Other Rummy Games Pt 3

Other Rummy Games Pt 3

Conquian rummy group is the beginning of most of the rummy games played in the western part of the world. There is a big difference between it and the games now played in that part of the world. A card from the discard stack or the stock stack has to be played in a meld and never can be put in the players hand. The other rules are fairly much the same with other rummy games in that part of the world. Many of the games are direct branches of these games that started rummy in this area.

The Asian rummy games are played with different cards and tiles and not standard card decks. The cards are Chinese money cards, chess cards and Spanish cards. The tiles are Mah Jong tiles and Turkey numbered tiles. As with other Chinese games the tiles and cards are interchangeable and it depends on the country whether one or the other is used.

Contract rummy games are called different names depending on where they are from. The games are played by a specific set of contracts that must be met before a game can be completed. The names are Kalookie, Push, Telefunken, Toonerville Rook and Carioca Loba.

Knock rummy games include Tonk and Gin rummy. Knock means that the player knocks and hopes his unmelded cards add up to less than the players he or she is up against. If the knocking player has eight as the total of unmelded cards and the opponent has 74 points, the knocking player gains 66 points to the good.

Many rummy games are meld scoring games. These include 500 Rum and similar games from other countries. The cards have a set value and are counted up when played in a meld. Any cards that cannot be played are subtracted from the losing players score. The value of each card depend on the game being played.

All of these games are listed on Internet sites that have the rules, scoring and how to play the games laid out for a player seeking more information. It is very easy to get a complete set of facts on any rummy game by just entering the name in a search engine. By doing this it is easy to find out the rules for a specific game as well as the short history of the game and where it originated.

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