Jeppscotch is a mesmerizing strategical dice game for 2-3 players, best played with three.
There are traditionally two kinds of modern standalone strategic dice games and they are:
- Roll & Write
- Roll & Draw
These kinds of games require the basic equipment of some dice, some paper or marking cards and some coloured pens or pencils.
Jeppscotch is a new third kind I have developed for this particular genre and it is known as:
- Roll & Scratch
This third kind, Roll & Scratch, is actually the oldest of all dice genres, yet bizarrely it has never yet been awarded true status. So hereby, it is my duty to enthrone the oldest of pastimes with this, my monumental debut game, Jeppscotch.
Roll & Scratch does not use pens or paper, but:
- Chalk and a chalkable surface, or;
- Sticks and a scratchable surface
So for example, you could play this in a playground, on a beach or even in the streets.
If keeping score is awkward given your particular environment, then a pencil and paper may be used for this one element. The game in proper however, should still nevertheless be played with either chalks or sticks.