Tomorrow evening celebrating the new ZDF show "The game begins!" Premiere. In the show, which will be moderated by Johannes B. Kerner and Emma Schweiger, challenge children and celebrity guests in a variety of board games and board games. Among other things, the candidates also try the classic Mikado.
The game of skill has its origins in Japan today. "Mikado" is the title of Emperor, which is why it is known in Germany under the name "Emperor game". Likewise, the other rods that resemble long toothpick because of their two sharpened sides, an accurate title back to names for employees of the imperial court. So you keep playing not only colorful striped Wooden sticks in hand, but warriors, court officials and workers. Each of these rods is marked with a specific color that will guide you into to determine how many points you get for the corresponding chopsticks. In total there are 41 of them piece. The one with the highest value is called Mikado and gives the game its name.
The skill-challenge can make many players who need to bring a steady hand to any size. The first one's turn, takes the wooden stick in the hand and makes it easy on the table or other flat surface covered. They messed up automatically. Goal for each player in Mikado is to grab as many points as possible. This creates her by her either go very many points or large sticks from the pile. It does not however dürft change the position of the other wooden skewers or touch them at all. To get close to it, you have to consider you unique tactics and tricks. Rolls the Mikado sticks in your direction, presses a down side to get to the other, take with both hands, one each side of the wooden stick used high or a skewer already acquired for your company. Ye may, however, only if this is Mikado, ie around the bar with the highest value. Do you play with simplified rules, you shall also use the other for your projects. Each player is allowed as long pull rods from the heap until it touches another case. Then the next turn. Once you have collected all the wooden skewers from the table, the game Mikado is over and the player with the highest score.