Retail Card Games

While there are a great many traditional card games, there are also a large number of retail (or commercial) card games. Some of these are reworkings of traditional games (often with themed artwork or new rules), while other are wholly new creations.

Some retail games have been around for generations, and become part of our shared heritage. Yet more new card games appear every year, hoping to make the leap from "good idea" to cultural phenomenon. Sadly, though many are worthy, few do.

Follow these links for some of the card game classics:

  • Flinch – The first and greatest of all stockpile card games, Flinch has entertained millions of people since it was first published in 1905.
  • Fluxx – Fluxx is "The Card Game with Ever-Changing Rules" ... no two game are ever the same!
  • Mille Bornes – Mille Bornes is the classic card game of cross-country automobile racing through France.
  • Monopoly Card Games – Take the best qualities of Monopoly and put them into a fast-playing card game and you an exciting new version of the world's most popular game.
  • Phase 10 – Phase 10 is a family game that combines rummy with challenging and exciting twists.
  • Pit – Pit, the classic card game of commodities trading, has been a family favorite since 1904!
  • Rook – Rook iss much easier to play than Bridge, more fun than Pinochle, and more varied than Hearts.
  • Rummikub – Rummikub is a game related to both playing cards & dominoes, using tiles that correspond to a deck of cards.
  • Sequence – With touches of Canasta, Rummy, and Poker, this game has become a Friday-night favorite.
  • Skip-Bo – A deceptively simple but endlessly entertaining card game classic for 2 to 6 players.
  • Tripoley – Tripoley combines the challenge, suspense and fun of Hearts, Poker and Michigan Rummy into a thrilling, friendly game of chance and skill.
  • UNO – UNO is one of the world's most popular family card games, with rules easy enough for kids, but challenging and exciting enough for all ages.
  • Wizard – Wizard is hearts and whist with a twist. It's the 'ultimate trump game' and a great deal for the whole family.

And here are some current retail card games for your consideration:


Prices shown are accurate as of Sep 29, 2014 10:05am CDT. Please follow the links for current pricing.
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Last Update: October 24th, 2011