Games

Card Game: Min Hwa-tu

January 13, 2010

We weren’t in Seoul for long before Anjel’s family started teaching us how to play the traditional Korean card game of Min Hwa-Tu. I’d seen the deck of small cards before, Anjel and I even had one around the house, but we had never played – until now. I am  hooked on it and Anjel’s […]

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Fortune Cookie Game: For Once

January 13, 2010

This has nothing to do with travel, and we’re not in China, so I can’t pretend it was inspired by that. It was something that I was reminded of this evening, and it’s a meme that I try to pass along whenever I can. So I’m going to take this opportunity to do so.

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Card Game: Khanquest

December 29, 2009

Most of the traditional Mongolian games of skill and chance are played with the ankle bones of sheep (and therefore difficult to recreate outside a ger). However we did learn a card game while staying with a nomadic family out on the Mongolian steppe and in our attempt to spread Mongol culture, we’ve included the […]

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Little Help Here: Card Games

November 1, 2009

Anyone have any suggestions for good card games for travellers? We´ve started playing an ongoing game of Gin Rummy, which has been great, but I know there are other good games out there to help pass the time. Cumulative scoring games that can be played a hand or two here and there are great, but […]

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