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Solo is a simple game where you must play every card in your hand before any other player does Every card is worth a specific amount of points, and at the end of each round the total number of points is subtracted from the total you started with at the beginning of the round, unless you won the round.
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Solo is a simple game, in which you must be the first to play every card in your hand. Every card is worth a specific amount of points. At the end of each round, the total number of those points is subtracted from the total you started with at the beginning of the round, unless you won the round.
  
  
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== Special cards ==
 
== Special cards ==
  
Swap cards (Direct): Allows you to choose a player to switch your entire hand with their hand
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Swap Cards (Direct): Allows you to exchange your entire hand with the hand of a player of your choice.
  
  
Swap cards (Rotation):The gray swap cards card rotates every player's hand according to the order of play. So if it the order of play is counter clockwise cards are swapped counterclockwise and vice versa. Any card can be played after this card.
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Swap Cards (Rotation): The gray Swap Cards card rotates every player's hand '''''according to the current order of play'''''. The image on the card can be misleading, because it always indicates clockwise. If the order of play is counterclockwise, cards are swapped counterclockwise. Any card can be played after this card.
  
  
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Plus Two: Gives the player next in the turn order 2 cards. Can be played of a active (Meaning its just been played and its targeting you) plus two to make the next player draw 4. (1 +2= 2, 2 +2= 4, 3 +2= 6, etc) aka stacking.
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Plus Two: This causes the player next in the turn order to draw 2 cards. It can be played on an active Plus Two (one played targeting you) to make the next player draw 4, instead. This stacking effect continues indefinitely (1 +2= Plus 2, 2 +2= Plus 4, 3 +2= Plus 6, etc) until a player can't play a Plus Two.
  
  
Wild: Allows you to change the color  
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Wild: Allows you to change the color.
  
  
Wild Plus Four: Allows you to change the color while also making the next player draw 4 cards. like a plus 2 you can stack on this.
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Wild Plus Four: Allows you to change the color while also making the next player draw 4 cards. Like a Plus Two, the effect can stack.
  
  
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== Playing cards ==
 
== Playing cards ==
  
In order to play any card except for Swap cards (Rotation), and both types of wild cards cards must match the number/symbol or color of the previous card.
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To play a card, it must match ''either'' the color or number/symbol on the top of the discard pile. Exceptions are Swap Cards (Rotation) and both types of Wild cards, which can be played on anything.
  
  
== Jumping In ==
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=== Jumping In ===
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If you have an identical card (same color ''and'' number/symbol) as a card just played, you may immediately play it. Any players between you and the player of the original card are skipped.
  
  
IF a player that is Not directly before you in the turn order plays the same color and number/symbol (EX: They play a blue 4 and you have a blue 4) You can play that card. Any players in between you and the previous player are skipped.
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=== Solo ===
  
  
== Solo ==
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Before you perform any move that would leave you with one card in your hand you must call "solo". If you do not, you are required to draw two cards.
 
 
 
 
Before you perform any move that would leave you with one card in your hand you must call solo. If you do not and you do perform a move that would leave you with one card you will be forced to draw two cards.
 
  
 
== Scoring ==
 
== Scoring ==
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* 30 - Draw Two, Swap Cards with Another Player
 
* 30 - Draw Two, Swap Cards with Another Player
 
* 40 - Swap Cards in Turn, Choose a Color
 
* 40 - Swap Cards in Turn, Choose a Color
* 50 - Draw 4 + Choose a Colo
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* 50 - Draw 4 + Choose a Color
  
 
== Unimplemented Rules ==
 
== Unimplemented Rules ==
  
 
The linked rulebook is newer than the BGA implementation of the game, and reflects at least one revision to the rules.  In particular, the “Triple +” rule mentioned in the rulebook is not supported on BGA.
 
The linked rulebook is newer than the BGA implementation of the game, and reflects at least one revision to the rules.  In particular, the “Triple +” rule mentioned in the rulebook is not supported on BGA.

Latest revision as of 16:44, 18 November 2020

Solo is a simple game, in which you must be the first to play every card in your hand. Every card is worth a specific amount of points. At the end of each round, the total number of those points is subtracted from the total you started with at the beginning of the round, unless you won the round.


Special cards

Swap Cards (Direct): Allows you to exchange your entire hand with the hand of a player of your choice.


Swap Cards (Rotation): The gray Swap Cards card rotates every player's hand according to the current order of play. The image on the card can be misleading, because it always indicates clockwise. If the order of play is counterclockwise, cards are swapped counterclockwise. Any card can be played after this card.


Skip: Skips the next player.


Plus Two: This causes the player next in the turn order to draw 2 cards. It can be played on an active Plus Two (one played targeting you) to make the next player draw 4, instead. This stacking effect continues indefinitely (1 +2= Plus 2, 2 +2= Plus 4, 3 +2= Plus 6, etc) until a player can't play a Plus Two.


Wild: Allows you to change the color.


Wild Plus Four: Allows you to change the color while also making the next player draw 4 cards. Like a Plus Two, the effect can stack.


Playing cards

To play a card, it must match either the color or number/symbol on the top of the discard pile. Exceptions are Swap Cards (Rotation) and both types of Wild cards, which can be played on anything.


Jumping In

If you have an identical card (same color and number/symbol) as a card just played, you may immediately play it. Any players between you and the player of the original card are skipped.


Solo

Before you perform any move that would leave you with one card in your hand you must call "solo". If you do not, you are required to draw two cards.

Scoring

  • face value - 1-9
  • 10 - Change Direction
  • 20 - Skip
  • 30 - Draw Two, Swap Cards with Another Player
  • 40 - Swap Cards in Turn, Choose a Color
  • 50 - Draw 4 + Choose a Color

Unimplemented Rules

The linked rulebook is newer than the BGA implementation of the game, and reflects at least one revision to the rules. In particular, the “Triple +” rule mentioned in the rulebook is not supported on BGA.