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You’ve got to let l o o s e in th is w il d wo rd - g ra b b in g ga me! You n ever kn ow w h at wo rd s th e ro l l of th e dice will brin g. J u s t f in d th em fas t a n d s h o u t th em out to be sure yo u g et th em b efo re a n yo n e el s e! Object: B e the first player to rea ch 50 p o ints by ca l l in g o u t a n d ta kin g word s in d ifferent categ o r ies w h ere th e 1 st, 2nd or last l etter in th e wo rd s m atch es a l etter on on e of the d ice ro l l ed .

Conte nts: 1 2 Lette re d D i ce 1 O rd e r D i ce 1 Time r 30 0 Cate gori es on 30 Ca rds Set up: 1 Set of R ules •Pick on e player to b e th e s co rekeep er. Yo u ’ l l n eed a piece of pa per a n d a p en cil . Wr ite ea ch p l ayer ’ s n a me in a colum n a l o n g th e to p of th e p a p er. •The youngest p l ayer w il l b e th e f irs t to ro l l th e dice a nd then p l ayers ta ke tu r n s ro l l in g , p l ay p ass in g to the left. P lay: • M ake s u re all playe rs a re rea dy before the d ice a re ro l l ed b ecau s e everyo n e p lays at the s ame t i m e a nd speed matters! • Fi rs t p l ayer s elects a category from a ca rd a n d p l a ces it o n th e ta b l e. Th e ye llow s i de h as eas i er topics, the pin k side is h a rd er. Th e p o ints a re th e s a m e no matte r w hi c h s i de you select. • Ro ll th e order di e to determin e the position of th e l etters . • P laye r ro l ls t h e di ce onto the ta ble. Turn the tim er. P l ay b eg in s im m ed iatel y as eve ryo n e looks at the dice a nd tries to fin d wo rd s th at m atch th e l etters . M ake s u re you match the words to the dice th at in d icates th e 1s t, 2n d o r l as t letter. • S i m pl y ye ll out your word a n d ta ke the matc h in g d ie b efo re th e tim er r u n s o u t. M ake s u re t hat w hen you ta ke the dice, you keep th e s a m e l etter u p s in ce th is shows yo ur poi nts . • Once th e t i me i s u p or a ll the dice a re gone, ca l cu l ate th e p o ints b as ed o n th e nu m be rs on t h e letter dice. That is your score fo r th at ro u n d . Th e s co rekeep er reco rd s eve ryone’s s core, a nd a dds scores after ea ch ro u n d . • The p l aye r to t he left sta rts a n other round by ro l l in g a g a in , a n d p l ay co ntin u es . W i n n i n g the G ame : Once a player rea ches 50 p o ints , th e g a m e is over a n d th at p layer i s t h e w i nner!

M a ke a KWA N : I f yo u are ab l e to co m e up w i t h wo rd s , w h e re yo u can use 1 l ette r d i e i n al l th ree p o si t i o ns ( 1 st , 2 nd o r l ast ) , sh o ut “ Sh ow m e th e Kwan!” and l ay t h e t i m e r o n t h e tab l e. Th e d ie can b e yo ur ow n, i t can b e o n t h e ta b l e, o r i t can b e w i t h yo ur o p p o ne nts. I f yo u h ave mad e t h e Kwan co rre ct l y, t h e ro und sto p s a n d p o i nts are co unte d . Yo u sco re 3 t i m es t h e l etter val ue + 5 p o i nts m o re. A nd i f yo u use d a n o p p o ne nt ’ s d i e, t h e o p p o ne nt d o es not sco re w ith that d i e. Ca rd s : Th e card s h ave an e asy / yo ung e r ye l l ow s id e a n d a h ard e r / o l d e r p i nk si d e. Eac h card h as 5 cate g o ri es, d i v i d e d i nto t h i ng s, p o p cu l tu re, p l aces/ act i v i t i es, l i sts and rand o m . Acceptab l e Wo rd s: Yo u can cal l o ut any wo rd th at is re l ate d to t h e to p i c. Eg . H i p H o p co ul d b e B eats, B l i ng , Kanye etc. o r D o g s co ul d b e s h ep h e rd , b o ne, fetc h , Sno o py, etc.

Gam e Vari at i o ns: •I f yo u are p l ay i ng w i t h so m e o ne w h o f i nd s i t to o h ard to f i nd t h e 2 nd o r t h e l ast l ette r i n wo rd s, yo u can ag re e t h at t h ey al ways g o fo r t h e 1 st l ette r w h i l e ot h e r p l aye rs use t h e 1 / 2 / L d i e. •M o re ad vance d p l ay : Co l l e ct i ng d i ce w h e n t h e 1 / 2 / L d i e sh ows “ 2 nd ” g i ves 1 ext ra p o i nt p e r d i e. Co l l e ct i ng d i ce w h e n t h e 1 / 2 / L d i e sh ows “ Last ” g i ves 2 ext ra p o i nts p e r d i e. Tak i ng t h e l ast of t h e 1 1 l ette r d i ce g i ves 3 ext ra p o i nts. •Yo u can use al l 5 cate g o ri es o n a card i nste ad of j ust o ne.

Fo r a n y co m m e nts, q uest i o ns o r co nce rns p l e ase e m ai l us at i nfo @ g ri d d l yg am es .co m . Ch eck o ut www. GR I D D LYGA M ES. co m fo r m o re fam i l y f un g am es. We woul d l ove to se e h ow m uc h yo u l ove p l ay i ng t h i s g am e. P l e ase se nd us a n y p h oto s of yo u e nj oy i ng t h e exc i t i ng g am e of KWA N . Kwa n was c re ate d by award w in n in g i nve nto r:

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