Object of the game: Scoring points by laying the dominoes end to end (the touching ends must match: i.e., one’s touch one’s, two’s touch two’s, etc.). If the dots on the exposed ends total any multiple of five the player is awarded that number of points. All sides of the first double (the spinner) may be used one piece to each side and later one to each end. All other doubles are played at right angles to the line and the total points on both ends are counted. Dominoing occurs when one player goes out by playing all of his dominoes. The sum of the spots of all opposing players is computed and added to the dominoing player’s score (rounded to the nearest five). In partnership play the spots of the partner of the one who “DOMINOED” are not counted.. If you don't see the game you're looking for here, try Other Domino Games for rules to even more domino games. Note: You'll find, as you browse thru the domino rules on this site, and compare them to rules in books, or or to rules on other web sites, that there are many minor points of difference. That's because dominoes has evolved as an . Straight Dominoes Number of Players: Type of Dominoes Used: Type of Game: One of the most popular of all domino games. The Shuffle: To begin the dominoes are placed face down and "shuffled." Players draw one domino. Begin Play: The player who drew the highest double or the highest domino plays .