The object is to get the gold die, but don’t just grab it. You can take up to three dice during each turn, but you can’t take the gold die until the very last play of the game. Sounds simple, but it’s trickier than you might think. There are different ways to play and each match takes only a few minutes—but uses lots of planning and maneuvering to stay one step ahead of your opponent.
Maker Vanessa Nobrega and husband Mark Ellingson are a game-loving and game-making couple who are also behind the math game, Mobi. They were inspired by the classic strategy game, Nim, to make this dice-based version. Once you start playing, it’s hard to stop, which we think is the hallmark of any good game.