The games we play mirror the world we live in, like popular art. There was a time when friends and family played indoor games by the fireside and enjoyed countless hours of pleasure and amusement. Children don’t play card games so much because they prefer computer games, the ultimate excitement. Antique and vintage card games offer documentary evidence, as well as nostalgic memories, of the social interaction, fashions and stereotypes of bygone days and are a study in social anthropology.
Superstitious people might think it’s a bad, harmful thing... but another way of looking at cards is as “Games for Families”, games specially developed for families - children, parents, grandparents - and that is very good and does not contain any harm -