Hanafuda – 花札 – is a traditional japanese playing cards, 48 cards divided into 12 months. Koi-koi – こいこい – is the most popular game rule. Hanafuda Hawaii Style playing cards have many aids to help make learning to play Rules vary depending on whom you ask, but the following instructions. Welcome to the rules page! Here you will find a copy of the Modern Hanafuda rules as they appear in the card game with some edits to fit an online version.

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The deck is composed of 48 cards. Arrange the Playing Surface Deal out eight cards face up in the center of the table.

Each month features a floral theme and symbols proposed by the japanese nature through the seasons of a year. There are eight hanafudw in this game. However, players are not allowed to show each other the cards in their hand. Koi Koi or Score?

If you have not collected a winning hand, play passes to the next player. Eight cards are placed face up between the players, and then eight cards are dealt face-down to each player. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published.

Each deck comes with a set of helper cards that keep track of game rounds and offers a quick reference to one of the twelve suits.

The goal is to match cards with ones in the same suit or hiki in the field. If the gaji is in the field, a player can capture the gaji by matching it with another card in the November suit. So, Stopping is safe, but may result in rles lower score. This goes for any cards in any Yaku. After each game, the winner becomes the oya dealer for the next game.


Monthly Hand After dealing cards, dealer’s turn starts and end, after that opponent’s turn starts and end, dealer’s turn, opponent’s turn, these flow repeats. End of the game: Look up hanafuda in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.

How to Play Hanafuda Nā Pua Hawai‘i

Your email address will not be published. On a player’s turn, at first he may match by suit i. One of the most common Hwatu game is Go-stop Korean: The yaku are counted at the end of the game. In case of a tie, dealer wins. Matching hands Matching from hanafida pile Gaining cards Hnafuda or Stop i. Retrieved 20 December During dules game, the field can grow to hold more than eight cards so make sure to leave enough room for expansion.

First, determine the dealer, or oya. If both player’s cards are same month, the bigger point one is the oya. Play then ends before it starts, and the game continues to the next hand.

This Judging is interesting point of Koi-koi game, and test your courage, tastics, and calmly: DePo Masthead by Automattic.

花札 | 화투 | hanafuda – koi-koi – japanese playing cards

Eleven cards are worth 10 points. Play will continue until one of the four outcomes happens:. The origins of Hanafuda come from the 16 th century when a portuguese missionary and his team brought a deck of 48 playing cards in Japan, Hombre, a card game from Spain. Dealing Cards 8 Cards to each player with face down and the table hznafuda face up, though this is done two cards at a time. Dealt Yaku is described Dealt Yaku section of Yaku page. Rules vary depending on whom you ask, but the following instructions explain the fundamentals of the game.

If both players have the same suit, the following order is used to determine card rank: Some have the viewing cards as an optional Yaku, so depending on who you play with, you might want to confirm that they use them. Hanafuda is commonly played in the state of Hawaii in the United States and South Koreathough under different names. Today, Hanafuda are playing in Japan, Korea and Hawaii, each with their own rules. If any player has been dealt a winning hand, this round is over.


This card has joined the field and will be available to any player for matching during their turn. If there are a number of cards on the playing field of one suit, and a player has the rest of the suit in hand, this is a hiki. Some rules, including the Clubhouse games rulew not the Hamafuda physical rules require a match to be made if it can be made in step one. If the dealer wins by virtue of being the oya bosshe is called oya kachi boss winner.

Hello and welcome to ModernHanafuda. Players Cards in Hand Cards in Field 2 players 8 cards 8 cards 3 players 7 cards 6 cards 4 players 5 cards 8 cards 5 players 4 cards 8 cards 6 players 3 cards 12 cards. Geek Market Trades Geek Store. Check to see if there is a winning hand.

Any urles from the captured suit remaining in the field at the end of the game go to the holder of the gaji card. Typically, each suit will have two normal cards and two special cards.


Ten of these cards are decorated with a rectangular piece of paper used for writing poetry, called tanzaku. Please select a support frequency. Scoring for this instance varies, but can be the value of the cards in the playing field.