How to play Trash (Garbage)
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The object of this 2 player card game is to be the first player to complete your hand of 10 cards. Pick a dealer who shuffles a standard 52 card deck of playing cards then deals 10 cards to each player. The cards are kept face down and arranged in a 2 by 5 grid. Players do not look at these cards. The remaining cards are placed face down forming a stock. Aces are 1, 2s-10s are their face value, Jacks are wilds and Queens and Kings are unplayable.
The non-dealer goes first then turns alternate. On your turn, draw the top card from the stock then, if the card can be played, it is placed in its corresponding spot on the grid with the top left being ace and continuing across each row to the bottom right which is 10. Replace the face down card in the spot with the correct face up value. Reveal the face down card and you can play that newly revealed card is able, you continue this process until you get a duplicate rank or king or queen. Then, that card is placed face up next to the stock in the discard pile and you end your turn. Moving forward, both players may now choose to either draw the top card of the stock or discard pile. If the stock runs out of cards, shuffle all but the top card of the discard into a new stock.
You may replace a face up jack with the correct card value then move that jack to another location. Once all the cards in a player’s grid are filled, the round ends and all the cards are gathered, shuffled, and dealt again. Except this time, the winner of the previous round has 1 less card to fill, so that they will only need ace through 9. The winner plays first in this round and the process: of each winner decreasing the number of cards needed to win each round, repeats until one player only has 1 card left, the ace. Then once that player plays an ace or a jack, they win the game.