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Wood game, 'Shut The Box' - Shut the Box Game Curate

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Shut The Box Shut the Box Game

After their sails were still for the night, Norman mariners would get out their... more

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After their sails were still for the night, Norman mariners would get out their dice and play Shut-the-Box. The simple and addictive game made its way around the world as trade increased among Europe, Africa, and China, and it remains especially popular in the U.K. today. Roll the dice and lay down any combination of tiles to match your roll. Keep rolling until you can't match your roll on the remaining tiles. Low score wins; lay down all the tiles and you've shut the box. Easy to learn and hard to stop playing, this handsome antiqued edition features an Old World look, wooden box, and wooden dice and tiles. An easy-to-learn, hard-to-quit game for the whole family.

  • 0.59 kgs
  • 1.3 lbs
  • 7.6 cm H x 20.3 cm W x 15.2 cm D
  • 3" H x 8" W x 6" D

  • Wood, metal, cloth, coated paper
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Warning: Choking Hazard. Small parts -- not for children under 3 years.
  • For any number of players ages 8 and up
  • Free Gift Wrap? No
  • Premium Gift Wrap? No
  • Made in China.
  • Ships fast from USA.
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12/18/2017

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"Great value"

Much nicer quality than what you can find in stores

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12/22/2017

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"Cool game"

All inclusive time killer. No cards to keep track of and everything gets packed away together in one small box. Great!

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12/23/2017

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"Disappointed"

I have truly enjoyed every Novica product I have received until this one. Let me explain. I love the game, but I was thrown aback when I saw the label said, “Made in China.” It was my impression that Novica sold orginal crafts— not mass produced items from China. The web site said there was a backorder, and if I went ahead and ordered, it would encourage those who make these. I’m feeling deceived.

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Learning and fun

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12/26/2017

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"FUN"

My family played Shut The Box on Christmas day and had a ball.

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12/26/2017

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"Great Gift"

Gift for my Nephew and he loved it.

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01/02/2018

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"Meaningful Family Gift!"

Beautiful gift which continues to bring joy to my brother's family!

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01/10/2018

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"Love it!"

Perfect! My only suggestion is you can't see the dots on the dice. Had to buy dice for the set.

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02/15/2018

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"nice item"

This is a well made game. We like it. The dice are wood which are very pretty.

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  • nice looking wood boxed game

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03/21/2018

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"Quality not what we thought"

Much smaller and of much lower quality than the picture implies ~ different finish as well?

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03/23/2018

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"Excellent product & purchase!"

Excellent product & workmanship! So popular, it was originally out of stock before Xmas. Finally was able to order after the holidays for my adult son's birthday. His whole family LOVES this game---parents, teen-aged kids, & 6yr old. All can play alone, or as a family...even while traveling! I am so pleased & have bought several other things from this company. Very well trusted & will definitely buy again.

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07/30/2018

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"Fun game "

My grandkids love this little game but it also makes a great decorative item on the coffee table.

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07/31/2018

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"Traditional & Fun"

This game is so much fun. Our family can sit and play it for hours. It's well made and beautiful.

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11/29/2018

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"Great quality box"

I love the box and latch! I can?t wait to play it with my kids!!! Easy directions - good for math skills as well as problem solving!!

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