How to Play CIVIO

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CIVIO (Easy Play Version)

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How to Play CIVIO™ (Easy Play Version)

CIVIO, a civil rights game, is an easy to learn and play strategy card game that explores the relationship of issues, freedoms, laws, amendments, and Supreme Court cases that have both strengthened and reduced civil liberties.

You are an intern at a law firm specializing in civil rights. Using a handful of cards you are in a race against other players to combine these cards into matching pairs to earn points. The more points you earn, the higher your ranking. In time, you could become the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court!

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CIVIO Threes

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A 7-year old inspired a new way to play CIVIO after he played about a dozen hands of the Concentration version. We call the game "Threes."
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Solitaire CIVIO

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The solitaire version of CIVIO is a great way to get acquainted with the different cards in the game.
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Palmer Raid (using the CIVIO deck)

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Palmer Raid is a quick and easy game to learn. Although it uses the same CIVIO deck as the other games, this is a matching card game rather than a strategy game. Palmer Raid is a good introductory game to get acquainted with the various cases, laws, amendments, and issues in the deck.
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CIVIO Concentration

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Some pairs of cards in the CIVIO deck have similar images that reinforce the related nature of these cases. In CIVIO Concentration, you get to test your memory skills by trying to match up some of these cards. (Can be played with 1-2 players)
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CIVIO Game Puzzler

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Here's one challenging puzzle to solve with your CIVIO deck. Try to use every single card in the deck to form sets of three and four card precedents. Don't read further in this article unless you want to see a solution!
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