Traditional Game Rules

These rules are provided free of charge to promote the play of traditional game playing. They are designed to be "friendly" but also comprehensive. For more information see the Information and Limitations page.

For those who are looking for more formal guidelines, we have also provided a page of Links to Official Rules.

Important: All published rules are copyrighted. We encourage you to to link to them from your website. You can also reproduce them on your website or literature BUT ONLY IF you follow our copyright and copy agreement.

Board Games

Table Games

Pub Games

Outdoor Games

Traditional Sports

Deck Games

Card, Dice and Tile Games

Childrens Games and Pastimes

 

Traditional Board Games Table Games British Pub Games

Acey Deucey
Alquerque
Backgammon
Bao
Brandubh
Captains Mistress (The)
Chaupar
Checkers
Chess - European
Chinese Checkers
Draughts
Dutch Backgammon
Fighting Serpents
Fanorona
Fox and Geese
Halma
Go
Latrunculi
Ludo
Ludus Latrunculorum
Mancala (Oware/Bao)
Mehen
Merels
Mill
Nine Mens Morris
Oware
Pachisi
Royal Game of Ur
Senet
Shogi
Solitaire
Surakarta
Tablut
Tabula
Tafl - Tawlbwrdd
Tafl - Brandubh
Tawlbwrdd
Tigers and Goats
Wei Chi

14:1 Continuous Pool
Bagatelle
Bar Billiards
Bar Billiards - French
Bat and Trap
Billiards
Bowls - Table
Carrom
Devil Amongst The Tailors
Devil Amongst The Tinkers
Eight Ball Pool - UK
Eight Ball Pool - USA
Karum
La Trou Madame
Life Pool
Mississipi
Nine Ball Pool
Racketeer
Roulette
Russian Billiards
Shove Ha'penny
Shovelboard
Shuffleboard - Indoor
Sjoelbak
Snooker
Skittles and Tops
Table Skittles
Toptafel

Aunt Sally
Bar Billiards
Billiards
Bowls - Crown Green
Bowls - Table
Canoga
Cribbage
Daddlums
Darts
Devil Amongst The Tailors
Dominoes
Hood Skittles
Long Alley
Marbles
Northamptonshire Skittles
Penny in the Hole
Pitch Penny
Quoits - Indoor
Quoits - Outdoor
Ringing The Bull
Rings
Russian Billiards
Shove Ha'penny
Shut The Box
Snooker
Skittles - Alley
Skittles - Table
Stoolball
Table Skittles
Toad In The Hole

 

Outdoor Games Traditional Sports Deck Games
Bat and Trap
Boule
Bowls - Lawn
Bowls - Crown Green
Croquet
Horseshoe Pitching
Kubb
Petanque
Quoits
Shuffleboard
Stoolball

Badminton
Cricket
Lawn Tennis
Rounders
Table Tennis
Tennis - Lawn

Deck Tennis
Deck Shuffleboard
Tennequoits
Deck Quoits

 

Card, Dice and Tile games Casino Games Traditional Childrens Games and Pastimes

Baccarat
Canoga
Cribbage
Dominoes
Draw Poker
Mah Jong
Mexican Train Dominoes
Poker
Shut The Box
Stud Poker
Texas Hold'em Poker

Baccarat
Backgammon
Canoga
Draw Poker
Life Pool
Roulette
Shut The Box
Stud Poker
Texas Hold'em Poker

Fivestones
Jacks
Marbles
Parlour Bagatelle

 

Traditional Fair Games    

Hoopla

Coconut Shy

 

 

 


These rules are provided by Masters Traditional Games, an Internet shop selling quality traditional games, pub games and unusual games. For information on copying and copyright, see our disclaimer.

Our rules are comprehensive instructions for friendly play. If in doubt, always abide by locally-played or house rules.

Copyright Masters Games 2012. All rights reserved.

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