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I think I have played this game maybe once or twice in my life, but to be fair it’s mostly a game for kids. Now, it is considered a gambling game, but it was altered to be kid-friendly.
What you will need:
A dreidel (which is just a spinning top)
Coins or candy
How to play:
I just want to preface this by saying that you could make up your own rules for this game, but here is a general guideline.
- Put one game piece in the center at the start of the game. Also, each player will put one in the center after their turn.
- Each player takes their turn.
Each face has a Hebrew letter on it. This is what each one means in the game:
Nun-player does nothing.
Gimel-player gets everything.
Hay-player gets half.
Shin/pei-player adds a piece.
3. If the player has no pieces left, they are either out or can choose to ask another player for pieces. I personally play until I’m out.
Let me know if you play. Tag me in your pictures of you playing on Twitter and Instagram, @Mindofa20S and @Mindofa20Something.