Dominoes are a family of tile-based games. Also known as gaming pieces, dominoes are rectangular tiles with two square ends marked with numbers, or spots. The goal is to match as many tiles together as possible, and to win the game by scoring as many points as possible. This game is usually played with two people.
The domino effect occurs when a small change causes a larger one nearby. When this happens, the change causes a chain reaction of similar changes. For example, if someone replaces one domino, this may cause a similar change nearby. This is called a domino effect and it can take a long time to get everything back to normal.
Players play dominoes by placing tiles on the playing table. They must position each tile so that it touches at least one end of the domino chain. A player may only play a tile if the number on it matches the number at one end of the chain. A player who plays a domino with the same number on both ends of the chain is said to have “stitched up” the ends of the domino chain.
In the late 17th century, French prisoners brought dominoes to England. In the 1860s, dominoes were introduced to the United States. By 1889, the game spread throughout the world. Chinese and European players had different names for the game, but both terms referred to the same game.
Different sets of dominos are used to play different games. The most common set contains twenty-six tiles. A double-nine set has fifty-four tiles. Four players can play at one time, or two. In addition to playing a domino game with two or four players, you can play the game with a single domino.
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The most basic domino game involves two players and a set of double-six dominoes. Each player draws seven tiles from a stock. These tiles are usually placed on the edge, so players can see what their tiles are worth, and how much their opponents are worth. Another variation is known as Five-Up, which is played with multicolored tiles. Doubles also serve as spinners, allowing for branching.
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