Accordion is a fast-paced, fun card game played with 2 to 4 players.
The objective is to be the first player to play all your cards.
Here are the rules for playing Accordion
A standard deck of 52 playing cards with the Jokers removed.
A table or other flat surface with enough seating for all players.
2 to 4 players.
Card Ranking: The cards rank from high to low in the following order: Ace, King, Queen, Jack, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, and 2.
Dealing: The dealer shuffles the deck and deals the entire deck evenly among all the players. Each player should have an equal number of cards. Any remaining cards are placed face down in a draw pile.
Gameplay: The player to the dealer's left goes first, and the turns proceed clockwise.
Playing a Card: On your turn, you must play a card that matches the rank or the suit of the top card on the discard pile. For example, if the top card is a 7 of hearts, you can play any 7 or any heart card.
Sequence: If you play a card that matches the rank of the previous card, you start a "sequence." In a sequence, you can play any card of the same rank in subsequent turns until no more cards of that rank can be played.
Suit Change: If you play a card that matches the suit of the previous card, you can change the suit for the next player. For example, if the top card is a 7 of hearts, and you play a 9 of hearts, you can declare a new suit (e.g., diamonds) that the next player must match.
Drawing Cards: If you cannot play a card on your turn, you must draw a card from the draw pile. If you draw a card you can play, you may immediately play it. If not, your turn ends, and the next player takes their turn.
Accordion: If you run out of cards in your hand, you must say "Accordion!" to indicate that you have won. However, to win, you must have played all the cards in your hand and have no remaining cards left.
Ending the Game: The game continues until one player has played all their cards and said "Accordion!" to win.
Variant: For a longer game, you can add a rule where the winner of each round starts the next round by playing any card they choose.
Remember, these rules are basic guidelines, and you can modify them to fit your preferences or add additional rules to make the game more challenging or interesting. Enjoy playing Accordion!