Threezies

Threezies Rules

Quick Start Overview
  1. Threezies is a card game for 2-3 players.
  2. It is played in 8 rounds (3-10).
  3. Each round players are dealt the number of cards in that round number (3-10).
  4. The goal of each round is to go out. When one player goes out, other players accumulate points based on the cards left in their hands.
  5. The winner at the end of the game is the person with the fewest points.
Round play
  1. The first deal, players are dealt 3 cards.
  2. Play rotates to the left, starting with the player to the left of the dealer.
  3. A player has the option of selecting a card from the top of the deck, or from the top of the discard pile.
  4. A player must then discard.
  5. If a player can go out, they lay down their hand so that others may verify.
    1. If a player has gone out, each other player has the chance of 1 more draw and 1 more discard.
    2. A player then lays down their hand for view.
  6. After a player has gone out and each player has made their last play, points are totaled for that round and a new round starts.
  7. For the next round, the deal rotates left and players are now dealt 4 cards (continue up to 10).
Going Out
  1. In order to go out, all cards in your hand must be in a group. See grouping cards below.
Grouping Cards
  1. Cards are grouped when they are in a group of 3 or more - hence the name.
  2. A group can contain cards of a single number: eg.
  3. A group can contain a straight of the same suit: eg.
  4. 2 groups cannot share a single card: eg. is legal, but is not.
  5. Aces can be considered high or low: eg or , but they cannot be wrapped: eg is not legal.
  6. Wild cards can be added to any group. Eg if 10s are wild, is a valid group of 6 sevens.
Wild Cards
  1. Each round, there are 4 wild cards. The wild card is the same number as the cards dealt.
  2. eg. The first round wild cards are 3's. The second round, wild cards are 4's. etc.
  3. Wild cards can be substituted for any other card.
Scoring System
  1. The goal in Threezies is to have the lowest score at the end of the round.
  2. At the end of each round, points are added for each card NOT in a group (eg single cards or pairs).
  3. Each card is worth the number value for points. Aces are worth 1 point, and face cards are worth 10 points.
  4. Wild cards that are not in a group are worth their number value.
  5. Every card in a group is worth 0 points.
Winning
  1. The winner at the end of the game is the player with the fewest points after all rounds have been played.

Example Hands

Sample Video

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