1 Deck. Hard (10%). Skill/Luck balanced.
To pair up all cards and move them out of play to the pile.
|•||3 Pyramids of 28 cards, 21 cards, and 3 cards each. Only uncovered cards are available for play. Cards are paired in 2 ways: cards of the same may be paired, or cards whose add to 13 may be paired. To remove a pair, pick up one of the cards and drag it onto the other. Kings are removed singly by clicking. |
|•||1 pile (starts empty) - where paired cards go out of play.|
|•||Any pair of cards whose add to 13 can be discarded. The valid pairs are Queen-Ace, Jack-Two, 10-3, 9-4, 8-5, 7-6. Kings are discarded singly. To discards Kings, simply click on them. Also, any pair of cards of the same may be paired, such as two 8's or two Queens.|
Pharaohs is a variation of Pyramid. It is a totally open game (meaning that all cards are visible from the initial deal) which gives greater opportunity for strategy than Pyramid does. Pharaohs was invented by Bryan Stout.