Shut the Box Game
This shut the box game is an original and traditional game going
back years and now you can play it online with our cool flash
version! To play shut the box, roll the dice then flip over the
numbers to reflect the dice score.
For example if you roll a six, you could flip over the number
six or both the 2 and 4 numbers. If the numbers 7, 8 or 9 are
covered. only roll one dice. When all the numbers have been
flipped, you've shut the box! Shut the Box
is an old game played by fisherman and sailors, and although its
origin is not exactly known, there are reports that it existed
as early as the 12th Century and was played in what is now
northern France for money. Other reports
state it is of more recent origin, although the early origin
theory is supported by the Chinese version of the game Boc-Tin
which is also of ancient origin.