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Mix the coins and place them on the table, facing down.
All players pick 1 coin simultaneously. The player with the highest value coin wins the round, and collects their friends’ coins. If two or more players have the same denomination coins, they take another coin, until one wins the turn and takes all the coins from that turn. There are also special coins, like the King, the Queen, the Jack, the Joker, and Bankruptcy that cause other crazy outcomes.
When all coins in the center are gone, or when there are fewer coins than the number of players, compare players piles. The player with the highest pile wins the game! It is recommended to play 5 games in a row, and the winner in most games is The Champion.
Why You Should Play Crown War
Crown War is an easy game to pick up, quick to play, and fast-paced. It has more randomness than strategy, so younger kids will have an even chance of winning, making it fun for family members of all ages. It’s easy to take with you on the road, or just bring out as a palette-cleanser between more involved games.
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