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Play the Card Game

You can download the cards and instructions from the Downloads Section. The cards are in PDF format so you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to open them. 


My Culture Quest the Card Game:

General description

The pack consists of 30 cards made up of 6 groups: ceramics, craft, drawings and prints, glass, sculpture, and painting. Each group comprises 5 objects, numbered 1 to 5.

The object of the game is:

  • First to collect the single cards to make up complete groups, for example collecting all five ceramic cards
  • Then to collect complete groups
  • The winner is the person with the most complete number of groups.

How to play

The cards are shuffled and dealt. Deal all the cards until the pack runs out, it does not matter if some players start with fewer cards.

The dealer then decides which cards he/she needs to make a group, using the cards already in their hand. They then ask any player if he/she holds a particular card, (eg, Sculpture No. 2, Glass No. 4, Painting No. 1, etc). If the dealer has been fortunate in his request and the player holds the card it must be handed over.

The dealer continues to ask for cards from any player. Their turn stops when they ask another player and that player does not have the card. As groups are collected, the 5 cards are placed together face down in front of the player who has collected the group.

When all the cards have been played the winner is the one with the most groups.

'Please' and 'Thank You' rules

All requests for cards must start with the word 'Please' (eg, "Please can you give me Painting No. 4?") and if the word 'Please' is not used, the play passes to the player approached.

When a card is handed over it must be acknowledged by a 'Thank You' and if this is not done immediately, the player handing over the card can ask for it back, remembering of course, to say 'Please' and 'Thank You'.

The player on the left of the dealer deals for the next round.

Download the cards on a PDF to print yourself.