To get started, enter your player name and a game room. Other players can join your game with the same room name on their device.
In Yahtzee (also known as Poker Dice, Yacht, Generala), the goal is to score more points than your opponents. Each turn, you roll dice and then score one row on your scoresheet.
How to get started
Yahtzee is multiplayer! You can play by yourself, or with up to seven of your friends. To get started, enter a name for yourself (ex: "yahtzee-player-100") and a room name. The room name can be anything you like (ex: "Joan's room" 1). If you're playing with others, they can join your game by using the same room name.
Once you select Play Yahtzee, you'll see the scoresheet and an option to Start Game. Be sure all other players have joined before you start the game. They will not be able to join after you start the game.
A typical turn
First, you roll your dice, by pressing the Roll button. Based on what you rolled, you can score one row on your scoresheet, based on the following rules:
|Ones||Sum all the ones that you've rolled
|Twos||Sum all the twos that you've rolled
|Threes||Sum all the threes that you've rolled|
|Fours||Sum all the fours that you've rolled
|Fives||Sum all the fives that you've rolled
|Sixes||Sum all the sixes that you've rolled
|Three of a kind||If you have three of a kind, sum all your dice|
|Four of a kind||If you have four of a kind, sum all your dice|
|Full house||Three of a kind and two of a different kind (ex: 3,3,3,2,)|
|Small straight||Four in a row (ex: 1,2,3,4)|
|Large straight||Five in a row (ex: 2,3,4,5,6)|
|Yahtzee||Five of a kind - at least 50. See below for more details|
|Chance||Sum all your dice|
To score a row, simply tap or click on the corresponding row in the scoresheet under your player's column. Once you've scored a particular row, your turn ends. You can only score a row once per game - so choose wisely!
If you don’t like what you've rolled, don't worry - you have a total of three rolls every turn. Before your next roll, you may choose to keep dice by clicking or tapping on them. This will prevent those dice from being rolled. For example, if you've rolled 6,6,6,1,2 on your first roll, you may want to keep your sixes and roll for a four of a kind or Yahtzee.
The game continues until all players have filled out all rows, at which point the person with the most points wins.
You now know how to play Yahtzee! But there's a few more special rules you may want to learn:
The top section is the first six rows - ones, twos, threes, fours, fives and sixes. If the sum of your score in the top section is greater than or equal to 63, you automatically get 35 bonus points. Spectacular!
Your first Yahtzee is worth 50 points if you score it in the Yahtzee row. If you roll an additional Yahtzee, and you've already scored your Yahtzee, you:
If you roll a Yahtzee and you've already entered a 0 on your Yahtzee row, you may still use it as a wild card.
With 100 points. Spectacular!
|Round||person 1||person 2|
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