well as a great deck for the expert pinochle player, this exciting card game makes a great stocking stuffer for children who like a challenge and adults who enjoy gambling with some friends. The decks can also be used in grab bags or as party favors for any special occasion. Easy to carry everywhere you go, Pinochle can be played any time you want to experience the thrill of mental combat.