Five Crowns Game

How To Play Five Crowns

Five Crowns Game Rules (PDF Instructions)

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Play Time
10 MIN
Five Crowns takes your traditional deck of cards to a new level. Cards look very similar to your traditional poker deck although there is an addition of a star suit (which is where it got its name Five Crowns). With a solitaire version of this game you can have anywhere from one to seven people playing.

Be sure you read through all the Five Crown game rules and instructions to get all the details needed to be able to play this game by yourself or with friends. You'll notice that most rules are common with other traditional card games but there are enough twists that strategy becomes a key player in this game. If you have any tips or tricks on how to play this game let us know below. Give the card game Five Crowns a try!
The game Five Crowns should come with the following components. These are based off of the original game and don't include components from any expansion packs or different editions.

  • You'll Get Two 58-card Decks
  • Official Five Crowns Game Rules And Instructions
How to Win
If you can have the lowest number of points after playing all eleven hands of the game then you'll be the winner.
How to Win
Please keep in mind that the official Five Crowns rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions that came in the original packaging and will teach you how to play Five Crowns. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.

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Renee says:

Can you go out in the fifth hand with three of a kind and a pair?
mathew says:

What happens of 2 or more people tie. Does the amount of hands won have anything to do
Bev Jull says:

I love playing 5 CROWNS I am in hospital at present and would love to play just by myself Can’t find the rules for solo play anywhere on line I would so love u to advise me Thanku..Bev
John says:

How few natural cards do you need to play before using a wild card?
Kaili says:

When WOULDN’T you be able to use a wild card? Hint 3 on the instructions says “if you have a wild card in your hand that you can’t use - you are allowed to discard it.”
Paula says:

Do you have to have 2 natural cards and 1 wild card to make a a 3 card run or set
terry says:

Can anyone pick up a discarded wild card during regular play, or does the next person in turn gets it??
terry says:

How do I receive an answer to my question?
Steve says:

Question on unused cards. Example: Deal number 11 you have to have 2-4 card books or runs and 1- 3 card book or run to go out. With this example your opponent has left in their hand 3- 3 card book and runs but can't complete a 4 card run or book. Does the opponent have to only count the two remaining cards or all 8 remaining cards cause they can't complete any 4 card books or runs?
Ya boi says:

What happens of there is a tie at the end of the game?
Ron says:

When can you start the runs
Nina says:

Do you need a discard to go out
Valerie says:

Can you combine books and runs in one hand or is it one or the other?
tim says:

how many cards do you get at the start of five crowns?
fran says:

it seems quite a few players have this question. Do you have to have two naturals to use a wild card? We play that you do need two naturals. Thanks.
larry says:

what happens if someone only has one card left.
Edna says:

What do you do when you have a tied game
Graham says:

can I combine runs and books ie 5, 6, 7, 7, 6, 5 Long running argument with my wife as she says I cant descend from 7, 6, 5
Julie Taylor says:

What happens if there is a tie at the end of a game? Are there two winners or is an extra hand player to determine the winner?
Shirley says:

If someone accidentally discards a wild card who gets that card from the discard pile?
Barry says:

At the end of all rounds played and there is a tie. Who wins or are extra hand(s) played.
Al says:

can I make a play with this run, 2-J of spade, 1-queen of spade and 1-king of spade and can I make a play with this book, 2-ten of hearts, 1-ten of diamonds and 1-ten of spades, also can I play two wild cards with 1-natural card?
Lorraine says:
07-09-2017 me 3 cards, a joker,a 3(wild card) and a queen. Can I go out with this hand or do I need 2 queens and 1 wild card or 1 joker to go out?
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