NUMBER OF PLAYERS: 2 to 8
EQUIPMENT: One RAGE deck of 110 cards as follows – 6 colored sets of 16 cards
(numbered 0 to 15 – red, green, purple, orange, yellow and blue), and 16 Action
cards (2 Wild Rage, 4 Change Rage, 4 Out Rage, 2 Bonus Rage and 2 Mad Rage).
OBJECT: Be the player with the highest score by accurately bidding on the
number of tricks you will win per round.
SETUP: Choose a player to be scorekeeper and write the names of the players
along the top of the score sheet (see attached score sheet). Choose someone to
be the first dealer. Then the cards are shuffled and 10 cards are dealt to each
player. After each round, the player on the dealer's left becomes the new dealer.
DEAL: In the first round, each player is dealt ten cards. With each card, a player
could win a trick. In the second round, each player is dealt nine cards. In the third
round, each player is dealt eight cards, then seven cards, etc., until the tenth and
final round when each player receives only one card.
After the deal, the remaining cards are placed face down in the middle of the table
to form the Trump Pile. The top card from this stack is turned over and placed on
top of the pile. This card determines the trump color for the current round. If an
Action Card is turned over, continue to turn over cards until a colored card is
BIDDING: After the players have sorted their cards by color and value, each player
considers how many tricks they plan to win this round ranging from zero to the total
number of cards in hand. Bidding begins with the player to the dealer's left. Each
player states aloud their bid. The score keeper writes the bids on the score sheet.