The popular card game is going digital, and comes in a new design to the smartphone, the Skip-Bo Instructions but has not changed. Anyone who wants to brush up on the rules again, read on here!
If the opportunities for Skip-Bo afternoons with the whole family or just missing just the cards are not at hand, games Joyous can use to download the Skip-Bo app than adequate replacement. The official card game app can also distribute many a gum-like minutes on the train, in car trips or in the waiting room. New and particularly noteworthy is the colorful design of the app that works even with animated opponents. Remained the rules are. With whom she remained only dimly remembered who gets a refresher here.
Rules no longer in the head? With our Skip-Bo's instructions are quickly gameplay. (Pictures: Editorial / screenshots)
Skip-Bo Instructions: Aim and preparation of the card game
As with the original game, the user must also try the app to get rid of his cards first. Condition here is: The cards are stored as sequence 1 to 12th
Preparations such shuffling and dealing the cards are taken from the players and implemented by the app. Depending on how many opponents playing against the player, the number of cards varies. The Skip-Bo manual states in two, three or four players each receives 30 cards. Are there five or six, get only 20 cards to each player stacks. The cards are initially hidden from each player, then everyone must reveal the top card. Skip-Bo Karten act incidentally as a wild card.
If two, three or four players left, everyone gets 30 cards. In five or six present there are 20 per head.
In the middle of the table, the remaining cards are also stored covered. This is the so-called cards Stock on which players can use during the game. Before each player also the player stack is built and cleared space for up to four auxiliary stack per player.
What Do the Skip-Bo card deck?
Players stack: In the app's own players stack is shown at right outside. The stacks of the opponents are displayed for the gamer on the left. An important rule of Skip-Bo manual is that throughout the game, only one card of this stack may be revealed. The app also displays how many cards still in the deck. Offline in the physical game, each can of course decide for themselves where he lays his pile of cards the most.
Cards Stock: The stack is formed from the remaining cards, it is the players as a drawing stack available. The picture shows the stack is left in the center next to the green five.
Discard pile: The middle of the table can accommodate four discard pile. These can be only a 1 or a Skip-Bo card start, which is as it were used as one. In these stacks, the rows 1 to 12 will now be formed. If the 12er series full, the cards are removed from the board and a new series can be started there.
Auxiliary stack: Each player has the option to four auxiliary stack to form as well as the original Skip-Bo. The Skip-Bo manual does not provide specifications regarding color or sequence when depositing. But it can still be played only the top card.
The stacks have a firm place in the app. This looks tidy.
Skip-Bo game start in the app
The first player takes the beginning five cards from the floor. These are displayed on the lower left side of the player. Is a 1 or Skip-Bo card among the cards or on the players stack, he can open the first discard pile. The player is so long at the train as it can store cards. If all five cards in hand filed, he pulls the next five. the player wants to or can not continue playing, he discards a card from his hand and pushes them face up on the waste pile. Now the next player's train.
you're back at the series, says the Skip-Bo instructions that you have to fill up to five cards cards in his hand again. Now the player can distribute as many cards as possible onto the discard piles again. He may use his hand cards, the cards from the top of the waste pile, and at his players stack.
A ranking motivated in the app to play. Offline there is no such in this form, of course.
Every card brings to the player a point. The winner, who first emptied his players stack. Who hires particularly clever in Skip-Bo-gaming with the app, can be involved in the upper echelons of the leaderboard!