To be honest there doesn’t seem to be much logic behind it at all! Well I shall persevere and you can expect an entry explaining the basics of scoring from me soon.
So Missed Win means that if I’ve already discarded a tile that could have completed my hand, even if that’s not the tile I eventually want to win on, then I can’t Mahjong on it.
What if you have four of a kind in your hand? Apart from being quite excited, what should you do? This is where we can shout Quad!
Chow is very similar to Pon/Bump although instead of groups this is for runs. There is one limitation to Chow when compared to Pon/Bump is that instead of being able to Chow off anyone else on the table you can only Chow off the player to your left.
when it comes to building the wall – that whole trick where you place a whole line of seventeen tiles on top of another row of seventeen tiles in one swift double pinky move.
To be honest though at the moment I haven’t been worrying too much about hand points and still been practicing just making a hand in the first place.
I have been warned that not all these hands are necessarily worth hand points and therefore won’t win you a game! This is just the basic rule you need to follow to create a hand.