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The word domino comes from a Latin phrase meaning “flip.” A domino is a flat thumb-sized rectangular block with one side bearing an arrangement of spots, called pips, and the other blank or identically patterned (this is referred to as the “end”). A typical domino set contains 28 pieces. The pips are typically painted, but some sets use carved or inlaid wooden or metal disks instead.
Dominoes are used for a variety of games, most involving matching ends of adjacent pieces to form chains or a line. Most domino games fall into two broad categories, blocking and scoring games. The most popular games are domino and double six, but many other games exist that involve a different number of tiles or have other rules.
When playing domino, it is best to play on a hard surface to prevent the tiles from sliding off the table or being knocked over by other players’ plays. A domino’s pips are marked with a number from zero to nine, and each side of a domino is divided into squares, each containing from one to six pips. A domino with a blank side, or “end,” cannot be matched to any other tile and is sometimes called a wild or free piece.
While some people think that the act of laying down a domino is just an act of luck, there is much strategy involved in creating an entire row or a large domino pattern. The most common way to create a row of dominoes is to start with the center piece, which is often called a king or an ace. Then, add other pieces to either side of the king. If a player is careful to match the ends of their pieces, they can build a domino chain that will be difficult for other players to break.
Lily Hevesh has been a fan of the game of domino since she was a child. Her family had the classic 28-piece set, and she loved the feeling of flicking the first domino to watch it cascade down a line of other pieces. Now, Hevesh, 20, is a professional domino artist, and her YouTube videos of intricately designed domino sets have more than 2 million subscribers.
She also demonstrates how to create different designs, from 3-D sections to lines of dominoes that connect together in angular patterns. To help her customers understand the process, Hevesh breaks down the steps in an easy-to-follow video on her channel. She recommends starting small and making sure each behavior adheres to three key principles: 1. Keep it simple. 2. Repeat and practice. 3. Maintain momentum. These are the same principles she uses to train herself in new habits, like working out or brushing her teeth.