There are so many board games, card games, and games with dice, that it can be quite alarming when trying to teach someone. This is even more difficult when the people you are playing with aren't necessarily the biggest gamers.
This is where my favorite game comes into play - Cards vs. Dice
Now, you can and I highly recommend supporting the creators, pick up a copy on Amazon for $15 bucks. However, if you happen to have a deck of cards and a pair of dice, you have everything you need to play this wonderful game. Here's what I like to call the "Home Solution":
That's it! Game is very fun, easy to learn, and has great replay! I always have it in my gaming bag to play and often carry it with me if I'm meeting up with friends for a beer or something.
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