Rock Me Archimedes Board Game

How To Play Rock Me Archimedes

Rock Me Archimedes Game Rules (PDF Instructions)


Players
2
Ages
8+
Play Time
30 MIN
Cost
$35
HOW TO PLAY
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
The game Rock Me Archimedes should come with the following components. These are based off of the original game and don't include components from any expansion packs or different editions.

  • 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
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 Win
OFFICIAL GAME RULES
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 and will teach you how to play Rock Me Archimedes. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.



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Beth says:
06-13-2023

Are players required to use all their marbles or does each player only use what it takes to win
Luis says:
04-07-2022

Hi, I am wonder if someone knows what happen if both players have 3 marbles in both sides? I had this situation and we blocked each other. Thanks,
Angelo says:
12-02-2021

Does the game have rules and instructions in italian ?
Miguel says:
08-13-2021

If you start with no marbles on the board how can you throw the dice as there are no marbles as yet to move? So does this mean the first move has to be to place marbles in the central area?
Luke says:
02-16-2021

Can u jump 2 opponent marbles at a time or just 1?
Nancy says:
01-03-2021

what happens if opponent dropts marble
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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