by Jumbo, this is a game for 2-4 players.
A colourful game where the object is to score the highest number of points. Each player on their turn adds a tile to the board. The tile you add to the board must match at least one colour (the edges on the adjoining tiles must have the same color) of at least one of the tiles already on the board. You then get points by multiply the number of adjacent matching tiles (1,2 or 3) and the value (from 1 to 6) and any bonuses (some areas on the board have bonuses, 2,3 or 4 otherwise it's just 1). Maximum score for 1 tile added is 72 (3x6x4=72, but I don't think it occurs in every decade) and the scoring is controled with a "cribbage-like" scoring set that lies on the perimeter on the gameboard. The points from every turn is added and the one with the highest score when the game is over wins.
I think this game is rather fun and easy to learn, you have to be careful so you don't let your opponent(s) get big points, the bonuses can be crucial.
The page was updated august 15, 2000
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