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Game based on the traditional Middle-Eastern game of Okey. You try to get rid of all your tiles by forming numbers into runs of 3 or more, or groups of 3-4 of a kind. Played tiles become communal and can be rearranged and added to by any player. (2-4 players, 30 minutes)

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Group of three tiles containing 2 Jokers

Assume, that there is such situation: Player A creates a group: [blue 8] [Joker] [Joker] and declares, that it is a set of eights. From this moment these Jokers should be treated as two eights, ...
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Getting Joker from the existing groups in Rummikub

I have a group of tiles made up of 3 fours and a joker: 4 4 4 Joker Now, if a player removes the joker, do they have to replace it with another 4?
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Rummikub - Picking up a played tile before your turn is over

I was playing 3-way Rummikub for the first time in a few years with friends. During player 1's turn late in the game, he mixed tiles back and forth trying to play as many as he could. During this same ...
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When a player gets Rummikub & the round is over, how is play continued?

Do they take a number of tiles, one tile, or is the player who got Rummikub now out of the game? (...What if there are only 2 players?) Thanks!
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In Rummikub, can you split a run on the end or it must be within the ends? ex- 34567 turned into 234…&…567

To me, it sounds as if the added tile must split the existing run (ex- 34567 to 345 567), not that a tile can be added to the start or end of a run & then split it apart.
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Splitting up a run containing a joker [closed]

If I have a run of 7, 8, 9, 10, J, 11, can I move the 7, 8 and 9 to begin another run, leaving the 10, joker, and 11 in a run of 3 or more?
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playing off previous runs?

For Rummycube, after the 30 point meld can you build vertically off a run? To illustrate, is this possible? 6 7 8 9 8 8 In addition if you had a gold, blue and a red 1, can you add to the ...
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Rummikub buying two jokers

Can I buy Two joker's and use them with two cubes from my hand? For example. 3 j j 6. Or is it necessary to have two cubes for each joker?
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Does a Joker has the value of the number it represents?

I played Rummikub yesterday and you know: To start a game, one has to lay down a minimum of 30 Points with new rows created. However, yesterday, my Mom laid out following: [11] [11] [JO] In my ...
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Can the initial Rummikub meld build on other player's tiles?

When playing the initial 30 points, can I use a tile from an existing meld on the board to complete my meld without using the points from that tile? For instance, I have a red 9, 11, and 12 in my rack,...
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What can I do with the Joker if I remove every tile from its meld? (Can I even do that?)

I'm aware that one cannot move a Joker tile out of a meld except by replacing the Joker with the number it represents. However, I'm confused about one situation which I haven't found rules to clarify: ...
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Can a Rummikub tile be moved

After a tile is placed but before a player indicates the turn is over by saying "Done", may he move a tile from his rack to a different position on the table after he has initially placed it? May he ...
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My game of Rummikub came with a die. Why could that be?

My newly bought, first-hand game of Rummikub (from Philos) came with a die. However, the game doesn't seem to use a die. Is there any variant that uses a die, if so, what for?
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Does the 30-point rule apply to every non-manipulating move, or only to the initial move?

In rummikub, how exactly does the 30-point rule work? Is it: The very first move of each player must be independent of existing stones and with a value of at least 30. There is no 30-point rule in ...
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After the initial meld, can I do multiple moves in the same turn?

I have to code a program that suggests what to do depending on the situation of a Rummikub game. More about Rummikub: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rummikub In Wikipedia's explanation, I quote: ...
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Do you have to play a (replaced) joker immediately with 2 tiles from your hand?

I don't have the paper rules here as a reference, but I grew up playing Rummikub with the rule that, if you replaced a joker on the table you must immediately replay the joker in a run or set with at ...