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Fluxx is a 1997 card game known for its ever-changing rules and gameplay dynamics. It is designed for 2 to 6 players and typically takes 5 to 30 minutes to play. The game is suitable for players aged 8 and older and has a complexity rating of 1.39 out of 5.


In Fluxx, the cards themselves determine the current rules of the game. The gameplay revolves around drawing cards and playing cards, with each card played potentially altering the rules and objectives of the game. At the beginning of the game, each player holds three cards, and on their turn, a player draws one card and plays one card. However, by playing cards, players can introduce new rules that affect various aspects of the game. These rules may include changing how many cards to draw or play, setting limits on the number of cards a player can hold, and defining how to achieve victory.

Fluxx offers a dynamic and unpredictable experience as the rules can shift dramatically throughout the game. There are various editions of Fluxx, including themed versions and promotional cards, which add to the game's variety and replayability.

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Fluxx has received recognition and awards within the board gaming community, including being a winner of the 1999 Mensa Select award and a nominee for the 2005 Japan Boardgame Prize Best Japanese Game.

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