NUMO CARD GAME - THE OBJECT OF THE GAME

Numo Card Game is to dispose of all the cards in your hand. The games can be played with 2-6 players. There are three ways to get rid of cards: melding, laying off, and discarding. Melding is taking a combination of cards from your hand, and placing it face up in front of you on the table, where it stays.The control cards will dictate which type of meld is allowed. The games are "rummy" in style and the object is to win by scoring 500 or more points in a variety of games.

The Levels

The games proceed through various levels. Level 1 (Season and Character) At this level players who have four of the same season (and only four) may lay down these cards when it is their turn.

The Cards

The cards are numbered from 1 to 144. Composite numbers that are not multiples of the ‘tables’ are not included. The Prime numbers from 2 to 43 are included. All the numbers that are in the multiplication tables are included.

The Deal

The first dealer is chosen randomly, and the turn to deal alternates if there are two players, and rotates clockwise if there are more than two. Each player is dealt a hand of ten cards. The cards are dealt one at a time, and after the deal,

Play

If there are two players, they take alternate turns starting with the non-dealer. If there are more than two players, they take turns in clockwise rotation, beginning with the player to dealer's left.