Jacques Of London Shut the Box Compendium Reviews
Product Type: J.J.R. Distributions board games
Newest Review: ... playing for money or drinking forfeits. It is a very simple game. There are twelve wooden numbers. You roll the dice and then ... more
Customer Jacques Of London Shut the Box Compendium Reviews (2)
by - written on 26/08/12 (Useful, 20 readings)
~Features~ Baize Lined Mahogany Frame Poker Dice Normal Dice Cards Rulebook ~Review~ There are many different card games or poker games you can play with this set but I bought it to play shut the box and this is what I will focus on. Shut the box was a game we used to play at University. It normally either involved playing for money or drinking forfeits. It is a very simple game. There are twelve wooden numbers. You roll the dice and then using the total on the two dice you decide what numbers you want to flip down. For example if you rolled 8 you could flip down 1 and 7 or 3 and 4. You keep rolling the dice ... Read the complete review
by - written on 09/04/10, updated on 16/08/11 (Very useful, 176 readings)
When my daughters visit their Nan and Grandad they always seem to end up playing a very quick and easy game called Shut the Box. The girls love it and would happily play all day. I have to say that I had not heard of it before and it is definitely not one that I had played as a child so I have learned to play it with them. It was a game we always associated with the grandparents - that was until Christmas when we received a Jaques of London Shut the Box Compendium and now there's no stopping us! Jaques of London have been established since 1795 and they have established a reputation for producing quality games. Therefore it comes as no surprise that the ... Read the complete review
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