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Sid Sackson (1920–2002) was a prolific game designer and author of books about games.

Board Games

  • Acquire

Game Books

Games that are in bold below are those of his own invention.

From A Gamut of Games

  • All My Diamonds
  • Bowling Solitaire
  • Card Baseball
  • Change Change
  • Color Gin
  • Cutting Corners
  • Domino Bead Game
  • Focus
  • Haggle
  • Hold That Line
  • Last Word
  • Network
  • Osmosis
  • Paper Boxing
  • Patterns
  • Patterns II
  • Poke
  • Property
  • Slam
  • Solitaire Dice
  • Suit Yourself
  • Take It Away

From Card Games Around the World

  • Sampen
  • Cha Kau Tsz’
  • Khanhoo
  • Kowah
  • Totit
  • Kabu
  • As Nas
  • La Malilla
  • La Mosca
  • Briscola
  • Scopa
  • Piquet
  • Ecarte
  • Vingt-et-Un (Blackjack)
  • Skat
  • Sechs und Sechzig
  • Bezique
  • Polish Bezique
  • Jass
  • Klabberjass
  • Solo Whist
  • Vint
  • Tyzicha
  • War
  • Old Maid
  • Authors
  • Hearts
  • Black Lady
  • Fan Tan
  • Eights (Crazy Eights)
  • Klondike
  • Klondike for 2 (Double Solitaire)
  • Clock
  • La Belle Loucie
  • Accordian
  • Calculation
  • Whist
  • Blackout
  • Cribbage
  • Casino
  • Royal Casino
  • Nap (Napoleon)
  • All Fours (Seven Up)
  • Newmarket (Michigan)
  • Spoil Five
  • Scotch Whist (Catch the Ten)
  • Conquian
  • Pif Paf
  • Canasta
  • Samba
  • Bolivia
  • Draw Poker
  • Stud Poker
  • Pinochle
  • Contract Bridge
  • Rummy
  • 500 Rummy
  • Gin Rummy
  • Oklahoma Gin
  • Buried Treasure
  • Divide and Conquer
  • Card Football
  • Card Stock Market

References

  1. (, originally published 1969). A Gamut of Games. Mineola, New York, USA: Dover Publications. ISBN: 978-0-486-27347-1.

  2. (, originally published 1981). Card Games Around the World. Englewood Cliffs, NJ, USA: Dover Publications. ISBN: 0-486-28100-0.