This book provides a basic introduction to each game, including its history and the variations found in different countries. The book defines Dominoes terminology and describes the materials used for the playing pieces. Subsequent sections describe block and draw dominoes, both American variations; matador, a Spanish game; and Hungarian dominoes. There is also a section about playing with dominoes as blocks, and setting them up to create the "domino effect." The instructions and colorful diagrams are clear. The Victorian-style engravings and contemporary color photos add to the charm.
Have you ever purchased a book on games only to find that you have the same old run-of-the-mill rules that you learned as a child? Dominoes Plus is 100+ exciting games, 90% of them original. A professional writer explains to you the complete and detailed set of rules for each game. Similar games are grouped into topical chapters, with 25 illustrations for reference (that you will remember). An appendix provides a user-friendly cross-reference for finding a game to match ages and number of players.
Discover the fun for yourself with this complete guide to dozens of domino games, with endless variations in rules and styles of play. Try your hand at basic blocking games, including Stretch, Doubles, Domino Pool, The Fortress, Maltese Cross, Chickenfoot, and One-Arm Joe. Look into scoring games such as Muggins, Five-Up, Sniff, All Threes, Seven-Toed Pete, Merry-Go-Round, and Double-Header. Don't miss the trump and trick game Texas Forty-Two, and its many variations.
The game of Dominoes has several varieties, or modalities, the most exciting of which is the version practiced in the Latin American countries and Spain, which is played between four people divided into two couples, or teams. This book summarizes, in a progressive manner, all the strategies that can be utilized in Latin Partnership Dominoes. In addition, it presents numerous examples that will gradually illuminate the game’s concepts. However, the most rare and difficult moves have been excluded in order make the book easier to read and to understand. Dominoes is not a difficult game; however, each player has his own particular style. This book includes the game’s two types of style (aggressive and conservative). Each particular move is analyzed in both ways. Additionally, each situation is defined and classified so that players can differentiate between them.
Long awaited, most complete set of 65 popular, current, and traditional domino games available - all in one book! Has history, terms, and references. Includes Chickenfoot, Mexican Train, 42, Nel-o, Plunge, Sevens, 84, 88, Moon, Straight Dominoes, 6-up, Sniff, Block, Draw, Solitaire, Spinner, Double Cross, Spoiler, Pip, Wildstar, Race Horse, Cuban Dominoes, Oriental Dominoes, Pai Gow, plus 42 others.
It's for teens and Adults of all ages. Based on the most common game played in the US. Now the novice will be able to compete with the experienced player. Get the best strategy and build your confidence level. Get over 30 years of experience and learn to play and sound like you have been playing for years. This book is the first of its kind. There are pictures and diagrams to help you remember plays and combinations. It will also help you to quickly add and call your points. You will learn to understand the game of Double Six Dominoes at its best. Winning will become easy.
With more than 350 pages of instruction, games, diagrams, and strategy, this is the biggest and best book about dominoes ever! It will open up a whole world of entertainment, starting with the most basic skills and principles and ending with ideas for tournament play. So get out your tiles and begin learning what makes up a suit, how to score, and how to add your domino to the developing structure. Analyze entire games, all laid out for you to see easily. Have fun trying the incredible variety of variations: blocking games like Latin American Match; scoring ones, such as Merry-Go-Round and Sniff; Trumps and Tricks, including Nel-O and Plunge; and several solitaire versions. Or use special sets that have a different number and style of dominoes. There's so much fun packed in this tiny volume that you'll want to take it--and your dominoes--with you everywhere.
There are two types of people in Texas: those who play 42 and those who need to learn. Winning 42 is written for both. A team game that no one tires of playing, 42 relies on neither luck nor memory. Skill and strategy definitely separate the best from the rest.