Frequently Asked Questions

1) What do I need to play Karata?

Karata is played using the standard Anglo-American 52-card deck, minus the 2 jockers

2) When was Karata invented?

No records when this game was invented but, from sources, it has been played in East Africa since the 1970’s.

3) How many payers can participate in a game of Karata?

A game accommodates 2 -6 players.

4) How is the winner declared?

Since the goal of Karata is for players to clear their hands, each hand or game will end when a player has cleared their hand of cards. The first player to clear their hand is the winner.