Unlike most computer card games, PlayingCards.io simply provides a synchronized playspace. It's up to you to start the game, enforce rules, and determine the winner, just like a real deck of cards.
Rooms are saved as you play the game, come back later to pick up where you left off. Rooms are automatically removed after 2 weeks of inactivity, create an account to extend it to 30 days of inactivity.
You can backup games using our Import/Export feature. Export your game to a file and keep the file in a safe place for later. When you want to play again, create a fresh room and import the file. Importing / Exporting Games
There is currently no limit to how many players can be in a room, but we recommend limiting to 8 players to avoid chaos. Note: we will likely enforce a limit in the future.
There's no automatic way to duplicate a room, but it's possible to use the import/export feature to export a room to a file, then import it to another room to make a copy. Importing / Exporting Games
You can deal the cards manually or use the Automation Button. Please read Automatic Dealing for more information.
Cards are shuffled using a Fisher–Yates shuffle.