Board Games

A board game is a game that involves the movement of counters or pieces on a pre-marked surface or "board," based on a set of rules. These games usually have a goal which a player strives to achieve.

Asked in Math and Arithmetic, Board Games, Statistics

Odds of not rolling 3 doubles in a row?

User Avatar
1/6 x 1/6 x 1/6 = 1/216 is the odds of getting three doubles in a row so I suppose the odds of not rolling three in a row is 215/216 or 99.54% chance.
Asked in Board Games, Word Games, Card Games

What is a 4 letter name of a card game?

User Avatar
Spit, brag... Solo, skat, snap, crib (i.e. cribbage commonly shortened to this), fish...
Asked in Board Games

Which is the best trivial pursuit edition?

User Avatar
The original Genus edition. and another good one is the All American edition.
Asked in Board Games, Checkers

How many pieces are in Chinese checkers?

User Avatar
Chinese checkers is played by between 2-6 opponents, each of whom start with 10 men.
Asked in Board Games, Monopoly (game)

What are the Street Names and colors on British Monopoly?

User Avatar
In order from Go to Go, Brown set; Old Kent Road, Whitechapel Blue set; The Angel Islington, Euston Road, Pentonville Road Pink set; Pall Mall, Whitehall, Northumberland Avenue Orange set; Bow Street, Malborough Road, Vine Street Red set; The Strand, Fleet Street, Trafalgar Square Yellow set; Leicester Square, Coventry Street, Piccadilly Green set; Regent Street, Oxford Street, Bond Street Purple set; Park Lane, Mayfair And at squares 5, 15, 25 and 35 are the stations Kings Cross, Marylebone, Fenchurch and Liverpool Street.
Asked in Board Games, Statistics, Probability

What is the probability of drawing a king or a diamond from deck of standard cards?

User Avatar
King = 1 in 13 Diamond = 1 in 4 Combined, the probability would be 4 in 13 of getting a king or a diamond.
Asked in Board Games, Fortunetelling, Probability

How many arrangements of a deck of 52 cards?

User Avatar
There are 52*51*50*49*48*47*46*45*44... (and on, and on and on) *3*2 arrangements of 52 cards, assuming that cards are not allowed to repeat (ie, once drawn, they are removed from the deck)
Asked in Video Games, Board Games, NBA Live

Does anyone remember a board game where there were little bags of gold that you could go around and 'steal'?

User Avatar
It took me a while, but I finally found it in the book _Board Games_ by Desi Scarpone (a book for board game collectors). It is called "Hide 'n' Thief" and was made by Whitman in 1965. She lists it as going for $30-$40 dollars at year 2002 prices, but ... I couldn't find even one copy anywhere on the internet for sale. There is a guy selling replacement pieces, but not the whole game. :) So, good to know what it is called, but... acquiring a copy is still a challenge. I don't know if you are still looking for it, but I just found it on eBay. I remember playing this with my mom and brother, it was fun. Here is the link. http://toys.shop.eBay.com/items/?_nkw=Hide+'n'+Thief&_sacat=233&_ex_kw=&_mPrRngCbx=1&_udlo=&_udhi=&_sop=12 If you didn't get that eBay copy, Don's Game Closet might be able to help you find a copy of Hide n' Thief game. Their customer service people are awesome. Here is a link to their website: http://www.donsgamecloset.com Boardgame Guy
Asked in Board Games, Probability

Which Queen is depicted on playing cards?

User Avatar
The queen on a standard modern deck of Anglo-American playing cards depicts no one in particular, and is most likely a distorted version of older versions of European cards. Older sets of cards typically varied based on the origin of the card. Face cards typically depicted historical figures of religious or political importance. Source: Wikipedia
Asked in Shopping, Board Games, Monopoly (game)

What was the 600 dollar Monopoly game from Neiman Marcus made out of?

User Avatar
In 1978, Neiman Marcus first offered a $600 Monopoly set made entirely of chocolate.
Asked in Board Games

How much money do you start with in LIFE?

User Avatar
You should start with 1,500 dollars
Asked in Toys, Board Games, Chinese Language and Culture, Checkers

How do you play Chinese checkers Not the star board but with the board with many Chinese pieces with Chinese symbols on them?

User Avatar
This game is not Chinese checkers. This game is Chinese Chess. It is somewhat the same as International Chess. This site will show you what the pieces are and how to move them. Chinese Chess is not too hard to learn, but it is sooo much fun to play!! i love you call me lol :)
Asked in Board Games

What is a bush in cribbage?

User Avatar
A Bush in Cribbage is a 12 point hand. Any way you come to 12 points, doesn't matter, it's called a bush. Origin: Master Cribbage Player Jon Fry, from rural Wisconsin, coined the phase "Bush" after spilling his Busch Light beer on his 12 point hand by accident. The term "Bush" stuck ever since.
Asked in Board Games, Probability

How many aces are there in 52 deck of card?

User Avatar
Four: Ace of spades, Ace of clubs, Ace of hearts and the Ace of diamonds
Asked in Board Games, Monopoly (game)

What are the four railroads of Monopoly?

User Avatar
They are Reading, Pennsylvania, B&O, and Short Line in the game of monopoly.
Asked in Board Games, Adolf Hitler, iPod Touch, Kingdom Hearts Chain of Memories

Where can you buy a copy of The Great Dalmuti?

User Avatar
Well, I just did a search and it looks like it might actually be in print again... saw it on Amazon for about $13 (November 2007). If you can't find it though, try used board game places like areyougame.com, boardgamegeek.com, and funagain.com. ... and of course, there is always eBay, if you can stand the wait and the risk.
Asked in Board Games, DIY Projects

How do you win the Cracker Barrel triangle game?

User Avatar
The triangular game is one of several variants of peg-removing games (another common shape is a cross) in which the goal is to remove pegs according to some set of rules, usually by "jumping" them, until there is only one peg remaining. Instructions are available at the link below.
Asked in Toys, Board Games

How many pieces are in a domino set?

User Avatar
28. That is the answer for a standard double 6 set. Double 9 sets with 55 tiles are also readily available. The formula for the number of tiles in a double x set is x*(x+1)/2
Asked in Board Games

Do you cut cards in cribbage?

User Avatar
No, it is customary to not offer the cut to your opponent in a game of cribbage. Some people will take a point if you offer the cut.
Asked in Board Games, Magic and Illusions, Magic: The Gathering

What are the dimensions of a Magic The Gathering card?

User Avatar
63 x 88 mm (2.5 by 3.5 inches) 6.3 x 8.8 cm Less than 1 mm thick. approx .2877 mm thick.
Asked in Board Games, Monopoly (game)

How much money do you get in monopoly junior?

User Avatar
You start off with 5 ones,3 twos,4 threes,and 2 fives!
Asked in Board Games

When was trivial pursuit invented?

User Avatar
it was invented on December 15, 1979