When I was a little kid I thought
dominoes were a great toy...
It wasn't till I got a little older that I found out you could also play
games with them too.
That made them even cooler.
The Domino Deck
My 90+ year old mom loves to play games, but her
eyesight isn't what it use to be and now she is legally blind.
I like to play games with her and one of the type of games we like to play is
The problem is she has a hard time seeing the pips on the dominoes
has to constantly pick them up one at a time to see what she has.
I made the domino deck with large fonts. She finds them easier to see
since they are all in her hand.
The domino deck is a double 12 set of dominoes that can fit in your
It can easily be made into a double 6 or 9 using the colored center bar
I added to the cards.
Overlapping the cards as you play allows you to play without taking up
more room then a regular set of dominoes,
and you can still see what has been played before.
While making the Domino Deck, I
came up with the idea for a domino game.
That game became Engine No.9.
Engine No.9 is a Railroad themed
game for 2 to 5 players.
It uses a double 6 set of dominoes for 2 players and a double 9
for up to 5 players.
The goal is simple, be the first player to win 3 rounds and you win the
The player with the lowest score at the end of the round wins that
Here is the rules for Engine No.9 click below.
Rules Engine No.9
Rules for Engine No.9 are included in the Domino Deck.