Yazty Rules

  • Players - 4

  • Pieces - five dice

  • Objective - Achieve a total score higher than the opponents

The game

This game consists in 13 rounds and each player, at his/her turn, gets three chances to roll the die. At first turn, rolls five die; at second turn, according to the result obtained, may roll again from one to five die, keeping the remaining die at the table or accept the result, ending the round; at third turn, in the same way, can roll from one to five die (even the ones he/she kept at the table between the first and second turn) or accept the result.

The result obtained at the end of the play must be classified, by the ow user, as one of the 13 possible combinations. According to the die obtained at the play, the combinations have different scores:

  • Play of 1 - The sum of all die tha rolled 1 (example: 1-1-1-4-5 worth 3 points).

  • Play of 2, 3, 4, 5 e 6 - The same as the play of one, but with the other numbers (example: 3-3-4-4-5 worth 6 points in a play of 3, 8 points in a play of for 4 or 5 points in a play of 5).

  • Three of a kind - In case there are 3 die with the same number, 20 points are scored.

  • Four of a kind - In case there are 4 die with the same number, 30 points are scored.

  • Full house - In case there are 3 die with the same number and also 2 die with a same other number, 25 points are scored.

  • High sequence - In case there are all the numbers at the play on the die 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6, 30 points are scored.

  • Low sequence - In case there are 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 on the die of the play, 40 points are scored.

  • Yatzi - In case the 5 die have the same number, 50 points are scored.

  • Random - The sum of the 5 die (exemple; 1-4-4-5-6 worth 20 points).

At the end of all the plays, the player needs to choose one of the combinations to score the points. Its possible to choose to score 0 points in a combination, in case the play doesn't meet the score requirements. Once the combination is chosen, it can not be chosen again by that player.

End of match

At the end of 13 rounds, with the score board complete, all the scores in all columns are summed, and the player with the higher score is the winner.

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