The Rikkoku Journey
This game uses the entire Rikkoku set, also known as the Six Countries of Aloeswood
Six unique kinds of aloeswood are used. A piece of each wood is cut, to about the size of a grain of rice, and wrapped. Six packets total. Each packet has a small hidden label inside which denotes the type of aloeswood it contains. The packets are shuffled and the game begins.
The Komoto or guests read the aroma descriptions for each wood of the Rikkoku.
The Komoto shuffles the packets, prepares and passes each wood to the guests. Used packets are laid out in the order they're used.
experience or "listen" to each aloeswood and matches the aroma of each of the
six woods with the official Kodo description for
the six woods of the Rikkoku. Each records
their answers on a their own answer sheet.
Scoring sheets would look something like this:
1st wood = Kyara
2nd wood = Manaban
3rd wood = Rakoku
4th wood = Sasora
5th wood = Sumotara
6th wood = Manaka
the packets used in their order, reads the hidden labels and reveals the answers.
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