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Nov. 17 1925- v 1,561,592
l.. P. BoTT, JR
Filed Feb. 19. 1925l Pf@ gif@ first secure five hundred v possible inthe throws of Piitented Nov. 17 192.5. l Y .y
UNITED STATES' PATENT OF 1,561,592 Fl CE..
LEO PEYTON BOTT, JB., 0F LITTLE ROCK, ARKANSAS..
l Application led February 19, 1925. Serial No. 10,259. l
To all/whom t may concern Be it known that I, Luo P. Bo'rr, Jr., a citizen of the United States, residing at Little Rock, in the county of Pulaski and State ofl Arkansas, have invented certain new and useful Improvements in Games; and I do hereby declare the followin to be a full, clear, and exact descriptiono the invention,
such as will enable others skilled in the art` to which it appertains to make and use the same. v
This invention relates to improvements in games, and has for one of its principal objects the provision of a novel, useful, and enjoyable game, adapted particularly to be used as a parlor game.
One of the principal objects of this invention is to provide, in a game, an element of chance, represented by various combinations a number of dice, preferably six, associated with coins, preferabl imitation coins'of paper or the like.
ther and further important objects of this invention will be apparent from the disclosures n the accompanying drawings and following specification.
The invention, in a preferred form, is illustrated in the drawings and hereinafter more fully described.
In the drawings: Y Fi ure 1 is a perspective view illustrating the ice to be used with the improved game of this invention.
Figure 2 is a plan view illustrating the paper or other coins of various denominations.
As illustrated in the drawings:
The reference numeral 10 indicates one of a set of six dice, having one of its faces painted white and having its other faces painted red, yellow, blue, green, and purple, as indicated by the reference numerals 12, 14, 16, 18, and 20, respectively.
As illustrated at 22 in Figure 1, one of the faces of one of the dice is paintedV black instead of purple, as illustrated at 20, thus leaving only five dice with a purple face, the one black square being the only square of that color.
The object of the game is to see who can (500) points playpenny-a-point. As illustrated in Figure 2, paper coins of denominations one hundred t(1100), fifty (50), twenty-five (25), ten (10),
ve (5), and two and one-half (2%) points are to be used. However, this paper money is not essential, as other elements representing coins may be used, as chips or the like, or changes may be made in the denominations of the paper coins.
The players throw the dice in turn, but whenever six reds or one each of all colors (black excepted) are thrown the player has another turn. The black is known as the Stoker and it will kill any hand thrown.
The points gained from the various combinations are as follows:
Points. 1 black kills any hand. 6 red 100 6 blue 50 6 yellow 50 6 green 50 6 white 25 5 purple 20 5 red 50 5 blue 25 5 yellow.v 25 5 green 25 5 white 12% 4 reds 25 4 blues 121/2 4 yellows 12% 4 greens 12% 4 purples 121/2 4 whites 5 3 pairs 25 3 pairs 1 of them red) 50 3 pairs 1 of them white) 121/2 2 pairs 121/2 2 pairs 1 of them red) 25 2-pai-rs 1 of them white) 5 1 pair 5 1 pair red) 10 1 pair white) O 1 of all colors but black v50 The above scores can be conveniently listed on a card to be used in playing the game.
It will be evident that hereln is provided an amusing and highly entertaining game in which dice may be used, and which will, at the same time, eliminate or avoid any objections which might be made to the use of actual dice having numbered dots on the faces thereof. The game, further, is conducive to developing the mind as stimulating the exer cise of the mental faculties in rapidly calculating the value of each throw, and, further in computing the totals of any number of throws as the game progresses.
I am aware that many changes may be made and numerous details of construction varied throughout va wide range without departing from the principle of this invention, and I thereforel do not purpose limiting the patent granted hereon otherwise than as necessitated by the prior art.
I claim as my invention:
1. A game, including a plurality of dice, all but'one of -said dice'being similar and having distinctive colors on the respective faces thereof, the odd dice having one of its faces colored with an additional distinctive color, said color being substituted for one of the original colors.
2. A game, including a plurality of cubi` cal dice, all but one of said dice being similar and having six distinctive colors on the respective faces thereof, the odddice having one of its faces colored black, constituting an additional distinctive color.
3, A game, including a plurality of cubical dice, all but one of said dice being similar and having sixdistinctive colors on the respective faces thereof, the odd dice having one of its faces colored black, constituting an additional distinctive color, said color being substituted for one of the' original colors, the rule of the game providing for forfeit of a hand thrown wherein the said black face appears uppermost.
4. A game, including a plurality of cubical dice, all but one of said dice being similar and having six distinctive colors on the respective faces thereof, the odd dice having one of its faces colored black, constituting an additional distinctive color, said color being substituted for one of the original colors, the rule of the game providing for' forfeit of a hand thrown wherein the said black face appears uppermost, and the rules additionally providing for various combinations of points arranged in a predetermined sequence with various proper color combinations in the thrown dice. In testimony whereof I aliix my signature.
LEO PEYTON BOTT, Jn.