Give or Take

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Give or Take
Andrew Looney
:Players Players: 2 - 10
:Time Length: Fast
:Complexity Complexity: Simple
Trios per color: 1 per player (3 minimum)
Number of colors: 1
Pyramid trios:
Monochr. stashes: 1
Five-color sets: 1
- - - - - - Other equipment - - - - - -
Pyramid die
Setup time: 1 Min
Playing time: 5 Min - 10 Min
Strategy depth: Low
Random chance: High
Game mechanics: Set collection, Trading
Theme: Abstract
BGG Link: Give or Take
Status: Complete (v1.0), Year released: 2016

Give or Take is a Looney Pyramids game designed by Andrew Looney. It has now been published as part of the Pyramid Arcade.

Goal[edit | edit source]

Be the first player to collect three pyramids of the same size, and no others. (If two players achieve this simultaneously, the active player wins.)

Setup[edit | edit source]

Put all pyramids into a bank in the middle of the table, sorted by size.

Gameplay[edit | edit source]

Each player has his own collection of pyramids, although all players will start with none.

On your turn, roll the pyramid die. If it shows a single pyramid size, you may move any single pyramid of that size. You may move it from anywhere and to anywhere: your collection, another player's collection, or the bank.

If the die shows double pyramids, you may choose either size to move. Or you may instead swap two pyramids of the two sizes shown.

You can never take an action that does not have any effect on the game. i.e., you cannot pass.

Links[edit | edit source]

Give or Take sample game on YouTube

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