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You have 6 pairs (CD,CH,CS,DH,DS,HS), and 4 ways to make 15 (CDH,CDS,CHS,HDS), for a total of 20 points.


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I use two different apps that give you a majority of what you are looking for. I have an Android device, and I use Gamekeeper (free version) and the Board Game Geek app. Gamekeeper allows me to keep track of scores, add dice (of any size and quantity with modifiers), and it also has a timer. You could potentially add additional rows to the scores area to ...


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From my experience of playing the game I think they may have got something wrong in the camping down/press on phase of Dangers. That or they made a mistake when you fail a danger to do with cliffhangers. The full rulebook is published on Flying Frog's website if you want to check while watching the episode.


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You've misunderstood the scoring principle. White is, as you explained, diving the board. But that has no impact on scoring by itself. We often say, misleadingly, "divide the board in areas", but we should really say "stake out territory by surrounding it with walls". Only then can you count the score. It is a bit tricky at first, but once you grasp it, ...


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The current 10 points for every Ace, 10 and King in the trick pile is a new simplified scoring. The original scoring had different values for different cards so although the multiples of 10 aren't needed now they were before. According to http://www.playingcardsandmore.com/pinochleanoverview.aspx Original Card Values: Each Ace 11, Each Ten 10, Each King ...


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During play you don't count 15s for card combinations, only for the total count. So the third person got two points for making the total count 15, but the dealer only gets the 12 points for the four of a kind. In the same way, if the lead was a three, followed by a king, followed by a 5, the person playing the 5 would not score any points for the play.


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Another measure of a good Scrabble game, used amongst serious tournament players: equity points loss. Let me explain. As another commenter highlighted, sometimes strategy determines that you should play defensively and get lower score instead, in which case high-score may not measure how well the player plays (if that's your definition of good/quality, as ...


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NemeStats (http://nemestats.com) is a new site that is purpose-built to be able to record the results of any game to get interesting statistics like win/loss percentage, list of players you beat the most, players you lose to the most, games you play the most, your average rank in games, etc. It is mostly geared toward players that play in a stable gaming ...



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