Domino - The All Five game

The All Five game (or All fives) is very much like Muggins. It is also sometimes called as Five Up.

I always thought these two games were the same, but recently Jason Evans wrote: Muggins is NOT the same as All 5's. In All 5's, once the long sides of a double have been played on, the short sides are now available to play. This means that the number of ends available for play will INCREASE during the game as more doubles are placed during the course of game. The game ends on the round where someone has passed 60 in the shorter form, or 120 in the longer form of the game.

Thanks, Jason, for this clarification!

All fives was considered by Michael Keller to be very popular along the USA west coast in the early eighties.

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