Questions tagged [yaku]

Yaku are hand patterns in [riichi-mahjong] that measures luck and difficulty in a completed hand as a scoring element. Each yaku has an assigned han value used for scoring and is required to win hands. This makes skill required in forming hands.

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Element, wind melds worth it to reach minimum han requirement?

Just wanting to confirm whether I'm understanding these rules correctly. The rule set from which I'm deriving most of my (Rīchi-)Mahjong knowledge only has this short paragraph about tiles being worth ...
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Why can't I win due to "missing multiplier"? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why couldn't this hand win with ron? Occasionally, I try to Ron, but get prompted that I cannot due to a "missing multiplier". What does this mean, and how can I avoid it? ...