Go Fish

Number of Players: 2 or more
Type of Dominoes Used: CARDominoes
Players: Two players can play Fish, but it is better with more.

Requirements: One set of CARDominoes with Jokers removed.

Deal: The entire set of CARDominoes is dealt out to each player and one extra player. So; for example, five hands are dealt if there are four players. The extra hand is placed face down in the center of the table and is called the "fish pile."

Objective: Each player tries to get rid of all his CARDominoes.

Play: Each player looks at his CARDominoes, sets them on their sides or ends, facing himself, and sorts them into groups with the same rank (number). Players must take care not to let anyone else see their hand at any time. When all the players are ready, the person to the dealer's left asks any player; by name for a particular CARDomino (e.g. 7 of spades) He must already posses at least one CARDomino of the identical rank (e.g. 7 of hearts) to be able to ask for one of that suit. If the person who is asked for a card has it, he must give it to the player who asked for it. The player who made the first request may then ask any player for another CARDomino, again, provided he already has at least one of this same rank in his hand. A player can go on asking for CARDominoes in this way until he asks someone for one that he does not have. The person who does not have that CARDomino then tells the player who asked for it to "GO FISH." The player who was told to go fish must then take one card from the "fish pile." The player who told him to go fish then takes over asking for CARDominoes for his hand. Once a player collects all four CARDominoes in a suit, he puts them into groups of four, facedown in front of him.

The Winner: The winner is the first player to have no CARDominoes left in his hand other than his completed sets of 4. If two players finish at the same time, the one with most completed sets of four CARDominoes is the winner.

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