The description of Amaturufu
The Amaturufu (pronounced: Ah-mah-too-roo-foo) game is made of 36 cards (3, 4, 5, 6, Q, J, K, 7, and A of each suit). Their values are also in that order. However, when counting collected cards to see who won, 3, 4, 5 ,6 all have a value of 0. Q, J, K, 7, and A are the only ones that really count towards winning. Thus, your goal is to collect as many of these as you can. Their values are 2, 3, 4, 10, 11 respectively.
The card with it's face up under the deck is called the trump card. Fun fact: trump card in Kinyarwanda (language spoken in Rwanda), is called "Iturufu (prononounced: E-too-roo-foo)". Hence, the game name, i.e. a game of many trump cards (the "Ama" prefix means many).
Anyway, if someone plays a card of the same suit as the trump card while the other player plays anything else, the player who played the card of the same suit as the trump card wins that play. Otherwise, if both cards are the same suit, the player who played the card with the highest value wins that play and collects both card. And finally, if none of the cards is of the same suit as the trump card and they are both of different suits, the player who played the first card (the card at the bottom) wins that play.
The player who wins a play goes first the next play.
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