Mahjong Tile Board Game – The Basics Of The Board Game

Posted by Steven Barnhart on 15th Mar 2017

Mahjong Tile Board Game – The Basics Of The Board Game

Mahjong Tile Game

Mahjong is a very popular 4 player Chinese tile game that is played around the globe.

It is very similar to the card game gin rummy; the idea behind the game is to assemble a hand of certain combinations before your opponent does.

There are a variety of rule variations; however, they all have similar characteristics.

A Mahjong board game set usually has (not always) 136 tiles and 8 bonus tiles for a total of 144 tiles. These are divided into three types: basic tiles, honor tiles, and bonus tiles.

In the video below the basic elements of mahjong are shown, including the setup of the game board as well as other basic components of the game. 

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