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Phat is a trick taking game for four players, played in fixed partnerships. A standard 52 card pack is used, with cards ranking (from highest to lowest): A K Q J 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2.
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== Overview ==
  
== Objective ==
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* Standard 52 cards.
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* Rank order is ace high {{card|=A}}{{card|=K}}{{card|=Q}}{{card|=J}}{{card|=10}}{{card|=9}}{{card|=8}}{{card|=7}}{{card|=6}}{{card|=5}}{{card|=4}}{{card|=3}}{{card|=2}}
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* Phat is a four player trick-taking game.
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* Players opposite each other are a team.
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* The first team to score 181 points wins.
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* '''''Phat''''' cards score immediately.
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* A team that collects more than half of the '''''Muck''''' scores 8 points at the end of the round.
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* If both teams collect half of the Muck, the 8 points are carried over to the next round.
  
The aim is to win tricks containing valuable cards, known as the '''phat'''. Winning a trick containing a valuable cards causes the team who won the trick to immediately score the relevant points. Once all tricks are played, there is an extra bonus for winning the most of the '''muck'''. The valuable cards are as follows:
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<div style="display:flex; flex-flow:row wrap; gap:2rem;">
 
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{|class="wikitable" style="width:auto; text-align:center;"
{| class="wikitable"
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|+Phat
|+ The scoring cards
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!
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!colspan="6"|Trump
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!colspan="2"|Non-Trump
 
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|-
! colspan="2" padding: 5px; vertical-align: top;" | The Phat
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!Card(s)
! colspan="2" padding: 5px; vertical-align: top;" | The Muck
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|{{card|=A}}
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|{{card|=K}}
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|{{card|=Q}}
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|{{card|=J}}
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|{{card|=9}}
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|{{card|=5}}
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|{{card|=9}}
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|{{card|=5}}
 
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| '''Card''' || '''Points''' || '''Card''' || '''Points'''
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!Points
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|4
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|3
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|2
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|1
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|18
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|10
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|9
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|5
 
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| Ace of trumps || 4 points || Each Ace || 4 points
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!Total
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!colspan="8"|80
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|}
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{|class="wikitable" style="width:auto; text-align:center;"
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|+Muck
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!
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!colspan="5"|All Trump & Non-Trump
 
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| King of trumps || 3 points || Each King || 3 points
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!Cards
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|{{card|=A}}
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|{{card|=K}}
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|{{card|=Q}}
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|{{card|=J}}
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|{{card|=10}}
 
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| Queen of trumps || 2 points || Each Queen || 2 points
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!Points
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|4
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|3
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|2
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|1
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|10
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|-
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!Total
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!colspan="5"|80
 
|}
 
|}
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</div>
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== Game play ==
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* All the cards are dealt.
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* The first player is selected randomly.
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** Each round the first player responsibility passes clockwise.
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* The suit of the first card of each round is the trump suit.
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* Each player plays one card.
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* Suit must be followed if possible.
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* The trick is won by:
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*# The highest trump, otherwise
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*# The highest card of the suit led.
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* The winner of each trick leads the next.

Latest revision as of 00:04, 30 December 2021

Overview

  • Standard 52 cards.
  • Rank order is ace high AKQJ1098765432
  • Phat is a four player trick-taking game.
  • Players opposite each other are a team.
  • The first team to score 181 points wins.
  • Phat cards score immediately.
  • A team that collects more than half of the Muck scores 8 points at the end of the round.
  • If both teams collect half of the Muck, the 8 points are carried over to the next round.
Phat
Trump Non-Trump
Card(s) A K Q J 9 5 9 5
Points 4 3 2 1 18 10 9 5
Total 80
Muck
All Trump & Non-Trump
Cards A K Q J 10
Points 4 3 2 1 10
Total 80

Game play

  • All the cards are dealt.
  • The first player is selected randomly.
    • Each round the first player responsibility passes clockwise.
  • The suit of the first card of each round is the trump suit.
  • Each player plays one card.
  • Suit must be followed if possible.
  • The trick is won by:
    1. The highest trump, otherwise
    2. The highest card of the suit led.
  • The winner of each trick leads the next.