Call Break – A Card Game
Call break is a quite popular game among card game players in South Asian countries. Call Break is a variation of Spades game, usually played among 4 players. Players shuffle and distribute 13 cards each, and play 5 rounds to complete one game. Call Break, also known as ‘call brake’ is a relatively long-run game played with 52 cards deck between 4 players with 13 cards each. It’s game rules are pretty easy to learn.
There are 5 rounds in Call Break game including 13 tricks in one round. For each deal, the player must play the same suit card. Spade is the default trump card in Call Break. The player with highest deals after 5 rounds will be the winner. You can pick your bid, play with competitive opponents, make a correct bid for every deal to show off your skills and trick.
Meaning of Call Break
In Call Break game, after the cards are distributed, each player needs to declare the number of hands they expect to win out of 13 available hands called call or bid. They must declare a minimum of 1 hand. Declaring the number of hands they expect to win in the round is considered as making a call. The purpose of the round is to win as many hands as possible, breaking the call. The main objective of this game is if you can break a call from other players then you will win the game. If you can stop getting their call then you will win the game.
We tried to bring the best game environment in this call break game. You can play this call break game offline without internet connection. This game is available on android phone, iPad and iPhone devices.
How to Play
There are exactly four players individually. A pack of 52 cards is used. All cards are distributed in the counterclockwise direction for four players. After the card is distributed, each player should declare their call. Here the calls are numbers, which represents the number of tricks that the player undertakes to win. Every player must declare their call between 1 to 8. The player right to the card distributor leads for the first throw and thereafter the winner of each trick leads for the all other throws. In every trick, each player must throw same color card as the first thrower as well as they must throw a card higher than the current winning card of the trick if they can. If they don’t have the same color card they must throw a trump/spades card which can win the trick. Each trick is won by the highest trump in that round. The power of cards is ranked from high to low as A-K-Q-J-10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2. Incall break game spades are predefined trump and players can’t declare any other suit as trump.
In this game, you must try to take at least as many hands as you call or bid. If you take fewer tricks than that you call, you lose the amount of your call. If you take tricks more than or equal to the call, you get points equivalent to call + 0.1 points for every extra hand.
To understand this let us take an example: If your call is 4 but your captured scored is only 3, then your loose 4.0 points. If your call is 5 and captured score is also 5, then you get 5.0 points. If your call is 5 and captured hands are 7, then you get 5.2 points. You must play five round in each call break game. At last all score of 5 games are added and the player having a higher score of the average of 5 round become the winner.
This is a single player game. In this call break game, there are 6 different themes that you can choose as your choice. In this game, you can enjoy the 5+ Card Deck Back and 5+ Card Deck front pictures.
You can choose and update your avatar or profile picture locally as well as you can log in with Facebook to make your facebook profile picture as a game profile picture.
Smart AI is implemented in this game so that you can feel like the real game also AI gives you a hard challenge.
Autoplay mode is also available so that you can play call break game even if you are doing other minor tasks. You can control the speed of gameplay manually as your choice.
Intuitive sound effects are another most important feature of this call break game, which make the game really interesting.
Currently, we’re trying to develop a call break multiplayer platform and Coins feature for Call Break, so please stay tuned. Once the call break multiplayer version is ready, you’ll be able to play with your friends using hot-spot or internet connection. And after the coins features are ready you can buy the coins by your cash and use that coins to bid your hands.
The universal name of this game is call break but in India, it is also popular as Lakdi or Lakadi.