Free Cribbage Games

Free cribbage games to download are a great way to learn and practice cribbage on your PC. If you need a refresher of the rules of cribbage, or need some hints on strategy, have a browse around the site.

Whether Windows, Mac OS X or Linux, there are some excellent shareware and freeware cribbage games to download. Here are some we recommend that will soon have you playing cribbage for free:

Quick Cribbage for Windows

Free Cribbage Game Downloads

Wes Steiner’s Quick Cribbage lets you challenge your computer to a one-on-one game of cribbage:

  • Designed to help you practice and hone your cribbage skills when a partner isn’t available.
  • Teaches you how to count by displaying the points during play and at the end of each hand.
  • Keeps score for you on a life-like crib board display.

MVP Cribbage

Free Cribbage Game Downloads

MVP Cribbage is an attractive and playable shareware cribbage game with excellent graphics and animation, plus a range of computer opponents of varying strengths. This is one of the best free cribbage game downloads available, and if you register the game you get access to even more features. The simulation is so good that the computerized opponents sometimes fail to count all their points (Muggins aplenty for the sharp-eyed).

Download MVP Cribbage from MVP Software.

Free online cribbage

Free online cribbage games give you the chance to test your skills against players anywhere in the world. Some of them can be played directly through your web browser (see our Play cribbage online free section for more details). Others are free cribage games to download for the PC which feature on line cribbage play.

Free Cribbage Game Downloads

Championship Cribbage Pro from DreamQuest Software is a very attractive looking game which is also available for Windows Mobile / PocketPC and Palm. Unlike many free cribbage games, it features online play, a variety of customisations and skins including different cards and tables. You can also play variations of cribbage including Speedo, Lowball, and Captain’s Cribbage. The demo version allows you to play up to 10 games, and to register the full version costs $19.99.

Free Cribbage Game Downloads

Cherchez-vous un jeu de cribbage qui parle français? Voilá! is a bilingual free cribbage game which works in English or French. It also supports network play.

Download for Windows XP

For experts: HALSCRIB

Certainly the strongest and most analytical free cribbage game available is HALSCRIB, by US cribbage master Hal Mueller. HALSCRIB not only plays an excellent game (it remains undefeated in computer vs. computer matches), it also provides detailed statistical analysis and recording for serious cribbage students. Freeware.

Cribbage for IBM iSeries (AS/400)

Craig Rutledge has written a version of cribbage for the IBM iSeries and AS/400 computers, available for free with the source code from his site:

Craig Rutledge – iSeries Games

See also

More free cribbage games to download, along with some commercial titles (see also our Free cribbage downloads page)

Do you know of any other free cribbage games or free cribbage downloads? Comment below or Contact Cribbage Corner and let us know!