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MeggieSoft Games Canasta Play 2-player Classic Canasta games or Modern American Canasta OS: Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP and later , 2 Mb

 MeggieSoft Games Canasta
Play Classic Canasta or Modern American Canasta games.

In Classic Canasta 15 cards are dealt to you and fifteen to your opponent. The thirty-first card is turned face up as the start of the discard pile. If this is one of the Special cards, another card is dealt to the discard pile.

In Modern American Canasta, 13 cards are dealt to you and thirteen to your opponent. Seven additional cards are dealt as a group of four and a group of three known as the Talons. There is no initial discard pile. There are special hands in this Canasta variation, if a player, after taking a stock card, holds a special combination of the fourteen cards in hand and have not yet melded, they may immediately go out (without discarding). The special hands are: Straight (one of each card rank), seven Pairs, and Garbage (two sets of three cards of the same rank plus two sets of four cards of the same rank). There is a bonus of between 2000 and 3000 points. depending on the type of the hand.

The complete rules and difference the two Canasta game rules variation are explain more in details in the download version. Have Fun!
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