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Domino Games with a Disconnected Layout

In some domino connecting games the layout consists of several separate components - rows, columns, chains or groups of tiles - to which tiles can be added. It may be that each player has their own separate layout, or that players have the option of playing on any component they choose where their play will fit.

Here is a list of traditional and invented domino games on pagat.com that have disconnected layouts.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z #

GamePlayersEquipmentGame type
Domino Roads 3, 4  [6:6]×2 match dice equal end matching pattern scoring
Dominoes Freecell Solitaire 1  [6:6] [9:9] [12:12] solitaire other matching rules pattern scoring
The Seven Pis 1  [6:6] solitaire equal end matching shedding
Trains 4–10  [9:9] [12:12] equal end matching train family shedding
Up-Down-Stop 1  [6:6] solitaire other matching rules shedding

Notes on the index

Invented games, mostly submitted by readers of pagat.com, are listed in italics.

The preferred number of players is shown in bold. Other numbers with which it is possible to play are shown in grey.
Western domino sets are indicated by the highest number of pips on a tile end - for example [6:6] is a standard double 6 set of 28 tiles, [12:12] is a set of 91 tiles with up to 12 pips on each end.
Game Type
Indicates the game's matching rule (for example 'equal ends) and objective (for example 'shedding' if the aim is to be the first to get rid of all one's tiles) and other families to which the game belongs.
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