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Snakes And Ladders

Have fun with the lucky game Snakes And Ladders

Snakes And Ladders is a dice rolling board game and depends on the player's luck. Meet ladders that help you climb up or meet snakes that make you slide down. You can also play Minesweeper if you want a more difficult experience, this is a brain game that requires the right strategy to win.

Basic steps in the game

Player selection

Choose to play with AI or friends. With AI, you can play alone with other opponents. Roll the dice, go to the position according to the dice and wait for your turn. With your friends, invite them to play with you in this entertaining game, you can play with up to 6 people, choose the color of the characters and enjoy the game.

Choose the number of players and their colors. You can play with up to six players, either human or computer-controlled. Each player gets a piece of their chosen color.

Roll the die and move your piece

You can roll the die first or let your opponent go first. See who gets the highest number, or you can use any other method you prefer.

The first player rolls the die and moves their piece forward the number of squares shown on the die. In the event of rolling a six, the player is awarded an additional turn. The next player does the same, and so on.

Climb the ladders and avoid the snakes

If your piece lands on a square that has the bottom of a ladder, you can move up to the square that has the top of the ladder. This will give you a shortcut and an advantage. However, if your piece lands on a square that has the head of a snake, you have to move down to the square that has the tail of the snake. This will set you back and make you lose your progress.

Some interesting facts about this game

The original version

The original version of the game was called Moksha Patam, which means "the ladder to salvation". It was a game of morality, where the ladders represented virtues and the snakes represented vices. The game was used to teach children about the Hindu concept of karma and the cycle of rebirth.

Adjusted variation

The game was brought to England by the British colonialists in the 19th century, and was renamed Snakes And Ladders. The game was adapted to suit the Victorian values, and the Snakes And Ladders were given moral meanings, such as honesty, humility, faith, etc. The game was also popularized by the Milton Bradley Company, which introduced it in the US as Chutes and Ladders.