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Dominoes Plus: The Dominoforms Handbook Bill Perkins

Dominoes Plus: The Dominoforms Handbook

Bill Perkins

Published November 26th 2001
ISBN : 9780595205769
Paperback
236 pages
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Over 100 original games grace this handy, user-friendly companion for players and students of dominoes, universal in its appeal and authoritative.Have you ever purchased a book on games only to find that you have the same old run-of-the-mill rulesMoreOver 100 original games grace this handy, user-friendly companion for players and students of dominoes, universal in its appeal and authoritative.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. It is the last word on dominoes. You may read it as a simple rulebook of fresh and interesting tile games. 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. Look deeper to find a theory and philosophy of the elements that compose a typical game of dominoes.Author Bill Perkins begins with a history of dominoes, and throughout the book introduces the topic of Dominoforms, which explain typical features and structures of tile games. They are at once both familiar in their general styles of play and concise in their treatment. One may find many first-time exclusives of play bound for the classics bookshelf, comprehensively explained. Dominoes Plus is a must-buy for any student of games. Breathe new life into those tired old checkers, card, and dice games as you combine them with dominoes in interesting new games-the second half of the book describes many such games. Dominoes Plus is a guidebook as much as a reference, and will find a place on your kitchen table as you sit with a young or old friend or two. If you dont have someone at hand eager to play, the author offers ideas on how to find a game.