Lockup is a trick taking game, you get one point per trick taken and the first player to get to 20 points wins the game
Lockup is a trick taking game, you get one point per trick taken and the first player to get to 20 points wins the game. Each player plays for himself, you do not play in teams. To get the most tricks you must also avoid taking tricks with (clubs ♣). Tricks with clubs will put you in Lockup, which means you don't get to play for 1-4 tricks, depending on the number of club cards you took.
» Dealing and starting
Each player gets dealt 13 cards. The first player to start is chosen randomly, in the next round the person to start will be the next person to the left of the person who started the current round. (1 round is 13 tricks, i.e. starting a new round is when all the cards are finished and are dealt again).