To win Phase 10, your goal is to go out first in each round by using up all your cards so that you end up with the lowest score after 10 rounds. To start playing, deal 10 cards to 2-6 players and put the rest of the deck in the middle. Then, have the player to the left of the dealer take a card from the draw pile and discard another card. Keep playing in this way until someone "goes out" by completing phase 1, which is 2 sets of 3, Play each round in this way until someone "goes out" on phase 10. To see a list of all 10 phases and to find out how to play Phase 10 shuffle, read on!. Shuffle and deal a deck of Phase 10 cards. This should include reference cards describing the 10 phases as well as 108 additional cards--24 red, 24 orange, 24 yellow, 24 green (all numbered), 4 skip cards, and 8 wild cards.. Ten cards are dealt to each player to begin a game of Phase 10. It is played by 2 to 6 players, and the object of the game is to be the first player to complete the 10 phases of the game. Keep Learning..