- 4-PLAYER SHUT THE BOX: This high-quality game is everything you need for a new set of dice for 2-4 players. Crafted from medium stained solid wood & measuring 13.63 x 13.63 x 2 in., this version features ten wooden number tiles, which bring more numerical combinations into play than the standard nine number versions. The playing surface is lined with a brown billiard felt for scratch-free dice rolls. Four sets of dice are included, so each player gets their dice (red, green, blue, black).
- LEARNING TOOL: While this is an excellent game for families and friends of all ages, it is an excellent tool for teaching essential addition. The player rolls the dice, adds up the values, and then lays down the tiles that have the sum. These simple rules keep the player engaged in computing addition facts while enjoying a game with friends. Teachers prefer this game for its four-way play that allows multiple players, great for classroom activities!
- A PUB GAME: Originally, this game was played by fishermen off of Normandy. After a long day at sea, they would squander away their earnings by playing this betting game. It’s no wonder Shut the Box is still enjoyed in pubs across North America and Europe. While we don’t advocate gambling, we do advocate this beautiful, well-constructed Shut the Box game that will provide hours of fun wherever you go!
- GOOD FOR YOU: Did you know that playing board games can teach critical social skills like verbal communication, being patient, sharing, taking turns, and enjoying interactions with others? Games like Shut the Box foster the ability to focus and lengthens the player’s attention span. Playing games is an easy and excellent way to spend a slow, enjoyable time together. They are also rich in learning opportunities.
- WE GAMES: Making the world’s best traditional games since 1977. Our games are crafted with high-quality, sustainable materials with attention to fine details. We love bringing people together with our classic board games, and we know the joy of the game will be passed down to the next generation. WE Games donates time and resources to the Toy Foundation to help children in need who are facing many of life’s most difficult challenges.
WE Games has been making the world’s best traditional games since 1977. Each set is crafted with high-caliber, sustainable materials with thoughtfulness regarding fine details. This 4-Player Shut the Box game is a most loved amongst classroom teachers who use the prepackaged game to teach expansion in a fun way. It is also played in pubs across America and Europe.
- 4-Player Shut-the-Box game with 10 number tiles
- Wooden box measures 14 x 14 x 2 inches
- The felt-lined playing surface for quieter rolls of the dice
- Eight dice included (4 different colors)
- Fast-moving game of dice! Includes instructions and history of the game.
Shut The Box With Mini Buying Guide
Beautiful Coffee-Table Game
This high quality Shut the Box game is a beautiful addition to any room where people gather. Leave it out on your coffee table for all to enjoy. It is a board game that makes a beautiful house-warming or Father’s Day gift.
Shut any number of players can play the Box, although it is most enjoyable with two, three, or four. A few people even play the game solo as an interest likened to persistence. As played generally in English bars, Shut the Box is a betting interest with every one of the players paying a concurred sum into the “pool” toward the start. And the victor gathering the pool toward the finish of each round. In any case, it isn’t essential to bet to play the game.
A series of the game comprises of every player taking one turn. A player takes a turn by over and over, tossing the shakers until the player can’t proceed. Each gamble is taken as pursues:
If 7, 8, and 9 are altogether secured, the player chooses whether to toss one kick the bucket or two. If any of these three numbers are as yet revealed, the player must utilize both shakers. The player rolls the bite the dust or bones into the box and includes the pips. The player should then conceal a lot of impressive revealed numbers that signify the total tossed. So for example, if the total pips are 8, the player may pick one of the accompanying arrangements of numbers as long as the entirety of the numbers in the set is accessible to be secured:
- 7 & 1
- 6 & 2
- 5 & 3
- 5 & 2 & 1
- 4 & 3 & 1
The player at that point accomplishes precisely the same thing with a second throw, etc.
Once a number is covered up, it stays covered in this way. Eventually, the player will throw an aggregate for which it is unimaginable to expect to locate a lot of uncovered numbers. At the point when this occurs, the player scores the whole of the names that are as yet uncovered. So if the numbers 1, 5, and 9 are revealed and the player throws a 4, with alternatives 4 or 3 and 1, the turn completes, and the player’s score is 15.
If anybody prevails with regards to closing the case, for example, shutting every one of the numbers, that player wins by and large quickly and gets twofold the stake from all players. Something else, after every player has taken one turn, the champ of the round is the player with the most reduced score.
Health Benefits of Playing Shut the Box
Everyone knows that board games are fun and provide unplugged family time. Yet, did you realize that games like Shut the Box bring down your circulatory strain, develop? Your insusceptible framework, and reinforce your memory and intellectual aptitudes? The New England Journal of Medicine distributed an examination in 2003, connecting the playing of board games to the diminished occurrence of dementia and Alzheimer’s. Board games are likewise regularly utilized in treatment to fabricate verbal and social aptitudes. Doesn’t it feel great to mess around?