Mr. Trailer gives instructions on how to play a fun game called Farkle. Players will need five dice. He recommends casino dice which come in a pack of five. First roll the dice to see who goes first. The objective is to get ones, fives, triples, or straights. You have to get 650 to get on the board. Keep score on paper to keep track. Once you get on the board you can "stay" or roll again. Triples are 100 x the number. For example three 6's would be 600, a 1 would be 100, etc. Mr. Trailer has ...
Math skills and strategic planning are essential to winning this ancient African game. You Will Need
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to play the hardwood board game, Marble Solitaire. This board comes in 2 different sizes, 11" and 16". This is only a 1 player game. The game starts with all 36 marbles outside of the field, leaving the empty hole in the middle of the board. To play, simply jump one marble over another and place it into the tray. Continue jumping over the marbles until there is only one marble on the field. If you end up with more than one marble, you lose. This video...
In order to play the game Risk, begin by setting up. Name a banker. Players choose a color. The number of players determines the number of armies. Remove the jokers from the country card packs. Shuffle the cards. Deal them face down. Players may not get an equal number.
OuijaFreak shows viewers how to use a Ouija Board alone! First, you need to gently set the pointer on the board. Next, place your hands very lightly on the pointer. You'll want to be barely touching the pointer. Hold your wrists up and keep your hand off the table. Your hands cannot be heavy on the table - you need to keep everything light. First, you should ask if 'anyone is here' when using the board. A response can take even 20 minutes or even longer. You have to be patient. If you are not...
In this chess video tutorial, Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk, with guest star Almira Skripchenko, will show you how to checkmate in just two moves that the Fritz 10 software program doesn't even recognize. Fritz 10 just can't solve this mate in 2 chess problem.
Grandmaster Alexandra Kosteniuk shows you in this chess video tutorial how to checkmate your opponent in just three simple moves. This mate in three moves problem is by Carlo de Grandi.
Warhammer 40,000 is an incredibly fun but daunting game for people to get in to. If you've been thinking of taking up Warhammer and you aren't sure where to start building your army, your expensive and beloved game set, watch this video to learn how to build an successful Warhammer 40k army with any race that will win you games.
Love chess, but hate having to stop in the middle of a game when you don't have time to finish? This DIY vertical chess set made by Redditor pigthunder will ensure you never have to abandon a game again. It hangs on the wall, so you can pick up where you left off anytime. Here's how to make your own.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to play marble pyramid. This is a 2 player game. Each player has 15 marbles. Players simply take turns placing the marbles onto the field. When 4 marbles form a square, a player is able to place a marble in the center to raise the marble level. Players continue placing and stacking the marbles until it forms into a pyramid. The player with the last marble on top wins the game. Players are also able to stack using their marbles from the field. This vid...
Mancala is a classic board game that is played as seriously as Westerner's play Chess in some Asian and African cultures. Traditionally, Mancala is played with either a wooden gameboard or even with holes in the ground or stone. The game pieces are made of marbles, seeds or stones and are distributed evenly on the board.
Steampunk, a vintage Victorian mechanical style, is one of the hottest design trends to date since faux bois. Get in on the trend while creating many hours of fun for yourself and friends by making this awesome steampunk style chess set. This chess set is comprised of various pieces of hardware, a found table, and common household chemicals.
Are you in the endgame of your chess game? Are you chasing that king around with a couple rooks and your king? Just can't get a checkmate? Well, use this basic checkmate pattern to end the game quick.
Who wants to play Risk the old fashioned way? No, I don't mean with armies and such, but the board game. Well, what if you wanted to play it on your wall? Then make a big game and build your own pieces, and see how to do it here. Watch the first video for making the board, the second for making the game pieces, and the third video for making the cards and dice.
This is a breakthrough technique that covers how to get a pawn to pass when 3 pawns square off against 3 pawns. If you ever get into this, remember these hints to get a queen out of it.
This is a discussion of a trap in the Ruy Lopez, Steinitz Defense. This is an important trap to know, because it shows what happens if Black tries to hold the center in the Steinitz.
See here the different ways you can win your chess game with only pawns and kings left to suffer.
In a recent episode of The Big Bang Theory, character Sheldon Cooper designed a highly complicated three-person game of chess, with an odd-shaped nonagon board and two new pieces—serpent and old woman. Seemingly pioneering, in truth, three-player chess has been around since the early-1700s, with many different variations, most of which retain the basic game structure and sixteen pieces that each player controls.
A standard straight up and down Beyblade launch usually sends your Beyblade spinning around the edge of the Bey Stadium. If your opponent's Beyblade is in the center of the stadium this means that you will lose a lot of power before you hit them and probably lose the round. This video will show you how you can angle your launcher to do a sliding shot that will cross the middle of the stadium and win you more Beyblade.
The winder is the ziptie-like cord that you pull through your Beyblade launcher to start your Beyblade spinning around the board. They often come bent into a near-circle when purchased, and this can cause your shots to lose power and even break your launcher. Watch this video for a quick guide to straightening your winder and keeping your Beyblade spinning strong.
There are two basic types of launchers you can use to play Beyblade: light launchers and Beylaunchers. They are both effective but play rather differently, so watch this video for a rundown of the differences and different strategies for each launcher type.
Beyblade is a fun game from Japan that is very similar to Spinjas but much more complex. If you're new to the game or just ant some expert advice watch this video to learn about the four mains types of Beyblade (attack, defense, stamina, balance) and how they can each be used to play better Beyblade.
The Eldar can be the most powerful army in Warhammer 40,000 if used properly, but using them right is easier said than done. In this video you'll learn how to make a really awesome 1750-point Eldar army that will mop up any other army in the game.
The Eldar Harlequins are some of the most charismatic and seldom-played models in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, but did you know that you can make an entire powerful army out of them? You can. Watch this video to learn how to make an awesome 1750 point army list out of Eldar Harlequins.
Eldar Wraithlords are one of the bigger, nastier things that the Eldar can throw out, and using three of them is a great way to distract your opponent from the rest of your army. Watch this video to learn some great tactics and strategies for using Eldar Wraithlords in Warhammer 40,000.
The Eldar are the Elves of the Warhammer universe, and like Elves they have all sorts of crazy pseudo-magical powers to destroy their enemies. Their tank is called the Fire Prism, and it is somewhat hard to use since it only has one unique gun. Watch this video to learn the proper tactics for using a Fire Prism in an Eldar army to crush your enemies.
The Assault Marines in Warhammer 40,000 never are sort of a tactical failure because they are so easy to shoot when using their assault packs. Watch this video to learn how one elite player uses them strategically in their army to win tournaments.
The Space Marine Dreadnought is one of the most powerful pieces a Space Marine player can deploy in Warhammer 40,000, but incorporating them into a good general strategy is crucial to their effectiveness. Watch this video to learn proper tactics and strategies for using Space Marine Dreadnoughts to crush your enemies.
Whether you're looking to publish your own game or just make your homebrew better, this tutorial is for you. Veteran game designer John Wick shares his insight earned from several decades of being a game designer to teach you how to write an awesome tabletop roleplaying game!
The Skrags/Gorgers are formidable opponents on the battle field in Warhammer, if you use them correctly. But half of having a good army is making sure they look good. In this video you will learn some techniques including glazes, layers, blends and more to pain a GREAT looking Gorger figure!
Although Candyland is a game of pure luck in a sense you can still increase your chances of winning. In this video you will get some tips on decreasing some bad draws from the card deck and getting yourself to victory!
Stippling is a technique by which you can apply a rust-like effect to the metal sections of a miniature you are painting and want to look haggard. This video will show you how to stipple paint onto a miniature to give them a realistic, rusty look. Think about using your paint brush like a sewing machine.
Chess is an amazing game of strategy, albeit pretty tough if you're playing against a good player. With the right strategies, however, you can become a pro in no time. This video will teach you some basic moves and strategies, as well as a way of thinking while playing, that will help you excel!
In this tutorial, we learn how to play the Dungeons and Dragons role playing game. To get started, you will most likely join an existing group, which is the easiest way to get started. You will be part of a story and have different adventures, depending on how your group is ran. You will need to have a full set of dice to play this, then go through the different adventures on the game. You will also need a character sheet to play and your player's handbook. Make your character, and pick all o...
In this tutorial, we learn how to make your own board game for 99 cents. First, trace out a name onto the board spelling out each letter. After this, break the letters down into different spaces, and color code them for different moves on the board. Write down the key for the colors underneath the name so you know what the colors mean. After this, draw the name onto a piece of paper, measuring out everything so all the spaces are the same size. Then, color in the spots on the board. Next, use...
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to checkmate an opponent in four moves in Chess. This task is very easy, simple and fast to do. Begin by moving your pawn to E4. Then on your next turn move the bishop to C4 to attack F7. Now move the queen to A5, which also attacks F7. Finish by moving the queen to F7. This is an automatic checkmate because the opponent will lose the king in either way. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy playing board games such as Chess, and would like ...
In this Games video tutorial you will learn how to play the Pente (Pentagon) marble game. It's a game of skill and strategy played on a 14" square hardwood game board. It can be comfortably played by 2 people or two teams. Teams do not have to be balanced (two against one, three against two, any combination). The board is divided into 3/4" squares. The unique feature of this board is the four holding trays for the playing gems. First decide who will start. The starting player places a gem at ...
Time to call up Guinness. Professors of Notre Dame University have supposedly invented the shortest possible game of Monopoly. Over in four turns (that's just nine rolls).
Chess is a serious game. People take chess so seriously that it is almost like a sport. All around the world people compete in matches and championships with this strategic game.
Marble Push is a marble game resembling Abalone in which the objective is to crowd six of your opponent's marbles off of a hexagonal marble board. Lose your marbles with this lovely & ludicrously ludic lesson.