Playing the card game of Indian Rummy and got high value cards? Wondering what to do? Well, that is what the game is all about. It is a simple game that effectively manages to give a superb adrenaline rush to the players - a palpitating heart and a fast running mind!
Accept the challenge and rack your brains to decide what can be done. The commonly advised Rummy Strategy pertaining to high value cards is doing rounds in your mind. What does it say? Right, it tells you to get rid of high value cards as quickly as possible. And Online Rummy requires you to act fast. You must be quick. What a predicament!
Just analyse the cards that are giving you jitters. Then, plan your course of action. Depending on what cards you possess, you can follow the sage advice or take a different route. Always keep the aim in mind. You have to form proper combinations of sequences and/or sets. Besides, two sequences are mandatory and one of them must be pure i.e., formed without joker card(s).
Let’s have a look at some possible scenarios:
It might be a number 10 card, a Jack, a Queen, a King, or an Ace. All of them carry 10 points each and are referred to as high value cards. Most rummy players consider them to be a bane. It would be good to discard it and breathe easy, especially if you can see that it would be difficult to use it in any combination.
Everybody tries to discard these cards right at the beginning of the game. See if you could bring in those discarded devils to rein in your devils by melding them together into a pure sequence. An Ace can be used to form a sequence as Ace♥, 2♥, 3♥ as well as Queen♦, King♦, Ace♦. Lo and behold! They are an asset now. How about it?
Now that you have your lifeline sequence in place, you can use joker cards to form an impure sequence with your high value card(s). Simple as it can be!
Similarly, depending on your hand, you can work out different ways and see whether to discard your base coins or put them to optimum use in smart ways
Don’t let the Royals scare wits out of you! There is a key to every lock and a solution to every problem. Stay composed and exercise your mind to think of out-of-the-box ways to discard or use the high value cards. Isn’t that one of the vital lessons that the Rummy Game teaches you - to have a never-say-die spirit and act ingeniously!