Win your dad! is an expansive game that can be played from 3 years old by 1 or 2 players. The game allows you to do puzzles, construction, and challenges.
Contents of the Game
- 18 pieces:
7 Pentominoes: piece made up of 5 juxtaposed cubes.
5 Tetrominoes: piece made up of 4 cubes.
6 Miniminoes: piece made up from 1 to 3 cubes.
- 1 numbered game board
- 2 rulers to move forward on the board
- Double-sided cards:
27 puzzle cards
9 two-color cards
4 3D cards
- 1 rulebook
The Goal of the Game
To be the first player to take up a challenge by making a penta or a construction.
What is a Penta
A player achieves a penta when they manage to arrange all of their pieces on the part of the game board delimited by the rulers.
- The two players stand at the two sides of the board.
- The 18 pieces are placed on the table.
- The players agree on the level of difficulty: beginner, easy, medium, difficult or expert.
- Each level is represented by a color:
- Once the level has been determined, choose a puzzle card with the corresponding color.
- The puzzle card is placed next to the game board, between the two players.
- Both players refer to their half of the puzzle card to choose the pieces they need to complete the puzzle.
- Once the pieces to be used have been chosen, the pieces are placed on the board.
- You will find on the cards the indication Penta with a number. It determines where to place the rulers.
- Between 3 and 4 for beginner and easy levels, and between 5 and 6 for medium, difficult, and expert levels.
How to Play the Game
- Each player will hurry to place all their pieces on the delimited part of the board.
- The first to perform a Penta wins a point.
- The loser can choose which piece from the draw pile they want to add to their opponent’s starting pieces and vice versa.
- At the end of each round, move the pieces forward.
- For the last round, only one ruler will be used.
- At the end of the last round, the points are counted.
How to Win
- The player with the most points wins the game.
- In the event of a tie, the players exchange the pieces used during the last round for a final tiebreaker round.
Games Between a Parent and a Child
- Use the two-color cards.
- The child will play with a beginner level by referring to the yellow part of the card.
- The parent will play by referring to the purple part of the card.
- A game is played over three rounds.
Games Between Children of Different Ages
- The red and black puzzle cards will be used.
- For the game to be balanced, the starting player has the right to replace 1 piece from their game against 2 smaller equivalent pieces from the draw pile.
- A game is played over three rounds.
- To play, use a 3D card with a green background.
- In turn, the two players will choose 1 Pentominoes then 1 Tetromino for their opponent until one player has 3 Pentominoes and 3 Tetrominoes, and the other 3 Pentominoes and 2 Tetrominoes.
- Then referring to the first puzzle on the card, each player takes Miniminoes.
- The first player to form a 2 x 3 x 5 parallelepiped of 30 cubes wins the round.
- Refer to the card for the second and third rounds.
Doing a Solo Challenge
- Take a 3D card with a white background.
- For a 3D challenge, choose a challenge number on the card, put the pieces together and try to form a 3 x 3 x 3 parallelepiped of 27 cubes.
- You can also refer to a challenge number to create a Penta.
- To do this, put the ruler between 6 and 7, and add the piece or .
- Add a Pentomino from the draw pile each time you move the slider up a notch.
- From the 3D card with a beige background, choose a challenge number and build a parallelepiped with the pieces and within the dimensions indicated.
- You can also refer to blue, red and, black cards.
- Use only one of the two halves of the card then add 3 Pentominoes and 1 Minimino to your pieces.
- Then try to build a 3 x 3 x 4 parallelepiped of 36 cubes.
- Choose a card and challenge number.
- Refer to the card to place the ruler and to choose the pieces.
- As the ruler moves up a notch, follow the directions on the card to find out which piece to add to your game.
- Once at Penta 7, add a Minimino to the 8 pieces you have in hand and try to build a 3 x 3 x 4 parallelepiped of 36 cubes.
The booklet is full of challenges that you can complete.
- 3D construction
- Puzzles for children.
The Kataboom or balancing game: one after the other, the players will place a piece on top of the previous one. Whoever manages to put the last piece without bringing down the building wins the game.