To be the first player to complete all twelve combinations or contracts.
In the case of two players completing the 12th contract in the same hand, the one with the least points wins.
For a game with 2 to 5 players, assemble 2 decks of cards
Another player must cut the deck before the dealer begins distributing cards.
Deal 13 cards to each player & place one card face up in the discard pile.
Player to the left of the dealer commences play.
Players may draw either the top card from the stock pile or the top card from the discard pile, but 1 card must be picked up before commencing play and 1 card must be discarded at the end of her turn.
In order to make the contract, all required combinations must be laid down at the same time.
Once a player has made his contract, he may also lay down cards on another player's tableau.
One player may 'liberate' another's wild card by replacing it with the card it represents. Players are not allowed to liberate their own wild cards and the wild card must be played in the round that it was picked up.
The round continues until one player discards her last card. The other players count the points remaining in their hands (see scoring, below) and add them to their score.
A player may make only one contract per round. If he does not make the contract in a given round, he must continue working on it in subsequent rounds until it is made before going for the next combination.
If the stockpile runs out before play has finished, take all of the cards in the discard pile except for the top one, shuffle them and start a new stockpile.
2s and jokers are wildcards. In a set of n-of-a-kind, wild cards may be placed side by side, but in a run they must be separated by a 'real' card.
Aces may be counted as high or low (i.e.,
Sequences or runs must be in the same suit.
|1||2||x||3 of a kind|
|2||1||x||3 of a kind||1||run of 4|
|3||2||x||4 of a kind|
|4||2||runs of 4|
|5||3||x||3 of a kind|
|6||1||x||4 of a kind||1||run of 4|
|7||1||x||3 of a kind||1||run of 7|
|8||2||x||3 of a kind||1||run of 4|
|9||2||x||5 of a kind|
|10||2||runs of 5|
|11||1||x||8 of a kind|
|12||1||run of 10|
|Card Type||Point value|