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Yut-Nori - Happy New Year !

12-31-2018 09:40 PM by metolius | 0 comments »

My mother-in-law is Korean and had recently been describing new year traditions; consisting of foods, blessings, gifts, formal attire, and a game. The game is called Yut-nori, as she described this further, she offered that I should produce some Yut sticks and we should play. I read up on it and learned that the game is likely 2000 years old or such : Wiki-page. The play is a lot like parchisi. Four pieces are moved around a board according to the roll of die, and the first player to get all four around and home wins. A twist is that the play doesn’t use dice. Instead 4 two-sided things are tossed and movement is determined by how many face up. Traditionally, these ar...

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