If you enjoy playing Rummikub then you will also find this board game up to your liking. Okey is a nice game which brings the traditional Turkish game of Okey to your Android phones and allows you to play different variations of it. It is a tile-based game in which you have to create sets from the tiles which are given to you by continuously taking and replacing tiles which you don't need. The player that is able to form valid sets from all of his 14 tiles first wins the game. It is an addictive game which is incredibly popular in Turkey and is usually played there by people of all ages. Because of its similarity with Rummikub, you won't find it difficult to learn how to play it.
Okey has a smooth gameplay with beautifully rendered animations and graphics which make playing it a visual treat. There is a tutorial available which provides detailed instructions on how to play this board game and ways of forming valid sets. You can access it by clicking the question mark icon. Moreover, there is a training mode included in this board game too which allows you to get a better understanding of how the game is to be played. There are three different game modes provided to you in Okey in addition to the training mode. These game modes are Quick Game, Bet, and Countdown. In Bet, you get to place wagers on the game while in Countdown, you start from a set number of starting points. Quick Game is the most basic variation of the game.
When playing any game mode of Okey, you have to continuously keep an eye on the tiles you have available. Set them out in sets and see which tiles are of no use to you. When your turn comes, you can either take a tile from the bank in the center or take the one discarded by the player before you. You also have to discard a tile you don't require to complete your turn. When you are able to form valid sets from all your tiles, drop the discarded tile in the bank to win the game. Winning games grant you both experience and coins. The experience can help you increasing your level and unlocking trophies while coins can be used for buying new themes and for placing wagers in the betting game.
Okey provides various themes to you for personalizing your experience of playing this board game. Two of the themes are available for free while the rest need to be purchased either by spending coins or gems. You can purchase gems and coins from the shop section of the game or earn them for free by watching video advertisements and liking the Facebook pages of the game and the developer. There are various features offered to you in this board game too which can enhance your gameplay experience and give you an edge over the other players.
- Multiple game modes
- Detailed instructions on how to play the game
- Create valid sets from all 14 of your tiles to win
- Continue taking and replacing tiles until someone wins
- Earn coins and experience for each win
- Unlock trophies by increasing your experience
- Various themes available
- Wide range of features to use and unlock
- Option to connect the game with Facebook
Okey is a gaming app which is marketed towards fans of board games which involve tiles. It offers them the chance to participate in different variations of the traditional board game, Okey which is played among four players and resembles Rummikub in its appearance and use of tiles and boards. It is a nice game to have on your phone especially if you are Turkish and like playing board games in general.