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Mau Mau / Crazy 8s card game rules - Objective

Japanese symbol illustrating the title of chapter ObjectiveObjective

By default, players play a card per turn. At the beginning, the direction of play around the table is counter-clockwise. The first player to lose all cards is the winner.

As we will see, power cards create a game dynamics which allow a player to play multiple cards per turn, for example with Aces and Eights.

Also, the direction of play can change if someone plays a Queen. More details are available in chapters dedicated to power cards.

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