Play the Game
Try the Pass-and-Play Beta 1.0 There will be bugs! Currently works best in Chrome.
Print a board, and cut it out
- Download the Detailed Black & White Paiko Board and Tiles
It's prettier! Fishes and flowers frolic in the homeground. But... it doesn't print right on every printer. Make sure to set your printer driver to the highest quality setting, and the homeground background should appear as tons of tiny dots.
Download the Plain Black and White Paiko Board and Tiles
If you're having troubles printing the board above, try printing this plain board instead. It has a simple grey homeground, which should print correctly on just about anything.
Looking for the rules?Grab our Quick Guide.
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
Each player gets 24 tiles: 3 each of 8 types.