HOW TO PLAY THE GAME

You can print the rule pages for your own personal or classroom use.

The rule pages are formatted in 2 ways. 2 rule pages/printed page or 1 rule page/printed page.

Right click on each page image to save it as a jpg to your computer. Then print the pages.

Or save the pages to a thumb drive and have an outlet like Staples, Office Max, etc print them for you.


This is the complete set of rules for The Game of Rings.

Start with the basic game. See Pages 1 and 2.

Then add 'Building Rings with Sets' to the basic game. See Page 3.

Then add 'Capturing Cards with Sets'. See Page 4. This is the intermediate game.

The advanced game starts with Page 5 and continues through Page 15.

All of the game levels are modular. You can play The Game of Rings with any combination of rules.

Watch the tutorial videos in the links following the pages.

Scroll down to see the videos. They are at the end of the list of pages.



PAGES 1 & 2

The 'GETTING STARTED - AN INTRODUCTION' Video for Page 1 (3:15)

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The 'GETTING STARTED - THE SETUP MOVE' Video for Page 1 (1:00)

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The 'GETTING STARTED - BUILDING RINGS' Video for Page 1 (2:00)

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The 'GETTING STARTED - CAPTURING CARDS' Video for Page 2 (4:30)

The 'GETTING STARTED - THE TRADEMARK CARD' Video for Page 2 (2:00)

HERE'S A NEW RULE NOT INCLUDED IN THE RULE BOOKLET

'THE TRADEMARK CARD II' Video added to Page 2 (6:00)

Scroll down to see the video. It's at the end of the list of pages.





PAGES 3 & 4

The 'RING BUILDING SETS' Video for Page 3 (2:55)

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The 'CAPTURING CARDS WITH SETS' Video for Page 4 (5:40)

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PAGES 5 & 6

The 'BENT SETS' Video for Page 5 (1:55)

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The 'GRAY SPACES AND GRAY CARDS' 1st Video for Page 6 (8:25)

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The 'AUTOBUILD AND UPGRADING RINGS' 2nd Video for Page 6 (3:45)

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UPDATE: When playing boardless or on a gray board both players can build rings on their last moves.



PAGES 7 & 8

The 'LARGER SETS' Video for Page 7 (3:45)

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PAGES 9 & 10

The 'LARGER SETS WITH SPACES' Video for Pages 8 & 9 (6:00)

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The 'INTERSECTIONS AND UNIONS OF SETS' Video for Page 10 (6:15)

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PAGES 11 & 12

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The 'NUDGING AND REDUCING RINGS' Video for Page 11 (7:00)

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UPDATE: When a ring is nudged off an empty space it's removed from the board.


The 'THE SETUP MOVES' Video for Page 12 (1:50)

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The 'ORDER OF OPERATIONS FOR EQUATIONS' Video for Page 12 (2:45)

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PAGES 13 & 14

The 'COLOR ADDITION SETS AND REPEATING SETS' Video for Page 13 (4:55)

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The 'REPEATING SETS' Video Updated Jan 2024' (5:00)

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The 'SUBSETS' Video for Page 13 (3:45)

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The 'EXTENDING THE GOAL' Video for Page 14 (1:00)

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The 'SACRIFICING RINGS' Video for Page 14 (3:30)

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The 'THE UNSET' Video for Page 14 (2:00)

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PAGES 15 & 16

The 'EQUATION TREES' Video for Page 15 (8:25)

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HERE'S A NEW RULE NOT INCLUDED IN THE RULE BOOKLET

'THE TRADEMARK CARD II' Video added to Page 2 (6:00)

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