Originated in 14th centruy England and is played worldwide. Historically, this was a gambling and drinking game played by seafarers on the old sailing ships. Still is one of the most popular bar/pub games in the world, but has become a great family and school game also. Roll the dice and try to eliminate all the numbers Easy fun game for the whole family and highly educational for the younger ones! This fast paced game appeals to a wide variety of folks. We sell these to schools, bars, nursing homes, waiting rooms, and more; but mostly to families as kids love this game. This size with the smaller box is excellent for travel and makes a great game in the car or on the beach, etc... Avail in Red, green, or blue felt. New upgraded model comes with thicker woods, high quality felt and woodburned numbers. Video shows older model with silkscreen, but worth watching for understanding of the game.