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PIG - Sixes - A game for two players, using two dice.

The winner is the first player to get $100$ or more points.

You both start with zero points and take turns to throw the dice

__as many times as you like__ adding the total at each throw to your score.

Throwing one $6$ ends the turn and nothing is added to the score for that turn.

Throwing a double $6$ ends the turn and the total score goes back to zero.

Try playing against Piggy. Can you work out Piggy's strategy?

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Imagine we change the rules of the game. How would your strategy be affected?

- A one-die version: Roll just one die. If you roll a six, your turn ends and your total reverts to what it was at the start of your turn.
- A friendlier version: double sixes don't reset your total score to zero, but one or two sixes still ends your turn.
- Game of PIG - Ones: If you roll a one, your turn ends, if you roll a double one, your total score is reset to zero. Sixes are safe.