RookSC

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RookSC
RookSCMain.png
Call partner game of Rook in progress
General Information
Current Version5.0
RequiredUniversal iOS5

This is not a Rook game. Rook Scorecard (Free Ad Version) is a simple application that lets you keep track of your Rook game scores without paper. Always know who the next dealer is, what the bids and trump were, and who is winning.

Using the application

Menu

Shown in the top left corner, this button opens the side menu.

Current Game: Shows the current game

Saved Games: Brings up a list of your current game and all your saved games. Selecting a saved game will make it the current game and thus playable. Saving this newly edited game will not overwrite any other saved games. Swiping on a saved game will allow you to delete it.

If any hands have been played on the current game you will be presented the option to save the game, not save the game, or cancel the selection.

Options: Shows the games options, see below.

Quit Game: Quits the current game and starts a new game.

If any hands have been played on the current game you will be presented the option to save the game, not save the game, or cancel the selection.

Sharing

Allows you to share a screen capture of your scorecard.

Links

Various links to SykoSoft.Net's web pages.

Starting

The first time the Scorecard opens starting a new game you will be asked who the dealer is: North, East, South, or West (also Up or Down if playing 6 players). These names can be changed on the options screen.

Bidding

Tap Bid. After the actual bidding is complete tap the number which the declarer bid. Then tap the name of the declarer. Then tap the trump color.

Swipe on the last hand to undo bidding.

Scoring

When the hand is over, tap Score. You will be asked how many points the bid winning team received, the rest goes to the other team.

Swipe on the last hand to undo scoring.

Options

Use 1's: Tells the App that the 1's will be used and are 15 points apiece. When using 1's the minimum bid is 85 and the max is 180.

Use Baby Bird / Red 1: Tells the App that you will be using the Red 1 as the highest trump OR that you will be using the Baby Bird (second highest trump, usually the Red 2). The point value of this card is set by the Baby Bird / Red 1 Value option.

Baby Bird / Red 1 Value: The point value of this special card. Defaults to 20. Baby Bird is usually 20 points and Red 1 is usually 30 points.

Call Partner: Tells the App if you are playing the "Call Partner" variation of Rook. See Below.

Track Called Cards: Tells the App if you would like to keep the which called cards were called throughout the game.


Call Partner

Bidding

Tap Bid. After the actual bidding is complete tap the number which the declarer bid. Then tap the name of the declarer. Then tap the trump color. You are then asked for which card the declarer called to determine their partner. When playing with 6 players you will be asked to enter 2 cards.

Swipe on the last hand to undo bidding.

Scoring

When the hand is over, tap Score. You will be asked how many points the declared or the defenders received (changeable on the bottom of the score list) and then you will be asked for the name of the partner for that hand. When playing with 6 players you will be asked for 2 teammates. The called card is shown in the upper right corner on the teammate selection list. The rest of the points go to the other team.

Swipe on the last hand to undo scoring.