Go hog wild with the pig-tastic game, Pass the Pigs. Players attempt to rack up points by rolling the pig dice-but if they're not careful they might 'Pig Out' and lose all their points. Pass the Pigs is the sizzlin' fun, shakin' bacon game!
Contents: 2 pig dice, score pad, scoring guide, 2 pencils and plastic carrying case
Dr. Matt J. Carlson (5 out of 5)
The standard "travel edition" is basically a small, thin black box containing two short pencils, a pad of paper, rules, and two rubberized plastic pigs. The goal of the game is to roll the pigs like dice to score points. As you roll, you score more and more points. At a point of your choosing, you stop rolling and bank your points, passing the pigs on to the next player. Don’t wait too long before banking your points, because if you roll poorly, you will lose all the points you gained so far that turn, and have to pass the pigs to the next player.
Each pig scores ten points by landing on its feet or back, ten points for its nose, or even fifteen points by precariously balancing on its ear
...Read the rest of this review - 7/25/2004
Tim Steen (3 out of 5)
Why role a dice when you can roll a pig? I laughed myself silly when I first bought this game. The very idea is absurd…and then you can’t put it down!
Role two pigs. If they land on the same side, you get a Pig Out, and you lose your turn and any points you may have been accumulating. Get many other combinations and you earn points and roll again. When you pass the pigs, you get your points in the bank. So, press your luck! Trying to role a leaning jowler is really something that has to be experienced.
However, once the novelty wears off, and it does, there isn’t much reason to go back to the game. There is a difference between “fun and inconsequential” and “fun, inconsequential, and
...Read the rest of this review - 1/31/2004