A Little Sequence

Last month I played a game that I had not played for some time. Just after our Christmas Feast I sat down with friends to play Sequence.

Sequence Board Game, Board Game, Poker Chips, Playing CardsPlaying Sequence brought back a lot of memories. The biggest memory was of the first time I played the game. It was almost exactly 18 years before.

The Sequence playing board contains the images of two decks of playing cards, minus the Jacks.

Sequence Chips, Red Poker chips, Blue Poker Chips, Green Poker ChipsIn Sequence you place chips on the board based on the cards that you have in your hand. The Jacks have special rules as they are either wild cards or used to remove an opponents chip.

The goal of the game is to get five chips in a row. You can play as individuals or as teams. I find that it is more challenging to play with teams.

Sequence Poker Chips, Green Chips, Board Games, Five in a RowOf course, I like to play with the green chips as they are my favorite color.

Playing Cards, Sequence, Board Game, Playing GamesThe number of cards you hold in your hand depends on the number of players. When you play one of your cards you then draw another one. Of course, if you forget to draw you then get penalized by having to play with less cards.

Sequence was created by Douglas Reuter and is manufactured and distributed by Jax Ltd.

Sequence Board Card Game, Playing Cards, Poker Chips, Jax Ltd, Douglas ReuterIn the picture above you can see the five green chips across the center of the board. My teammate and I had just won the game.

Now back to that memory of first playing Sequence. I first played the game in Michigan back in 1996 when visiting my sister for Christmas. I remember exactly when as I went up to see my new little niece. We played Sequence with one of my sister’s friends and had a lot of fun.

I always remember that trip when I play Sequence.

Other games that brings back memories are Dutch Blitz and Authors.

Do you have a board or card game that brings back special memories?


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3 Responses to A Little Sequence

  1. I remember long boring evenings playing monopoly!

  2. I like Pictionary and Trivial Pursuit. I’ve played both the British and American versions of Trivial Pursuit — the British version was a lot more challenging!

    I have good memories of playing the card game of rummy with my sib. We always had a lot of fun with that game.

  3. Glenda McDougal says:

    I do not like to play Monopoly …

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