In Quixx, on a turn the active player rolls six dice: two white and one of each of the four colors listed above. Each player can choose to mark off the sum of the two white dice on one of their four rows, then the active player can choose to mark off the sum of one colored die and one white die in the row that’s the same color as the die. The more marks you can make in a row, the higher your score for that row. Fail to cross off a number when you’re the active player, however, and you must mark one of four penalty boxes on your scoresheet. If you mark off the 2 or 12 in a row and have at least five numbers marked in that row, you get to also mark off the padlock symbol in that row, locking everyone else out of this color.
As Quixx progresses, it will become more difficult to cross off a number since the numbers available to be crossed off will diminish (and you can’t cross off the same number twice). When either a player has four penalty boxes marked or a second color is locked, the game ends immediately. Players then tally their points for each color, sum these values, then subtract five points for each marked penalty box. Whoever has the highest score wins in Quixx.
Qwixx has the qualities of both a perfect family game and ideal filler – easy to learn, quick to play – and uses the familiar components of dice in a colorful and satisfying way. Colorful + quality + quick + cute = Quixx. It all adds up!
- Ages 8+
- 2 – 5 Players
- 15 Minutes