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The Game of the Goose


The Game of the Goose or Goose game is a board game with uncertain originsThe board consists of a track with consecutively numbered spaces (usually 63), and is often arranged in a spiral with the starting point at the outside.Objective
Walk through the whole board the faster you can, gatting into the space:
number 63, “The garden of the geese”.
How to play
The game of the Goose is a board game for 2 to 4 players each with a colored piece.
The spiral shaped board has 63 spaces numbered from 1 to 63 with different drawings. Depending on the space you enter, you piece will advance, move back or suffer a penalty.
In a turn a player rolls a dice wich indicates the number of spaces to advance.
The space 63 can only be entered with an exact roll. If a player rolls and gets a higher number than the number of remaining spaces to the goal, the player will advance to the space 63 and then go back until completing the number rolled.
Special spaces
Goose [1,5, 9,14, 18, 23, 27, 32, 36, 41, 45, 50, 54, 59, 63] “From goose to goose, faster than a moose”. Advance to the next goose and reroll.
Bridge [6,12] “From bridge to bridge, I roll as I reach”. Advance or go back to the other bridge and reroll.
Dices [26,53] “From dice to dice, I roll to win the prize”. Advance or go back to the orher dices and reroll.
Inn [19] You stay in the Inn and loose 2 turns.
Jail [56] You’re staying in the Jail for 3 turns.
Well [31] You stay in the well until an other player passes over it or for 4 turns.
Mace [42] “Lost in the Mace”. Go back to the space 30.
Death [58] You start from the beginning