My family loves games – especially the kind that challenges your brain. Occasionally I get e-mails from Gamewright, sharing their latest games. Way back in June, I learned about a game called Rolling America that would be available this fall. It sounded like the perfect game to introduce to my 4th grader, who needs to learn the states this year.
About the Game
Whether or not you are familiar with the layout of the United States, you will see America in a whole new light after playing this dice game. Inventor Hisashi Hayashi crafted a unique system that deftly combines visual strategy and planning with a dash of dice-rolling luck. You’ll need to think through each number placement carefully as you fill in your map. You’ll also need to wisely utilize the three special powers (color change, guard, dupe) if you want to get a perfect score.
How to Play
Roll your way across the USA! In this captivating dice game, your goal is to fill in a map of the United States with the numbers rolled. The trick is that neighboring states can’t have numbers that differ by more than one. Everyone plays at the …read more