Hanafuda Games Digital Edition

Learn how to play hanafuda!

An in-depth collection of 37 great games, including popular games such as Koi-Koi, Go-Stop, and Hachi-Hachi.

Organized into categories by type and difficulty, this step-by-step rulebook includes intuitive scoring samples, visual references, numerous variants, gameplay samples, and quick reference charts.

This book features the art of the Hanami hanafuda deck series!

Learn how to play hanafuda!

An in-depth collection of 37 great games, including popular games such as Koi-Koi, Go-Stop, and Hachi-Hachi.

Organized into categories by type and difficulty, this step-by-step rulebook includes intuitive scoring samples, visual references, numerous variants, gameplay samples, and quick reference charts.

Rulebook Includes the following games:

Capture Games are the most popular hanafuda games. Capture games involve capturing cards from a field and creating yaku (special combinations of cards) to score points.

  • Simplified Game for Beginners (Absolute Beginner, 2-4 players)
  • Matching Flowers (Beginner, 2-3 players)
  • Hana-Awase 1 (Beginner, 3-4 players)
  • Hana-Awase 2 (Beginner, 3 players)
  • Mushi (Beginner, 2 players)
  • Six Hundred (Beginner, 2-3 players)
  • Hachi-juu Hana (Beginner, 2-3 players)
  • Min-Hwatu (Intermediate, 2-3 players)
  • Koi-Koi (Intermediate, 2 players)
  • Oni Koi-Koi (Intermediate, 2 players)
  • Higo-Bana (Intermediate, 2-7 players)
  • Tensho, simplified (Intermediate, 2 players)
  • Go-Stop (Expert, 2-7 players)
  • Hachi-Hachi (Expert, 2-7 players)
  • Sudaoshi (Expert, 3 players)
  • Hachi, simplified (Expert, 2 players)
  • Hachi (Expert, 2 players)
  • Tensho (Expert, 2 players)

Sequence Games involve playing cards from your hand in sequential order with the objective to empty your hand. Sequence games are a great way to learn hanafuda month order.

  • Poka (Beginner, 2 players)
  • Hiyoko, simplified (Beginner, 2-4 players)
  • Isuri, simplified (Beginner, 2-3 players)
  • Kage (Beginner, 2 players)
  • Hiyoko (Intermediate, 2-4 players)
  • Isuri (Intermediate, 2-3 players)

Luck Games are simple, fast-paced, gambling-oriented games. Many of the games in this section were traditionally played with Kabufuda decks.

  • Sutda, simplified (Beginner, 2-10 players)
  • Hiki-Kabu (Beginner, 2-10 players)
  • Oicho-Kabu (Beginner, 2-10 players)
  • Kyo-Kabu (Beginner, 2-10 players)
  • Kingo (Beginner, 2-10 players)
  • Sota (Intermediate, 2-6 players)
  • Sutda (Intermediate, 2-10 players)

Fusion Games are a collection of Western-inspired games that we reinterpreted and designed for gameplay with a hanafuda deck. These games provide a familiar platform for Western players to become more comfortable with the hanafuda deck.

  • Seasons (Beginner, 1-4 players)
  • Pyramid (Beginner, 1 players)
  • Solitaire (Intermediate, 1 players)
  • Eight Off (Intermediate, 1 players)
  • Hana-Rumi (Intermediate, 2-4 players)
  • Hana-Gin (Intermediate, 2-4 players)
  • 37 Games
  • Intuitive Scoring Samples
  • Visual References
  • Numerous Variants
  • Gameplay Samples
  • Quick reference Charts
  • Full-color

 
*Note: The various editions of our Hanafuda Games Rulebook (i.e Sensu Edition, Hanami Edition, and Hanami Digital Edition) contain the same text content. However, the art for each edition differs. Each edition features the art of the deck series it is titled for.

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