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Try the Pass-and-Play Beta 1.0 There will be bugs! Currently works best in Chrome.

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Contents of the Detailed Paiko Board

1. Middle Grounds
Also has information for new playtesters (like you!)
2. Home Ground: Fishes
Koi fun fact: Koi are symbols of love, friendship, and enduring tenacity in Japan.
That's a lot of meaning for a carp!
3. Home Ground: Flowers
Cherry blossom fun fact: In Japan, these short-lived flowers
often symbolize warriors falling in a blaze of glory.
4. Middle Grounds
5. Tiles
Each player gets 24 tiles: 3 each of 8 types.