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Parcheesi Children's Game

Parcheesi Game Rules

Parcheesi Children's Game Instructions

Average Price: $20.00
Playing Time: 30 min.
Ages: 6+
Players: 2 - 4
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Parcheesi, the board game is based on the Indian game of pachisi. Originating in the U.S. in 1860, Parcheesi is a long-time favorite game for families. Players try to get all four of their pawns around the board from their starting position to their home row. Competition can get pretty tough when other players get in the way by capturing pawns and sending them home, erecting blockades, or finding ways around your traps.

Parcheesi is a wonderful game for families, but be aware, there are small pieces which can be a choking hazard for young children. Also check out Parcheesi Deluxe and Parcheesi Royal Edition for more Parcheesi fun for the whole family.

To win Parcheesi you must be the first player to move all four of your pawns from your start circle to home.

Parcheesi, the game, should come with game board, 16 pawns, 2 die, and complete Parcheesi game rules and instructions.

Parcheesi Children's Game Rules:
Please keep in mind that the official Parcheesi childrens rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions on how to play Parcheesi.

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Chris says:

If I want to pass home in order to land on someone, may I go around the board again....or do I have to go home?
Brian says:

I have two pawns in the entry space already, and I roll a 3 and a 2. What happens now? In particular, do I get to keep my blockade, or do I have to give it up?
Chuck says:

Double 6's rolled can 1's be used to pass an occupied blue safe space? This created an argument.I say the 1's have to be used as separate moves an cannot be used together to pass an occupied blue safe space...HELP !
grannie says:

Craig, you did not roll a 14. You rolled 6,6,1,1. You can move 6, then 1, then 1 to get 8. You can also move 1,6,1 or 1,1,6. You might be able to hit multiple pawns by moving in a different order. You still have another 6 to be used by that pawn or or by another.
William Auger says:

If I have three of my pawns in the home square and my last pawn is three spaces from home, I need a total of four on my roll to get my last pawn home. Does this mean that I can only move the last pawn home by rolling a three and a one...or can I use the count on one die one die is a four? Thank you.
tim says:

Can I move my pawn onto my home path if the homepath is blocked at the bottom by an oponents pawn on the safe space? Can I go around the oponnents pawn?
Tim says:

I know I can't land a pawn on a safety space if it has an opponent pawn on it but can I pass the opponent pawn as long as I don't land on the safety space where the opponent pawn it.
Tim says:

Just learning to play Parchees . Regarding reaching home.If for example a pawn is 1 space away from home and one die has 1 0n it and the other has six can I move to home by using just the 1 count on one die and then move another pawn six spaces? Thankyou
Tamara says:

If you roll doubles but cannot move any pawns, you still get to roll again because the rule book says you roll again whenever you get doubles.
Tamara says:

Each die is a separate move so if you roll double 1's, then you would move your pawn one space because that is the only move you can make if your other 3 pawns are in home base
CB says:

3 of my pawns are in the home square. My last pawn is on the last space on the home path. The rules state that you need to move the exact role. How can I move 1 space if the lowest role I can get is 2? (1+1)
anthony says:

My daughter has a pawn on the last space of her home row and her other three pawns not yet entered. If she rolls double-sixes, is her turn over or does she get to roll again?
Dan says:

Yes you can use the pawn that captured another pawn to move the 20.
yo says:

Can a player send you home and use that same pawn to move twenty
CarpieD says:

You can combine any moves on a Doublet Bonus. For example, you can move ONE pawn the 8 spaces to capture an opponent, but then move a different pawn(s) the rest of the roll (6). Then take your 20 spaces for capturing the opponent.
craig says:

I have a question about a rule - all pawns are out, rolled double 6's I only want to move one pawn, I have a pawn I can capture 8 spaces away, do I have to move it as 14 or can I break it up to capture the pawn then finish my move with the same pawn.
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