What are the best 2-player card games ?

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    #1The Struggle For Catan

    The Struggle For Catan

    The Struggle for Catan is a fast-paced game between the 2-4 factions developing newly settled Catan. Manage your resources to build settlements, cities, city expansions, knights, and roads that generate victory points or special abilities. 

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    Juan Phillips
    Written on October 26, 2017
    "I love card games and am always on the look out for a new one. A friend recommended Struggle For Catan and I am hooked! The game is fast paced with faction development, resource management, and variety of other game play elements. If you are looking for a new card game to get into give Struggle for Catan a chance. "
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    #2Karma Card Game

    Karma Card Game

    Karma Card Game was created by Set Enterprises in 2014 that  can be played with family and friends. This game combines skill and luck so everyone has a chance to win at the end.

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    $14.14

    Bruce Simpson
    Written on October 28, 2017
    "I bought the game Karma Card Game for a friend's birthday, and we had lot of fun playing it together with our other friends. The rules are easy to learn, and the fun is a sure thing! Great game!"
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    #3Boss Monster: The Dungeon Building

    Boss Monster: The Dungeon Building
    oss Monster: The Dungeon Building Card Game pits 2-4 players in a competition to build the ultimate side-scrolling dungeon. Players compete to lure and destroy hapless adventurers, racing to outbid one another to see who can build the most enticing, treasure-filled dungeon. The goal of Boss Monster is to be the first Boss to amass ten Souls, which are gained when a Hero is lured and defeated - but a player can lose if his Boss takes five Wounds from Heroes who survive his dungeon
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    $25.56

    Adam Fields
    Written on October 23, 2017
    "Although Boss Monster: The Dungeon Building Card Game provides a fun, retro experience for 2-4 players, it is a bit dated and aimed at those who are fans of fantasy and role-playing games. There are a plethora of card games using regular playing cards that are timeless and not specific to one niche. While Boss Monster is a fun experience, it is certainly not for everyone."
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    #4Trifecta

    Trifecta

    Trifecta, from Zoran Dobrijevic, is a fast, competitive game made specifically for two players. Work your way to victory or spend your turns foiling your opponent just as they think they have a winning row. Players take turns back and forth adding one card at a time to each of six rows. If a row has five cards in it and the total value of the cards is between or equal to 21 and 26, the owner of that row gains a point and the row is emptied. If the total value is a different number, the row is emptied and the owner gains no points

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    $9.95

    Brandon Meyer
    Written on November 19, 2017
    "Interesting game. Either you work toward winning or you work toward hurting the other player. A lot of strategy involved and it took a bit to learn but a good 2 player game in a market where it's rare to find one aimed at only two players."
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    #5Star Realms: Deckbuilding game

    Star Realms: Deckbuilding game

    Star Realms is a spaceship combat deckbuilding game designed by Magic Pro Tour Champions and Hall of Famers Darwin Kastle and Rob Dougherty (developer and co-founder of the Ascension Deckbuilding Game).The game offers all the thrills of traditional trading card game style combat, combined with the fun of a deckbuilding game. Play powerful ships, destroy enemy bases or blast your opponent directly on your way to victory

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    $14.95

    Zachary Austin
    Written on November 18, 2017
    "The Star Realms: Deckbuilding is an above-average pick for this particular category. This game is generally well rated in this particular game segment, and user review are above average, if not excellent. "
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    #6 Dozen Doubloons

     Dozen Doubloons
    Dozen Doubloons is a solitaire card game for anyone aged 8 and up. It takes one minute to learn, just minutes to play, and keeps challenging your wits for hours. Kids won't know they're learning how to think strategically, and adults will wish they remembered how! Four levels of difficulty provide a challenge for anyone who sits down with Dozen Doubloons in front of them.
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    $9.95

    Linda Robinson
    Written on October 24, 2017
    "If you're looking for a 2-player card game, Dozen Doubloons is the perfect game! It can be played with two to four players and is a quick learn that you can spend hours playing. There are four difficulty levels that will prove to be a challenge for even the most seasoned card player. "
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    #7 Scrimish Strategy

     Scrimish Strategy

    Scrimish is a fast-moving card game that pits the player against player in an epic 10 minute battle of strategy, memory, and misdirection. Every game is different, and you'll want to play over and over again to try new ways of outsmarting your opponent.

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    $17.2

    Donna Hayes
    Written on November 13, 2017
    "This game seems to be a quality solution to the topic, although I don't know if there is any evidence that it is one of the "best" games for 2 people. While it seems doable for two people, it seems as though the game is designed to be more fun the more people you add. "

Summary

Best What are the best 2-player card games
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Struggle For CatanGames 11 Paid
2Karma Card GameGames 10 Paid
3Boss Monster: The Dungeon Building Games 7 Paid
4Trifecta Games 5 Paid
5Star Realms: Deckbuilding gameGames 5 Paid
6 Dozen DoubloonsGames 3 Paid
7 Scrimish StrategyGames 2 Paid
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