Pilatch Card Games

Simple social games

black-backed Pilatch deck package

Pilatch is a deck of Rock, Paper, Scissors playing cards.

Three interactive suits make more cards matter, keeping players engaged.

Praise for Pilatch

After playing Pilatch, other card games seem one-dimensional.
Sarah L, Bridgewater NJ
A very natural and clever approach to a deck of cards
The best update to playing cards in hundreds of years
Andrey G, Fort Lee NJ
Your card design is stunning! The idea, the execution...
Reddit user NorthernRealmJackal
This is one of those games that takes minutes to learn, but a lifetime to master.
Adam G, Wynnewood PA
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