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OBJECT OF THE GAME

Presidents is a four player card game with the goal of playing all of your cards before the other players. A player gets rid of their cards by playing them in Hands. The winner becomes the President of the next round, reaping the rewards of power. Second place becomes the Vice President, third place becomes the Secretary and the loser becomes the A-Hole.

RULES OF THE GAME

When it is Your Lead

  • You can play any hand type

When it is not Your Lead

  • You can play a hand that is the same type as the last hand played, but of higher cards (Ex: A Single 6 can beat a Single 4)
  • You can play a hand that is a greater type as the last hand played (Ex: A Pair of 5s can beat a Single Queen)
  • You can play a hand of 2s or a Bomb to immediately get the lead
  • On a Single or Double, you can play a Single, Double or Triple of the same cards to Skip 1 player for each card you play (Ex: A Pair of 8s played on a Single 8 will Skip the next 2 players)

HAND TYPES - Ordered Least to Greatest

  • Single (1 card)
  • Double (2 cards of the same value)
  • Triple (3 cards of the same value)
  • Run (3 cards in a row that are all the same suit, no 2s)
  • Bomb (4 cards of the same value)

RULES BY POSITION - For Each Round After the First

The A-Hole is dealt 14 cards and the President is dealt 12 cards

The A-Hole passes 2 of his highest cards to the President

The Secretary passes 1 of his highest cards to the Vice President

The Vice President passes 1 of his lowest cards to the Secretary

The President passes 2 of his lowest cards to the A-Hole

HOW TO PLAY

To move cards between your Hand and Staging Hand

  • Tap a card
  • Release while a card is selected
  • Swipe DOWN from your Staging Hand to remove all the cards from your Staging Hand

To play or pass your Staging Hand

  • Tap the Played Cards Pile
  • Swipe UP from your Staging Hand

To play or pass cards without the Staging Hand

  • Swipe UP from a card in your Hand to play or pass the card as a Single
  • Swipe LEFT or RIGHT on your Hand to play the rest of your cards (if you can)

CONFIGURABLE RULES

Allow the President and VP to pass any of their cards instead of only their lowest

CONFIGURABLE OPTIONS

Opponent's (Washington, Lincoln, Obama, Bush...)

Opponent's AI Difficulty (EASY, NORMAL, HARD or BRUTAL)

Use the Helper (ON or OFF, makes only cards that the player can currently play selectable)

AIs finish hand speed (NORMALLY or QUICKLY, determines how fast the game is played after the user is out of cards)

AutoPass (NEVER, Whenever the user can't play or Whenever the user can't play and already passed)

Delay the re-sorting of the user's hand (ON or OFF, determines when the user's hand is re-sorted after cards are moved to the staging hand)

What is the order the suits are displayed (Press and drag to order from lowest to highest)

Clear the Score Board (During your turn, press on the Score Board and hold for 2 seconds)

Choose which deck of cards to play with (ORIGINAL, CLASSIC RED, CLASSIC BLUE)

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