Friday, December 21, 2018

Rummikub - Game Review and Giveaway


Most of us have played a card or board game that involves grouping colors or getting sets of numbers in a run.  I've played plenty, but didn't know about the classic game Rummikub until I received it for review.  Created by Pressman Toy, Rummikub is one of the world’s best-selling and most-played games.  After having played a few games myself, I can see why.  

Rummikub is designed for 2 to 4 players, ages 8 and up.
Game contents include:
106 durable tiles
4 tile racks
Complete Instructions


The object of the game is to be the first player to play all the tiles from your rack by forming them into sets.  There are two kinds of sets: A group is a set of either three or four tiles of the same number in different colors.  A run is a set of three or more consecutive numbers all in the same color.  Players start out with 14 tiles on their rack and try to create the sets with what they have or by playing tiles they've drawn from the pool of remaining tiles.  There are two Joker tiles that can be used as a "wild" number.  Once a player has cleared their rack and called "Rummikub" the other players add up the value of the tiles they are holding on their racks as a negative figure and the winner of the game receives a positive score equal to the total of all the other players' points.  The player who has won the most games in all rounds combined is declared the winner.


The instruction sheet for the game gives detailed examples on possible game plays.  Rummikub combines luck and strategy.  Players need to use their thinking caps to determine which sets will score them the most points, without being stuck with those points in the end.  I've played Rummikub several times with my teen kids and we've had a ton of fun with it!


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I received product for review from Pressman Toy.  The opinions within this post are of my own and I was not influenced in any way.  Please do your own research before purchasing products or using services.  Your opinions and results may differ.
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79 comments:

aperry said...

I have not played Rummikub.

Peggy said...

I have not played the Rummikub game. But I want to because we play board games.

Candie L said...

I may have played it once or twice, but I cannot quite remember. Thank you

Lisa Williams said...

I've never played Rummikub before,it looks like fun.

Shelly Leatham said...

I've heard of it, but I have never played it!

tarter95 said...

I have not played Rummikub. I love games with numbers, so hope to win.

Ken Ohl said...

I have never played Rummikub but would love to give it a try

Jeremy said...

No, I have never played this.

Jan Lee said...

I have played this game before but it's been years ago :)

Hannah Knapp said...

yes I've played rummikub before.

cp said...

never played but we love games!

Rebecca Orr said...

I have not ever played Rummikub. Every one I know has played it as kids or as adults and are always flabbergasted when I tell them I have never played! Now would be a great time to start! Thanks for the chance.

Kristen said...

No, I never have.

Derek Miller said...

My family loves Rummikub to the extent that at times we have to buy extra sets for larger family gatherings. One more sure would help.

Sharon Schoepe said...

I have not played it before

Robin Abrams said...

I have not played Rummikub.This sounds like a great game

Shelly Peterson said...

I have played Rummikub and its so much fun.

Dawn Ballo said...

I have never played but it sounds fun.

Alice Minx said...

I've never played, but it looks like fun

bison61 said...

no I have never played Rummikub

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Dolores Miranda said...

I haven't played this yet but I have heard it's a great game!

Nancy said...

No, I have just heard of Rummikub. I have not yet played it.

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Anne Higgins said...

I have a neighbor that enjoys playing it but have not experienced for myself.
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Charlotte Winters said...

I haven't played this game yet, but it certainly looks like fun.

Tracie M. Cooper said...

I have never played this game! My email is traciemcooper0515@gmail.com

SueZH said...

I have never played this game.

Edna Williams said...

I have never played Rummikub but would love to!

Ronda Patrick said...

Yes! I play online, this would be great for game night at home! Thanks for the chance!

D Q said...

I've never played it but it looks interesting.

Leela said...

I've never played it before.

Stacy said...

I have never heard if let alone play it.

AMY said...

I have played Rummikub.

Jen Keating said...

I've never played this before, so I'm curious about it. My husband and I love to play new games though so should be fun if we win!

Lynne said...

Yes, good friends of ours introduced us to this game years ago. The husband of that couple has been gone more than 5 years now (cancer stinks), and we think of him every time we play.

tatertot374 said...

I played it when I was a kid. My kids would love this. Thank you

Anonymous said...

Never have!

AEKZ2 said...

I have not played Rummikub before.

Lisa Ann said...

I have never played Rummikub.

Linda said...

played years ago, it's a fun game and I would love to play with my grandkids.

Jennifer Q. said...

I have never played this game before, but it does look like one both my kids and I would enjoy!

Donna C. said...

No i have never played this

bluecat said...

I have played Rummikub.

dlhaley said...

We enjoy playing Rummikub. It is so much fun. My daughter is really good at this game and wins most of the time!

skkorman said...

I love Rummikub but haven't played in a long, long time.

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Charlene S. said...

I have never played it, but it looks like fun.

John Smith said...

"Leave a comment on this blog post with whether or not you've ever played Rummikub." I have not played this, but I think I am up for the challenge!

Cheryl Chervitz said...

I have played Rummikub, but it has been years.

Marilyn said...

Yes, I played it many years ago.

Katie said...

Yes, it was a game we played w/ my grandma!

Jamie Martin said...

Never heard of it.

iggysaysno said...

I haven't played before.

Lauryn Rescoe said...

I have never played Rummikub! It looks like a lot of fun though.

Sue Hull said...

I've never played before. My nieces and I would love this.Thank you for the chance 😊

Christal said...

I love this game just don't own it.

Alison said...

I've never played Rummikub before.

Suburban prep said...

I have not played this game before but my mother-in-law did. This is how I heard of it. She used to get together with a few of her friends and play this a few times a month.

Beth said...

I have not played but it looks like fun.

Stephanie said...

i never played this game

saturdaynightfever said...

Many years ago!

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cindy m said...

No, I have never played this game, but I think I've played something like it.

MichelleRN said...

I have never played before

jehousel said...

I played this game growing up with my siblings, cousins, aunts and grandparents. I haven't played it yet with my own kids.It's a good one though!

Suzanne Howe said...

I remember playing this as a kid with my grandma.

dvice12 said...

I have not ever played Rummikub.

Rose Santuci-Sofranko said...

We've never played this but me and my hubby love to play games together and this looks fun! Thanks and God Bless! ILuvTheEucharist @ aol dot com

dmkc4me said...

I played Rummikub probably 25 years ago with my sister and really liked him.

Barb said...

Never played this but it looks like fun.

Mary Gardner said...

I have never played Rummikub but it looks fun!

Clair Freebie said...

I have never played Rummikub before!

Antoinette M said...

I have never played Rummikub.

Philip Lawrence said...

I have heard of the game but I have never played it.

brendaelsner said...

I would love to have this game. Used to play it with my grandma all the time before she passed. Love this game!!!

Amy Deeter said...

Yes when i was younger, this use to be my favorite game

Kathy Pease said...

I have not tried playing this yet.

Unknown said...

I havent played it.

Trisha McKee said...

Yes, I played it years ago. When we were young and I was pregnant with my now-19 year old daughter, my husband taught me how to play it. We had no cable, no internet, and this was the best of days. somehow we lost the game in the years after and I'd love to play again.

Laurie Nykaza said...


I have not tried playing it but would love too.

Seyma Bennett Shabbir said...

Yes!! We love it and play it at our neighbors house!!

lilyk said...

I've never played Rummikub.