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Snake And Ladder Board Game Review

Updated on February 2, 2015

Snake And Ladder Board Game

Snakes and Ladders is a board game for 2 players or more. When I was young, Snake And Ladder is my favorite board game. I would keep playing and playing until I win the game once if not I will not stop playing, this is one of the reason why my brother would find me a little annoying. Have you guys played Snakes and ladders before?

Of course I play other board games like chess, monopoly and many more too, but snake and ladder is always my favorite board game. Maybe the game is quite simple to play and I also find the pictures of different snake very interesting too, all you need is a Snake and ladder board and a dice for you to decide the steps.

The only thing I will never forget about Snake and ladder board game is not only it is from India, it is I like the ladders in the board game and hate the snakes inside the board game. Read more about Snake and ladder board game rules below.

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Snake And Ladder Introduction

Snake And Ladder Board Game

Snakes and Ladders, or Chutes and Ladders, is a classic children's board game. It is played between 2 or more players on a playing board with numbered grid squares. On certain squares on the grid are drawn a number of "ladders" connecting two squares together, and a number of "snakes" or "chutes" also connecting squares together. The size of the grid (most commonly 8Ã8, 10Ã10 or 12Ã12) varies from board to board, as does the exact arrangement of the chutes and the ladders: both of these may affect the duration of game play. As a result, the game can be represented as a state absorbing Markov chain.

The game was sold as Snakes and ladders in England before Milton Bradley introduced the basic concept in the United States as Chutes and ladders, an "improved ne...

Snake And Ladder Game Rules - Snake And Ladder Board Game

How to play Snake And Ladder

This game can be played by 2 to 4 players. Each player start from step 1, they get a chance to throw a dice each and they move the number of steps according to the dice number result shown after you threw.

Ladder: The ladder is what every players wish to steps on. When you steps on a ladder, your player will move ahead to the steps your ladder leads to. Ladder will only lead your player move steps ahead, so stepping on a ladder is definitely a boost in the game.

Snake: Snakes are what every player tries to avoid stepping on. When you step on a snake, your players will move down to the steps your ladder leads you to. Snakes will only lead your player to move steps down, so stepping the snake is a disadvantage to the game!

The first player to reach the last steps of the board is the winner.

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Snakes and Ladders: Glimpses of Modern India
Snakes and Ladders: Glimpses of Modern India

Snake And Ladder is first founded in India and later this game became more popular and spread to england, after that snake and ladder also became very popular at england is played around the world.

Read how Snakes And Ladder is developed at India and how it became well known until today!


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Democracy is a way to reach the purpose, watch this video on how it is describe using snake and ladder game!

Snake And Ladder iTunes App Download!

Snake And Ladder Board Game

You can now download the Snake And Ladder Board Game app legally to your iPhones, iPod or computer now! Once you pay for the app online, you will be able to download it safe and legally because it is download from Apple Official Website. Now you can play Snake And Ladder outside or in your computer without a board.

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Chutes and Ladders - The US Kiddie Version of Snakes and Ladders

Chutes and Ladders follows the same format as Snakes and Ladders. It's the Milton Bradley version created for the US market.

Chutes and Ladders is ideal for younger children who are still learning to take turns and just beginning to recognize numbers (the spinner stays in the single digits). It's also a gentle introduction to the higher numbers as players climb to 100 at the top of the board. And, thanks to all those chutes and ladders, it's got enough excitement to keep your 7-year-old on the edge of her seat. English and Spanish instructions are included; no reading is necessary to play. Chutes and Ladders is for two to four players.

The simplicity of the game and the see-sawing nature of the contest make it popular with younger children, but the lack of any skill component in the game makes it less appealing for older players.

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      19 months ago

      I like snakes and ladders board game.

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      7 years ago

      Although snake and ladder board game is simple and easy to play, it is so fun!

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      7 years ago

      somehow started playing snakes and ladders with my 4 year old son a couple of weeks its great fun, we play at least 5 times a day and it never get boring....another plus is that it is helping mu son with his numbers...a win win...

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      8 years ago

      How did I miss this one? The game sounds like a lot of fun!

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      8 years ago

      I didn't even realize this board game was still around. I actually loved this game as a kid (yes, a very long time ago LOL) Nice lens, keep up the good work! - Kathy

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      elizajane202 lm 

      8 years ago

      Have you seen how many Snake & Ladder board games there are now? My kids have each had one but they all had different types. I think it would be neat to see the various ones on here. (just at thought) Obviously we LOVE the game.

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      kohuether lm 

      8 years ago

      This used to be one of my favorite games growing up! It looks much different that it used to. This is a really nice lens - very well put together.

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      8 years ago

      I used to love Snakes and Ladders! Great game!

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      8 years ago

      hey i like this site. good work and good luck. i gave u a thumbs up!


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