In the trick-taking game of Sluff Off!, sluffing off (avoiding) your opponents’ tricks is the power of the game! Sluffing off is accomplished by taking meaningless tricks that other players want or by making them take tricks they didn’t want. Each player is dealt 15 cards at the beginning of a round and must predict how many, and of what color, tricks he or she
will successfully take during that round. Players then
take tokens corresponding to the number of tricks
they predict they will win. The object of the game is to
get rid of those tokens during the round so that you do
not have any left at the end of the round. But, take a trick where you do not have the corresponding colored token and you will receive a black -3 (penalty) token!