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Pope Joan Game

These are the last of our older-style Pope Joan sets
These clearance sets were our display models that we used to teach people to play the game. They have been washed a few times, but have plenty of games left in them. They will come in fresh, brand new storage pouch.

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.

$15.00 + shipping

Pope Joan (discontinued original style)

  • Product Code: Pope Joan discontinued
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $15.00