Shut The Box Board Game

How To Play Shut The Box

Shut The Box Game Rules (PDF Instructions)


Players
2+
Ages
5+
Play Time
30 MIN
Cost
$25
HOW TO PLAY
This clever game is great for a wide range of ages. The younger kids will like it as a counting game while older kids and adults will enjoy it for the strategy behind it. Shut The Box comes is a variety of different versions and styles but the basic game play is usually about the same. Most games are well built and sturdy with its wood constructions so it should last you for a long time.

Shut The Box has a clever look to it and can range from affordable to really expensive. The game has been around for a while and also goes by a couple different names including Bakarat, Canoga, Klackers, Batten Down the Hatches, kingoball, Trictrac and Jackpot. Give this game a try and see if you can become the Shut The Box champion.

WHAT'S INCLUDED
The game Shut The Box 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.

  • You Should Have A Game Box
  • 2 Dice
  • Official Shut The Box Game Rules And Instructions
HOW TO WIN
How to Win
You can win by either flipping down all the tiles or having the lowest score.
How to Win
OFFICIAL GAME RULES
Please keep in mind that the official Shut The Box 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 Shut The Box. Download these original PDF game rules or print them for later use.


COMMENTS / QUESTIONS
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Human Question:
Which game starts with the same letter as Mancala: Chess, Uno, Monopoly, Battleship or Rummycube





Sharon Johnson says:
12-22-2022

The game of Shut the Box I ordered arrived today but did not have instructions for how to play.
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