How to play Happy Families

The object of the game is to collect as many families (groups of 4 cards that belong together) as possible.

Deal out all cards so that every player gets an equal number of cards. www.playingcardsonly.co.uk for all your playing card needs. The dealer starts by asking another player for a card needed to complete a family. if the other player has the card he must give it to you.

You may continue asking for cards until you make a mistake. When a mistake is made the player who asked for his card takes his turn to request cards. That player can retake the cards taken in the previous round. When a player gathers a family he must put the 4 cards face down on the table in front of him.

The player who collects the most sets is the winner.