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25 Dice Games for Fantastic Family Fun

9. Roll for the Galaxy


Ever wanted to be a galactic overlord? Now you can with Roll for the Galaxy! Strategy is everything in this tough tactical battle. Each round is a gamble. Do you play it safe and sacrifice a die to activate a game phase – or do you gamble that someone else will? Goals shift throughout a game, too. Do you need to focus on exploring, developing technology, settling new planets, producing goods, or shipping them? Do you cash in for more money or consume for victory points? With so many options and paths to victory, this heavy strategy game will provide hours of entertainment for years on end. It may just be the greatest dice game in the galaxy!

Ages: 14+

Players: 2-6

10. Tenzi


Tenzi is fun-omenal speed rolling dice game gets 10/10 for adaptability! Unlike most dice games, it isn’t turn-based. Each player rolls like crazy, working towards a full house of matching dice. There are loads of possible variations, too. It’s fun for four – but if you want more, just get a second set (or the Tenzi Party Pack) and you’re ready to roll!

Ages: 8+

Players: 2-4 (or more with two packs)

11. ThinkFun Math Dice


Math has never been so much fun! Boost your budding Euclids’ mental arithmetic with ThinkFun Math Dice. Roll and add the numbers on the two 12-sided dice. The goal is to be the first person to reach that target by using the three numbers rolled on the 6-sided dice. You can use addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and even powers. A junior version (ages 6+) is also available for strengthening mental addition and subtraction. If you’re looking for an addictive educational puzzler, you can count on ThinkFun’s Math Dice!

Ages: 8+

Players: 2+

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