Browse games/Playing cards

From Looney Pyramid Games Wiki

This is a list of games use a deck of regular Playing cards.

NameDescriptionMin PlayersMax PlayersNumber of colorsTrios per colorGame MechanicsStatus
3-HighCooperatively assemble the five trees without running out of cards.1451CooperativeComplete
ApophisA real-time co-op game of saving the world from an asteroid1451Cooperative, Color powersComplete
Atom SmasherA game of dexterity inspired by billiards, carrom, and marbles210011Dexterity, Turn-basedComplete
Barrakesh ExpressControl surface transport on Mars241 per player5Set collection, Hidden goalsPlaytesting
Capture The CardUse Icehouse pieces and strategy to capture cards.245UnknownInitial design
Capture the CardUse Icehouse pieces and strategy to capture cards.224UnknownComplete?
CascadesA mountaineering two-players race.232Movement, CardsPlaytesting
Conquest of MarsAbstract wargame using pyramids, cards, and dice2453Dice combat, Poker handsPlaytesting
ContinuumUse pyramids and a poker deck to get your trees to exchange places2221UnknownPlaytesting
European WarA variation on World War 5, created by Andy Looney.2453UnknownComplete
FreimaurereiConduct lodge-based conspiracies during the European Enlightenment295Hidden goals, Resource managementComplete
High GroundHigh Ground is a game of Strategy and luck that uses playing cards as the board (gnostica fans unite!), and Icehouse pyramids as the player's pieces.241 per player2UnknownPlaytesting
Ice PointsA fun game where you try to get the most points by the end of the game.581 per player5UnknownInitial design
Ice Tiddly WinksA quick dexterity game with simultaneous play161 per player5DexterityComplete
IceTowersControl the most valuable towers261 per player5Stacking pyramids, TurnlessComplete
IceTradersStarships battle for Good and Evil2645UnknownComplete?
IntersectPlacement and simultaneous capture225Placement, Simultaneous actionComplete
KrumpA chess-like game where your movement options increase as the game progresses.225NoneComplete
Leaning TowersBuild Out Build Up2101 per player + 15UnknownComplete
LogisticsA game of Logistics in progress254Capture, Perfect informationPlaytesting
Lonely IceA solitaire game of attack.145UnknownComplete
Martian FloodPlayers score points by building ships & towers that survive the floods341 per player5UnknownPlaytesting
Martian GunslingerAn abstract Western theme boardgame with a checkerboard2452Set collection, Resource management, Direct conflictNearly Complete
Martian TrickeryA trick-taking game where you earn pyramids by winning tricks3451Push your luck, Trick takingInitial design
Martianopolis 500Zip around the track to the finish.241 per player1UnknownPlaytesting
Race to the TopA combo game.31055UnknownInitial design
Simple Life or Death2101 per player5UnknownComplete?
Sky RiseA game of hidden agendas and tower construction2553Hidden goals, Tower building, Shared piecesComplete
The SniperSurvive an abduction by outwitting The Sniper451UnknownInitial design
SpellcyclesCast complex spells on other players and gain prestige.2563UnknownComplete
Sphinx's PawEscape from monsters beneath the Great Pyramid of Giza2451RacePlaytesting
Thin IceGrow your fragile ice crystal until it shatters2101 per player5UnknownComplete
ToripokaA Mini Royal with a wild card.251Capture, Hand managementComplete
Tower WarDraft a deck, then try to wage a war without making the tower collapse.225Dexterity, DraftingComplete
The Wilds of MarsA simple little photo safari game.2452Movement, Hand managementComplete
ZarcanaTerritorial control on a board of cards Tarot, with CCG-like card effects241 per player5UnknownComplete
Zark CityA 3HOUSE reduction of Zarcana, using playing cards251 per player3Modular board, Hand & stash managementComplete
Zoink!A game of chance by stealing and regaining pieces.261 per player5Strategic collectionInitial design