Great Book of Domino Games

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 95 pages
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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. * Choose solitaire games and puzzles, such as Fair Lucy, Luzon, Polka Dots, Baronet, The Big Clock, The Buccaneer, Castle Rock, The Jubilee, Squeeze, and The Sultan. * Special sets are also covered, including Double-9, Double-12 and a new Double-15 set, as well as ancient Oriental Dominoes and the latest computer games. Learn the simple basic rules, and you're off and running for hours of steely competition with friends or relaxing times alone. 96 pages, 48 b/w illus., 5 3/8 x 8 1/4.
  

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Includes a history of dominoes, domino terms and rules for nearly 70 games including mexican train, chickenfoot. has games for one player, two player and a few for use with special domino sets including oriental dominos. has detailed instructions and diagrams Read full review

Contents

Foreword
7
History of Domino Games
13
The Basics
19
Games for Two or More Players
27
Muggins 42 All Fives 43 FiveUp 45 Sniff
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FortyTwo 53 Set variations Seventy Nine
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Fair Lucy 59 Luzon 59 Polka Dots 60 Baronet 61 The
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The Sultan 69 Sympathy 69 Traffic
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Pip 72 RaceHorse 74 Spinner 75 Spoiler 76
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Collecting Tens 82 Disputing Tens 84 Fishing
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Another Word About Dominoes
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