KNUCKLEBONES RULES PDF

KNUCKLEBONES RULES PDF

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Knucklebones is the game that had inspired the Crazy Bones franchise. It is a gamethat originated in the ancient Greek and Roman empires, played with usually. Knucklebones, Fivestones, or Jacks, is a game of ancient origin, usually played with five small objects, or ten in the case of jacks. Originally the “knucklebones”. Knucklebones origins and rules. Origins. Knucklebones, Astragale (from the ancient Greek), or Tali (from Latin) was a game inherited from the ancient Greeks, .

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This Jacks game is usually played with sheep’s knucklebones. You need a set of five knucklebones to play the game. There are lots of steps in the game, starting with ‘Plains’.

The steps get harder as knuclkebones move through them. Before you start to do each step, choose your playing piece your ‘taw’ by jockeying. Hold all five jacks knucklbones your hand. Throw them up, turn your hand over quickly knucklevones catch as many as you can on the back of your hand.

It’s easier to catch them if you spread your fingers a little bit. Throw them up again from the back of your hand, turn your hand over quickly and catch as many as you can in your palm. If you only caught one, that becomes your taw.

Jockey to choose your taw. Throw up your taw, quickly pick up one jack from the ground and catch your taw again all with the same hand. If successful, keep your taw and put the other jack aside. Pick up one jack at a time until all have been picked up. Then go on knucolebones Twos. If there are three jacks on the ground, pick up two first and then one. This applies to all steps – the correct number of jacks are picked up first. Pick up three jacks, then one.

Pick up all four jacks together. Instead of jockeying, scatter the jacks on the ground knuc,lebones pick up a taw without ‘tipping’ moving any of the other jacks.

Do the same steps as in Plains. When you get up to Scatter Fours, you can quickly call out “Dumps”, and this lets you dump all five jacks in a pile on the ground instead of scattering them.

Choose a taw from the pile riles ‘tipping’. Throw up your taw, pick up all four jacks onucklebones once, and catch your taw rule. But if another player calls out “No Dumps” first, you have to scatter the jacks and pick them all ru,es together from where they land. Played the same as Scatters, except that one of the other players is allowed to act as a friend, and choose a taw for you which will be easy to pick up without ‘tipping’.

Played the same as Scatters, except that one of the other players chooses a taw for you which is hard to pick up without ‘tipping’. Instead of jockeying, dump the jacks in a pile, choose a taw from the pile without ‘tipping’, throw it up and pick up the rest all together. You have to quickly say “Dumps” as you put them down, otherwise someone else can say “Breaks” first, then they are allowed to hit the pile and scatter the jacks, making rulles really knuckllebones for you to pick them all up together.

This step is played using different coloured jacks. Dump the jacks in a heap on the ground. Choose one for your taw, as in Dumps. The remaining jacks are picked up one at a time, but the colour of each one must be called out first.

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If you want to make this step harder, one of the other players can call out the colours, and you must pick them up as she calls them out. Played the same as Plains Ones, but when the jacks are caught, they must click together in your hand.

Rles the same as Plains Ones, but when the jacks are caught, there must be no knucklebons at all. Pick up the jacks from the ground and scatter them.

Proceed the same as for Scatter Ones, but each jack picked up must be held in your playing hand until all have been picked up. Keep holding all the jacks you have caught. Throw them all up as taws, pick up one jack from the ground, and catch all the others. Each jack you pick up becomes a taw, and is thrown up with the others.

Repeat until all jacks have been picked up. Throw up your taw, pick up one jack and throw it straight into the air, catch your taw and then catch the other jack. Put the tips of the fingers of your other hand on the ground, to make four arches or ‘stables’. If you have caught any extra jacks, place them inside different stables. The remaining ‘horses’ must be swept across and into the empty stables – a different stable for each horse. Throw up your taw, sweep one of the remaining jacks across and into one of the empty stables.

You can sweep as many times as you like. When all horses are inside, take your hand away, throw the taw up, pick up all the horses together and catch the taw. Put the tips of the index finger and thumb of your other hand on the ground, to make a wide arch. Throw your taw up, sweep one of the knuckleboness across and through the arch with a single sweep, and catch your taw.

Repeat until all knhcklebones have gone through the arch. When all jacks are through, take your hand away, throw the taw up, pick up all the jacks together and catch the taw.

Jockey to choose your taw, then place your other hand flat on the knucklsbones. This is the line. If you have caught any extra jacks, place them together on the other side of the line. Throw up your taw, pick up a jack and place it with the others knucklsbones the line, then catch your taw. Repeat until all jacks are over the line, then take your hand away, throw up your taw, pick up all the jacks together and catch your taw.

Played the same way as Over the Line, but your other kknucklebones is placed vertically, with the little finger touching the ground, to make the high jump. Played the same way as Over the Line, but the jacks must be dropped through a circle made by the index finger rulea thumb of your other hand.

Activity 1E: Knucklebones: A Game of Skill

Some players rest the hand on the ground, and others hold it about 10 inches off the ground approx. In this step, Granny’s ‘false teeth’ are pulled out. Place four jacks in the spaces between the fingers of your resting hand and hold them there. Place your hand on the ground. Throw up your taw, take a ‘tooth’ from between the fingers and catch the taw. Throw up the taw again, put the tooth down on the ground, catch the taw.

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Do this for each of the teeth. When all four are together on the floor, throw up the taw, pick them all up and catch the taw again. Played the same way as Scatter Ones, but the taw must be caught using a quick downward snatching movement, instead of landing in your palm.

You’re only allowed to use one hand to jockey, pick up and catch the jacks and do sweeps. After you complete one step, move on to the next and keep going until you drop a jack or make a mistake. When you jockey, some of the jacks will fall to the ground. You have to pick them up from where they fall, unless the step you’re doing allows you to pick them up.

The more jacks you catch when jockeying, the better. Throw up your taw, sweep a jack closer, catch your taw. You can sweep as many times as you like until the jacks are close enough to pick up, but you have to catch the taw each time you sweep.

If you drop the taw you lose your turn. How to Jockey 1. Pick up two jacks at a time. Scatters Instead of jockeying, scatter the jacks on the ground and pick up a ruules without ‘tipping’ moving any of the other jacks.

Friends Played the same as Scatters, except that one knucklebone the other players is allowed to act as a friend, and choose a taw for you which will be easy to pick up without ‘tipping’. Enemies Played the same as Scatters, except that one of the other players chooses a taw for you which is hard to pick up without ‘tipping’.

Dumps Instead of jockeying, dump the jacks in a pile, choose knhcklebones taw from the pile knuclebones ‘tipping’, throw it up and pick up the rest all together. Colour Dumps This step is played using different coloured jacks. Clicks Played the same as Plains Ones, but when the jacks are caught, they must click together in your hand. No Clicks Played the same as Plains Ones, but when the jacks are caught, there must be no click at all.

Little Jingles Jockey to choose your taw. Juggles Jockey to choose your taw.

Ancient Greek and Roman Games Knucklebones

Horse in the Stable Jockey to choose your taw. Through the Arch Jockey to choose your taw. Over the Line Jockey to choose your taw, then place your other hand flat on the ground. Over the Jump Played the same way as Over the Line, but your other hand is placed vertically, with the little finger touching the ground, to make the high jump. Thread the Needle Played the same way as Over the Line, but the jacks must be dropped through a circle made by the index finger and thumb of your other hand.

Granny’s False Teeth In this step, Granny’s ‘false teeth’ are pulled out.

Catching Flies Played the same way as Scatter Ones, but the taw must be caught using a quick downward snatching movement, instead of landing in your palm.