Fun Deepavali Games to Play with Family and Friends

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Deepavali is a time of celebration. It is the festival of light, colour and a time to have a lot of fun. During Deepavali, people exchange gifts, buy new clothes, go out for parties, meet friends and play games. If you want to make this Deepavali a special and fun-filled occasion, play card games with your loved ones.

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Here are 5 amazing Deepavali games to play with family and friends. These games are fun, thrilling and are a great way of entertaining guests at a house party.

The Best Deepavali Games to Play with Family and Friends

Taboo

Taboo is a fun word game for the entire family. The game is played among teams who have to guess clues from a card. The person saying out the clue must not mention the word written on the card but must give clues so that his/her team can guess the right word. Each round is timed at 1 minute.

Five Card Games to Enjoy This Diwali 

Rummy

Rummy is a fantastic game to play with family and friends. It can be played with or without money. Playing the game is great entertainment and a lot of fun because it requires strategy and skill. If you are not comfortable playing with physical cards, choose to play online. Many rummy websites have great offers during festivals like Deepavali, Christmas and New Year.

1942 A Love Story

This is a fun card game that you have to play in Hindi. In the game, the cards with denominations (ace, 9, 4, 2) are all jokers. To win at the game, players need to create a competitive sequence. The key to the game is that it is played in Hindi. Any English spoken during the game leads to elimination.

Read: Strategies an Online Rummy Player Should Master 

Muflis

Muflis is an Indian version of poker. Most of the rules are similar to poker except for a few minor details. In Muflis. the winner is the player with cards that have the least ranked combination.

AK47

No, this is not a rifle or a gun, but a name given to a card game that is similar to Teen Patti. In AK47, the ace, king, four and seven of any card colour is the joker. Players can substitute any existing cards with any of these cards to make a required sequence.

5 Card Games To Enjoy This Diwali Season

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Playing cards has always been an enjoyable pastime, especially during a festive season such as Diwali. According to legend, Goddess Parvati played dice with Lord Shiv on Diwali. It’s is believed that she proclaimed that anyone who gambles on this auspicious day receives blessings aplenty. This is one of the reasons why playing cards during Diwali has been an old tradition. If you plan to play cards this Diwali with family or friends, here are some cool games to enjoy.

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Teen Patti

This game is so popular that there was a film based on it. In Teen Patti, players create a pot of cash of a certain amount. They are dealt three face down cards and must then play until the winner has the three best cards out of 52. The rules of the game state that players decide which cards can be considered as having the highest value.

Matha

This card game has an element of surprise. In the game, players have to pick a card from the deck and place it on their forehead for other players to see. Once the other players have a look at your card, you need to bet whether you have a card that has a higher or lower value than the rest. Although the game rules are simple, winning it at is not an easy task.

1942 A Love Story

In this game, the cards 1, 2, 4 and 9 are automatically adjudged as jokers. The rules of the game are very similar to rummy but the catch of the game is that during its course, players cannot converse in any other language except for Hindi.

Rummy

One of the most interesting card games, rummy is all about hands, melds and layoffs. To win at rummy, a player has to make a hand in sequence or a set. These days the game can also be played online, one of the best rummy websites in India is RummyCulture.com.

Blackjack

Blackjack is another popular rummy type of game. The difference being that in Blackjack, the total value of all three cards that you get must be 21 or below, anything above is considered bust. In Blackjack, aces carry one point or 11 points, picture cards carry 10 points, and other cards carry points on their face value.