A tutorial series dealing with managing poker card hand combinations in your game.

Posted on 26th Mar 2021. Follow @phaser_ and get the Phaser World newsletter.

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GamePlay Coder has created a new tutorial series: "In the next several article of this multi-part series, we’ll go over how to code the various poker hands, like Straight, Flush, and Full House. This is the first article of the series, and we’ll be writing code that matches the hand for a Pair of cards that are least a jack or higher.

When developing card games with poker hands in them, writing the code that acknowledges these hands can be a challenge. At least, writing something that can be completed in one lifetime.

You could write out every single card combination for every single hand, but that’d take forever.

So, we’re going to write something that’s a bit more robust robust when it comes to recognizing the card patterns that form the various poker hands."

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