Halli Galli is a speed action game in which players watch for sets of exactly five
fruit. The deck contains 56 playing cards showing four kinds of fruit in
groups of 1 to 5 and a bell of the type found at hotel reception desks.
The deck is distributed evenly between the players. All players hold
their deck face down and take turns dealing one card face up in front of
them. As each player reveals her next card, the instant you see a total
of five of one kind of fruit on the table, hit the bell. If you're
correct, you pick up all the played cards and put them into your deck;
if you're wrong, you pay the other players one card each. When you run
out of cards, you're out. When two players are left, they play until the
bell is struck once more, then the game ends and the taller deck wins.
Keep in mind that a five-of-a-kind can occur both when cards are
revealed and when they're covered. If, for example, cards showing 3, 1
and 4 bananas are on the table and the 3 is then covered by a non-banana
card, suddenly five bananas are showing and somebody better be reaching
for the bell.