Contains detailed rules/instructions for all variations of Yahtzee, including Regular, Painted, He may then choose to roll some or all of the dice a second time. Yahtzee can be played in solitary or by a group. The group The score is determined by a different rule for each category; see the section on Scoring below. Contains detailed rules /instructions for all variations of Yahtzee, including Regular, The second exception is that your scores for the second round will be. Survivor usually it starts as an 8 player, the lowest three are out, and then the next round 2 and then the final race for the title. After rolling you can either score the current roll see below , or re-roll any or all of the dice. Different strategies will be required when he needs to achieve a specific target. No, you can use all three rolls in a turn to try to get a Yahtzee. In any roll, you can choose to keep some dice and re-roll others. Say you roll the one and get a three. Pages using deprecated image syntax Pages using infobox game with unknown parameters All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from June The score of 1, requires using the "Joker" rules for the Full House, Small Straight and Large Straight categories. I then roll five sixes but all three sixes boxes are filled, so I choose to place the yahtzee in round 3 high straight, which is open. This increases the final expected score from This story is expanded by Lowe in the book, A Toy is Born by Marvin Kaye. A Yahtzee will score 25 under the Joker rule, even though it is not strictly a full house. Games of Chance In other languages: A high straight is any sequence that runs through five numbers and is worth 40 points. Reader Success Stories Share yours! The strategy to maximize the chance of getting a three-of-a-kind involves keeping any three-of-a-kind that is rolled. This rule was changed when the game was re-copyrighted in Sometimes there are two possible plays which are almost equally good. The earlier you score a Yahtzee, the better.