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Rock Me Archimedes Board Game

Rock Me Archimedes

Game Rules / How To Play / Instructions



2

8+

30 MIN

$35

ABOUT THIS GAME

What to play a challenging game that also throws in a little gravity and physics? Rock Me Archimedes is a brain twisting game where your goal is to get four of your marbles to the end of the board but look out for the tipping point. You'll have to plan each move with the thought in mind "will this throw the board off balance?"

Rock Me Archimedes is a great looking game that will get conversations started when seen and can even be a stylish modern decoration to a room. Learn how to play Rock Me Archimedes below and feel free to let us know what you think. Give your brain something to crunch on and give Rock Me Archimedes a try today.

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Inside The Box You'll See A Wooden Rocker Board
  • A Wooden Platform
  • A Marble Tray
  • One Die
  • 12 Black Marbles
  • 12 White Marbles
  • Official Rock Me Archimedes Game Rules And Instructions

HOW TO WIN

In Rock Me Archimedes, you are trying to get four marbles to the end of the board without reading the tipping point.

HOW TO PLAY

Perparation: Set up board.

Game Play: 1. On your turn, either add one of your marbles to any space in the mid zone, or roll the die and move one or more of your marbles the number of spaces indicated.

2. If either end of the rocker board touches the table, the player who caused it to happen forfeits the game and his or her opponent wins.


Please keep in mind that the official Rock Me Archimedes rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions that came in the original packaging.

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COMMENTS / QUESTIONS

Share with us your comments, funny stories, tips, advice, strategies, creative ways to play, questions about how to play, problems with the directions or anything you want about Rock Me Archimedes. All submissions will be reviewed within 24 hours.

 
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Human Question:
Which game starts with the same letter as Mancala?

Chess, Uno, Monopoly, Ticket To Ride, Rummycube, Battleship


 
Graham says:
04-18-2020

Nana: Yes, you can move your marble in any direction. Sydney and Colette: A jump of any number of your opponent's contiguous marbles counts as "1" of your move steps, even if it's two or three or more marbles in a row. You cannot jump any of your *own* marbles, however. Maudie: You're right, that's a quirk in the rules, and, I believe, should be changed by a house rule. (Otherwise, everyone would just aim for their opponent's end zone — it's easier to get 3 there than to get 4 in your own!)
NaNa says:
12-28-2018

Can you move your marble backwards
Maudie says:
12-25-2018

What happens if your opponent has their marbles in your inzone and there is not room for you to put your foyr marbles there?
Sydney says:
05-29-2018

We would like clarification of the meaning of “move”, is jumping the opponents marble one move or two? For now we decided to use a house rule, until we have clarification otherwise. So, our house rule is: you can only jump an opponent if you roll a 2 or 3, and a jump would count as two moves.
Colette says:
10-29-2017

By jumping your opponent's marbles, is the consensus that 'jumping' means one opponent marble at a time with a space between them - as in Chinese Checkers - though the string of opponent marbles would constitute one move, OR, does the interpretation mean one jump involves vaulting over any number of adjacent opponent marbles with no spaces between them?
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