# Yacht (Dice Game)

A dice game like Yahtzee. How high can you score?

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## Rules

Try to score the highest amount you can.

You can roll the dice up to three times (and can hold dice by clicking on them).

After any Roll (1, 2 or 3) choose a category to place the total. Choose Wisely! You must choose a category by the third roll, even if it is a 0 score.

## Categories

1s | 1 point for each 1 thrown |
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2s | 2 points for each 2 thrown |

3s | 3 points for each 3 thrown |

4s | 4 points for each 4 thrown |

5s | 5 points for each 5 thrown |

6s | 6 points for each 6 thrown |

Bonus | If 1s to 6s total 63 or above, then 35 points |

3 of a Kind | 3 of the same number. Scores total value of those 3 dice. |

4 of a Kind | 4 of the same number. Scores total value of those 4 dice. |

Full House | A 3-of-a-kind and 2-of-a-kind. Scores 25 points |

4 Straight | 4 numbers in a row (any order). Scores 30 points |

5 Straight | 5 numbers in a row (any order). Scores 40 points |

The Yacht | 5 of a kind. Scores 50 points |

Choice | No pattern needed. Scores total value of all dice. |

## History

There are many games like this, such as **Yot**, **Generala**, **Cheerio**, and the much later commercially available **Yahtzee** (trademarked by Hasbro).