Sheepshead, THE Game

Sheepshead, THE Game


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Pit your sheepshead skills against One Eye Jack, Crack Meister, Ace No Face and Queen Betsy. Sheepshead, THE Game is a fun, challenging and easy to use Sheepshead card game in which you play against four computerized players. The game supports Called Ace or Jack of Diamonds as partner. Blitzing and cracking adds to the excitement. You can have the game speak the results of the hand.

Tap a card to play or discard the card. The game plays only in portrait mode for phones and only in landscape mode for tablets.

There are 2 ways to try out the game before you buy. First, there is a a Free Trial of the game on the Google Play App Store. This app will give you a 3 day free trial of the game. Secondly, if you own a Windows pc, you can download the game on to your pc and play the game for 7 days free. Both versions of the game use the same card playing logic engine as the Android paid version of the game. This will give you a good feeling as to how well the game plays the cards. However, not all features in the Windows PC version are in the Android versions. See the developers website link for more information.

Features of Sheepshead, THE Game

4 methods to determine partner
Called Ace
Jack of Diamonds - Can't call up
Jack of Diamonds - Call up before picking
Jack of Diamonds - Call after picking

3 modes of play

The Beginner mode of play has the following features
A Suggest button to help determine your play
How many trump are left
How many points the picking team has
How many points the opposing team has
How many points were won on each trick
Interences as to whether the player is the partner or an opponent

2 methods to control the flow of the game
By clicking the play button after each trick
By setting a specific time between each trick

The option to allow the picker to go alone after picking (this is the default for Called Ace)

Statistics by player for the current game and historically for all games played

The option to play doublers if no player picks the blind or play leasters

The option to play Clubs as trump. Clubs replace the Diamonds (Seven of Diamonds through Ace of Diamonds) as trump

The option to blitz Black Queens and or blitz Red Queens and or blitz Black Jacks and or blitz Red Jacks

The option to allow the opposing team to crack and the picking team to crack back

The ability to view the cards of the last hand

The option to allow the game to play your card automatically for you on the sixth trick

The option to allow the game to play your card automatically for you when you have only one card of the suit led

The ability to control how fast the cards are played

The ability to change the player names

The ability to change the hands per game

The option to allow the computer to speak the contents of the message board

The option to determine when the game will identify the
player that played the called partner card.

The option to replay the previous hand

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Recently changed in this version

Numerous changes to improve the card playing logic

Comments and ratings for Sheepshead, THE Game
  • (75 stars)

    by Paul Rachu on 04/04/2015

    Decent strategy for computer players. Main mistake I see is computer players try to take fail tricks with AD or 10D with picker behind them even if it's already been lead.

  • (75 stars)

    by Paul Nedden on 31/03/2015

    The A.I. doesn't play very well. And I don't like when your last card of a suit is automatically played.

  • (75 stars)

    by Scott Vogels on 12/02/2015

    Game plays like it should for the most part. Good options for playing and partner variations.

  • (75 stars)

    by Richard Siladi on 08/06/2014

    Love it! Plays as it should.

  • (75 stars)

    by Thomas Holdren on 02/04/2014

    Any versions after 7 are almost unbeatable, even on "beginner" mode because the picker almost always gets both black Queens and is trump tight. The partner always has a ton of trump if the computer picks, but rarely when the player picks. Not sure what changed in the card logic.

  • (75 stars)

    by Doug Didier on 15/02/2014

    This is the sheeps game you are looking for! Tons of options, the AI plays correctly and can be a great game for teaching

  • (75 stars)

    by James Freuler on 14/02/2014

    Only wish if you had two of called suit you could fail off one on different suit before called suit is played.

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