Cheapass Games to Release Deluxe Pairs
Deluxe Edition features new deck and booklet including over 30 games and variants
Building on the success of Pairs: A New Classic Card Game, Cheapass Games is releasing a deluxe edition that includes a brand-new deck illustrated in a fun retro style along with a Pairs Companion booklet.
Pairs is simple card game with a basic triangle deck: 55 cards numbered 1 through 10, with 1×1 2×2, 3×3, and so on up to 10×10. In the basic game, players take turns drawing cards and trying not to score a pair. Or, they may fold, and score the lowest card in play. The first player to score too many points loses the game.
The Pairs Companion contains over 30 fan-favorite games and variants that can be played with a Pairs deck, including The Judge, Deadfall, Hawthorn, and more. Some games require chips and/or a way to keep score.
Deluxe Pairs will retail for $17. It is expected to debut at Gen Con at Cheapass Games booth 1361 and will be available shortly thereafter online and in friendly local game stores.
About Cheapass Games
Cheapass Games is a small game company in Seattle Washington, specializing in quirky tabletop games. They produce deluxe games, cheap games, and free games, all of which can be found at their double-secret website cheapass.com. James Ernest has been designing games for more than 20 years, with more than 150 published titles including Kill Doctor Lucky, Give Me the Brain, Button Men, Lords of Vegas, Pairs, and Tak: A Beautiful Game.