Re: Question: how to determine game value after playing a h
The score is based on the jacks/matadors the solo player actually had available, regardless of whether he had them during bidding or picked them up with the skat. This is true even if he plays a "hand" game and did not look at or use the skat. And yes, this means you can lose a game although you got more than 60 points, in case you bid more than the hand's value.
Now how do you keep track of this? With practice! I.e., keeping track of matadors (and aces, and if you can, all other cards, too ) is a necessary skill for playing well. If you really can't remember (and it happens, especially if it's late and beer is involved), you need to reconstruct the game by looking at the tricks. But the default assumption is that you do remember.