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Tric-Trac

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Tric-Trac or Shut the Box is an old game. How old nobody knows, but according to Wikipedia it was played in France and England in the 12th Century.

The many game variations make Tric-Trac suitable as a family game and it fits perfectly into the previous range of LEGO games, e.g. LEGO Chess, LEGO Ludo, LEGO Tic-Tac-Toe, and not to mention the new LEGO Ideas Maze.

The sturdy functionality is made with the help of LEGO Technic parts, and it is beautifully covered with tiles.

This Tric-Trac game, built of LEGO bricks, is a must-have for all families all over the world.

How to play:

At the start of the play all levers or tiles are cleared, showing all the numerals 1 through 9. On a player's turn, they roll the pair of dice and then cover or "shut" certain numbers that equal the total of their dice roll. For example a roll totaling 5 allows the player to shut either 1 and 4, 2 and 3, or just 5.

The player then rolls the dice again, aiming to shut out more numbers. This continues until the player cannot shut any available numbers, at which point they score one point per number covered. If the player manages to cover all the numbers in the game, they have "Shut the Box". Otherwise play passes to the next player, and after everyone takes a set numbers of turns the highest score wins.