Pieces o' Eight
2-player abstract strategy board game of placement, stacking and points accumulation. Players each have 8 pieces and score points by placing pieces on the board forming same-color piece squares. Playing for points, the best out of 3 games may be 1.
The Game's Up ...
2-player abstract strategy board game of movement, stacking and points accumulation.
COMPONENTS: square game board of 36 squares in a 6-by-6 grid, twelve 2-sided pieces, bag, rules. Each player begins the game with 4 of each piece which are numbered on either side (heads & tails) with: 1 & 6, 2 & 5, 3 & 4.
OBJECT: manipulate the pieces to stack up the most points by capturing as many of the opponent’s pieces possible. A stack consists of two or more alternating-colour pieces. Ownership of a stack is determined by the colour of the top piece. Players agree on a target score - e.g. 13 or 21 points and, throughout the game, keep a tally of the top numbers on all the pieces in their respective stacks. The first player to capture and stack sufficient pieces, to reach the pre-agreed total, is the winner ...
and the game’s up!
Luck o' the Irish Lucky Ladybugs Lucky Stars 7 Lucky Dragons
inspired by the octagonal marble horologion (timepiece),
depicting the eight wind deities, that features sundials, a water clock and a wind vane on the Roman agora in Athens.
derived from the Greek 'having three stones'.
2, 3 or 4 players accrue points while building the megalithic monument Stonehenge with colourful blocks.
Stack 'em Up ... towering dice!
Line 'em Up ... domino dice!