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Pope Joan Game
Pope Joan 2 to 6 players An 18th century ancestor to modern Rummy Royale, Tripoly & Michigan Rummy. The name is from a Medieval myth that Pope John VIII was a woman. Easy to learn, but fast-moving enough for experienced card players.
The board is divided into eight "bowls." Players
win chips/coins out of the bowls as they play the face cards of the
trump suit. The first player to get rid of his cards wins the hand and
the other player have to pay the winner one coin for card they have left
in their hand.
Also includes Poch 4 to 8 players. A German game from the 1440's using a similar board. It is a cross between a game like Pope Joan and betting games like Poker. Both require a standard deck of cards (not included). Queen Nazareen a related 17th century game that can be played without the board.
Color of game pieces may vary.
$25.00 + shipping
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