50 card games to play at home and the stories behind them
With this in mind, Stacker has compiled 50 of the most popular card games that anyone can play with a standard deck of 52 playing cards. This list includes games from the aforementioned skill levels and genres, sourced and referenced from a number of game-enthusiast websites and storefronts like BoardGameGeek and PlayingCardDecks.com, and databases for games like Pagat. Each slide will describe the basic rules of the game, other similar and comparable card games, and if applicable or available, a brief history of the game.
And even if all options have been exhausted, one could resort to card tricks, card throwing, and building houses of cards for merriment. Read on to see the best games you can play with your own deck of cards during this period of social distancing.