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Card Capture (52 Card Deck)


Card Capture is a relatively simple introduction to the Deck Building genre using a standard deck of 54 playing cards.

Players start with the smallest cards in the deck and slowly use them to purchase higher-valued cards, while at the same time strategically thinning their draw decks and avoiding the capture of their own valuable cards.

Card Capture is the winner of the Best card game using a traditional deck of playing cards in the 2018 Solitaire Print and Play Game Design Contest.

Here is a link to the original competition thread with lots of useful information and feedback.


Card Capture Tutorial and Playthrough


A selection of files from BoardGameGeek. Links will open in a new window or tab.

Card Capture Rules — 2018 Solitaire Print and Play Contest

This is the version of the game that originally was chosen for 1st place in the category using a Standard Deck of Playing Cards.

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Card Capture Robot Rebellion — Robot Retheme of Card Capture

Totally the same game, just rethemed… to have some theme. Since the originally didn’t really have any theme. There’s also a complete deck of 52 cards in the file, just with Robot-related graphics.

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