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Standard Deck Playing Card Games
A "standard" deck of playing cards consists of 52 Cards in each of the 4 suits of Spades, Hearts, Diamonds, and Clubs. Each suit contains 13 cards: Ace, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, Jack, Queen, King. Modern decks also usually include two Jokers.Historically, this is the French or Anglo-American deck, while other regions (e.g. Germany, Italy, Spain) have their own traditional decks which vary in suits and face values.
A multitude of games can be played with a standard deck of playing cards or a modified deck of playing cards. Some of those which have an entry on BGG are listed below. A much larger list can be found included under the Traditional Playing Cards family of games, while Traditional Card Games is a placeholder for all games not in the BGG database.
The best website with a comprehensive list of traditional card games (including rules) is John McLeod's Pagat.com. You'll also find a list of articles about playing cards on BGG.
Many solitaire card games are also playable with a standard deck.
Some examples are listed below.
Standard Deck Playing Card games can also be categorized by the main mechanism, examples being the following:
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