Certain games (such as Treasure Hunt, Dice and Slice, etc.) require strategic arrangements of various G-patterns (earned by the G-player) on a G-score-sheet to compute the scores. The procedure is fairly complicated, but very rewarding. We shall try to explain the methodology with some definitions and illustrations. (see below)

A G-suit consists of 6 G-cards, with some G-patterns contributing to certain types which earn points (ranks):

RANK | G-SUIT | DEFINITION |
---|---|---|

1 | 1-pair | 2 identical G-colors or G-shapes; plus 4 misc. irrelevant G-patterns. |

2 | 2-pairs | 1-pair of one pattern (G-color or G-shape) and another pair of a different pattern; plus up to 4 misc. irrelevant G-patterns. |

3 | 3-pairs | similar definition to "2-pairs" above |

4 | triplet | 3 identical G-colors or G-shapes; plus 3 misc. irrelevant G-patterns |

5 | triplet-pair (full-house) | a triplet of one pattern (G-color or G-shape) and another pair of a different pattern; plus up to 3 misc. irrelevant G-patterns. |

6 | 2-triplets | a triplet of one pattern (G-color or G-shape) and another triplet of a different pattern; (plus 2-3 misc. irrelevant G-patterns). |

7 | quad | 4 identical G-colors or G-shapes; plus 2 misc. irrelevant G-pattern. |

8 | quad-pair | 4 identical G-colors or G-shapes, plus 1-pair of identical G-pattern. |

9 | quad-triplet | 4 identical G-colors or G-shapes, plus 1-triplet of identical G-pattern. |

10 | 2-quads | 4 identical G-colors and 4 identical G-shapes virtually; or vice versa. |

11 | quintet | 5 identical G-colors or 5 identical G-shapes; plus 1 misc. irrelevant G-pattern. |

12-15 | quintet-etc. | quintet-pair, quintet-triple, quintet-quad, or 2-quintets. |

16 | sexplet | 6 identical G-colors or 6 identical G-shapes. |

17-21 | sexplet-etc. | sexplet-pair, sexplet-triple, sexplet-quad, sexplet-quintet, or 2-sexplets. |

NOTE: There can be multiple *virtual* G-suits represented by one or more *physical* sets of G-patterns (i.e. a set with identical G-color as well as identical G-shape)

e.g. 2 *virtual* pairs can be represented by a single *physical* pair (i.e. the same pair of Heart is also a pair of Orange)

See the 4 illustrations below:

Please try to pay special attention as how to distinguish the following 2 terms: section and sector.

The G-score-sheet displays a disk (of 3 concentric rings) containing a total of 10 sections:

- 1 section on the inner-most center (bull's eye)
- 3 sections on the middle concentric ring (with dotted lines to help identify the sectors)
- 6 sections on the outside ring

Consider the disk as divided into 6 sectors (pie slices), numbered 1 to 6. Each sector fans out from the center to the outside ring, thus spanning 3 sections.

For scoring purpose, you put exactly 2 G-cards on each of the 3 sections that make up a sector. The score is based on the G-suit (set pattern) of the 6 G-cards on each sector. Note that the sections within the inner and middle rings are shared amongst the 6 sectors. Thus you can raise your score considerably via strategic arrangement. Compute your total score on the G-score-form provided.

NOTE: You may have to forfeit some (1 to 3) G-cards if they cannot make up a sector.

The following 3 figures illustrate how one can arrange the same set of G-cards 3 different ways to achieve different total scores. Note that the only difference in arrangement between Figure 1 and Figure 2 is simply swapping the center section with a middle section. And Figure 3 contains 2 *virtual* G-suit (marked in brackets).

Sector --- G-Suit |
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | Score | Rank | Total |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

1-pair | 1 | ||||||||

2-pairs | GR | -- Y |
5 | 2 | 10 | ||||

3-pairs | 3 | ||||||||

triplet | 4 | ||||||||

triplet-pr | YG | 1 | 5 | 5 | |||||

2-triplets | GR | 2 | 6 | 12 | |||||

TOTAL SCORES | 27 |

Sector --- G-Suit |
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | Score | Rank | Total |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

1-pair | 1 | ||||||||

2-pairs | GR | -- Y |
4 | 2 | 8 | ||||

3-pairs | 3 | ||||||||

triplet | 4 | ||||||||

triplet-pr | -- YG |
2 | 5 | 10 | |||||

2-triplets | GR | 2 | 6 | 12 | |||||

TOTAL SCORES | 30 |

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Sector --- G-Suit |
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | Score | Rank | Total |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

1-pair | 1 | ||||||||

2-pairs | 2 | ||||||||

3-pairs | G | 2 | 3 | 6 | |||||

triplet | 4 | ||||||||

triplet-pr | Y | (G) | 2 | 5 | 10 | ||||

2-triplets | GR | 1 | 6 | 6 | |||||

quad | 2 | 7 | 14 | ||||||

quad-pr | (Y) | 2 | 8 | 16 | |||||

TOTAL SCORES | 52 |

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