Rummikub domino is based on the israelian game of Rummikub. Where standard
rummikub requires a special rtummikub gameset, this game requires only your
familiar domino set. True, you need a double set. |
Number of players
The game is for 2 to 6 players.
about 15 minutes
Two domino sets with dominoes 0-6.
Object of the game
The first player to score 100 or more points wins the game. For a short game
play to a total of 50 points, to be agreed in advance.
All dominoes are shuffled face down. Each player receives 8 dominoes.
As a start, one player with a 'starting group' puts this down on the table
in such a way that it is in plain sight of all players.
A starting group consists of either :
three consecutive dominoes such as
or three dominoes with the same number of points such as
The turn then rotates to his left.
Every player must start with playing a 'starting group';
Once a player has played a starting group, he may freely extend any group
on the table. It does not matter whether the group was started by the same
or another player;
Groups may freely be extended, deminished, changed, created and dissolved
as long as at the end of his turn each and every group has at least three
Dominoes which at the end of the player turn do not fit into any group must
be taken back by the player;
If a player can not legally play a domino, he must draw one from the
There is no chain and no need to play matching dominoes;
's and the two
's are jokers and may be used for any domino.
The game ends when one player goes domino (plays his last domino) or when
all players have consecutively passed. The player who dominoes or, if everyone
passed, the player with the least number of spots, scores points equal to
the number of spots on the dominoes in the hands of all other players.
There is plenty of scope for your own variations, as this game is an invention
of my own. Feel free to experiment and let me know what you think.
I am open for suggestions.
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