You can roll the dice up to three times (and can hold dice by clicking on them).

After any Roll (1, 2 or 3) you need to select a category to place the total. Choose Wisely! You must assign a category by the third roll, even if it is a 0 score.

Categories

1s

1 point for each 1 thrown

2s

2 points for each 2 thrown

3s

3 points for each 3 thrown

4s

4 points for each 4 thrown

5s

5 points for each 5 thrown

6s

6 points for each 6 thrown

Bonus

If 1s to 6s total 63 or above, then 35 points

3 of a Kind

3 of the same number. Scores total value of all dice.

4 of a Kind

4 of the same number. Scores total value of all dice.

Full House

A 3-of-a-kind and 2-of-a-kind. Scores 25 points

Small Straight

4 numbers in a row (any order). Scores 30 points

Big Straight

5 numbers in a row (any order). Scores 40 points

The Yacht

5 of a kind. Scores 50 points

Chance

No pattern required. Scores total value of all dice.

History

There are many games like this, such as Yot, Generala, Cheerio, and the commercially available Yahtzee (trademarked by Hasbro).

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