Traditional Pub Games

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Backgammon

A two player game where playing pieces are moved according to
the roll of dice, and a player wins by removing all of their pieces
from the board before their opponent.

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Cribbage

A card game traditionally for two players, but commonly played with three, four or more, that involves playing and grouping cards in
combinations which gain points. Cribbage has several distinctive
features: the cribbage board used for score-keeping, the eponymous crib or box (a separate hand counting for the dealer), two distinct scoring stages (the play and the show) and a unique scoring system including points for groups of cards that total fifteen.

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Darts

A game, generally contested between two players, taking turns to throw three darts per turn. The most common objective is to reduce a fixed score, commonly 301 or 501, to exactly zero. The final dart must land in either the bullseye or a double segment in order to win (“check out”). It is not necessary that all three darts are thrown on the final turn, the game can be finished on any of the three darts.
A throw that reduces a player’s score below zero, to exactly one, or to zero but not ending with a double is known as “going bust”, with the player’s score being reset to the value prior to starting the turn, and the remainder of the turn being forfeited.
A darts match is played over a fixed number of games, known as legs. A match may be divided into sets, with each set being contested as over a fixed number of legs.

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Dominoes

The games that you can play with dominoes are limited only by your
imagination.  Some examples: Mexican Train, Chicken Foot.

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Liar Dice

A class of dice games for two or more players requiring the ability to deceive an opponent and to detect an opponent’s deception.
Can be played with poker dice or ordinary dice.

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Ringing the Bull

Players swing a metal ring, which is dangled from the ceiling on a
rope, onto a bull’s horn, or metal hook, mounted on the wall.

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Shove Ha’penny

Players take turns to push coins up a board with horizontal lines across it.   The areas between each pair of horizontal lines are called a “beds” and the objective is to push the coins so that they land squarely in the beds without touching the horizontal lines.

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Shut The Box

During the game, each player plays in turn. A player begins his or her turn by throwing or rolling the die or dice into the box. The player then adds up the pips (dots) on the dice and then “shuts” any combination of open tiles that sum up to the total number of dots showing on the dice. For example, if the total number of dots is 8, the player may choose to close the 5 and the 3, or the 6 and the 2, etc. The player continues rolling two dice (or when the sum of the remaining open tiles is 6 or lower, only one die) and closing tiles until the number of dots thrown cannot be matched by any combination of open tiles. At that point the players score is the sum of the remaining open tiles. Low score wins.
A player who succeeds in closing all of the tiles is said to have “shut the box” and scores zero, the best score possible.

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Table Skittles

A small ball is attached by a chain or string to a vertical pole, allowing it to be swung through the air in an arc to strike the pins

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