Shut-the-Box is a traditional game of counting, addition and probability that dates back to the 18th century when the games was enjoyed by Norman fishermen after a long day at sea. Today the game is played with family, used in classrooms for teaching addition and probability and is even a betting game played in pubs all over Europe! Roll the dice and lay down any numerical combination of tiles that match your roll. Just keep on rolling until you can no longer match your roll on the remaining tiles. The lowest score wins the game. If you lay down ALL of the tiles, then you've "shut the box"! This classic version is made of natural wood with a felt playing surface It features 12 wooden number tiles rather than the typical nine numbers of other versions, bringing more numerical combinations into play. It can be played with any number of players and is a heritage game that can be passed down through the family. Includes two dice and playing instructions. Box measures 13.6" x 9.1" x 1.9".