Zung Jung vs Hong Kong

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Zung Jung vs Hong Kong

Post by Nick12345 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:41 pm

I am new to zung jung. Beside scoring differences, what are rules differences of zung jung and Hong Kong?

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Re: Zung Jung vs Hong Kong

Post by Shirluban » Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:45 pm

Almost all mahjong rules have a very similar rulesets, the major difference being the scoring.
Some have very distinctive features like dora or jokers; beside that, it's mostly fine-prints.
Unfortunately, very few rules have an authoritative rulebook. Others, like Hong Kong, vary from one players' group to another.

So, beside scoring, there are probably more differences between two Hong Kong house-rules, than between Hong Kong and Zung Jung.
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