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Dice Mountain is a game my daughter and I invented (I’m sure many other have “invented” the same game). After I bought her a set of dice at one of the cons I was exhibiting at, she asked, “What do you do with them?” to which I responded, “You play games.” Then I realized I didn’t actually know any games she could play with them, so we made a few up on the spot. 
The players roll 1 D6 in order to “climb” up and down their mountain in sequential order. You can play with 2 D6 each to make the round go faster. In this case you are looking for consecutive numbers like a 2 and a 3 to get you from 1 to 3 instantly. You use another D6 (or anything really) to mark your place on the board. If it’s right before bedtime and we’ve already played a few games, we’ll start rolling 3 D6 each for a speed round. Sometimes once of us will roll three consecutive numbers (like 4, 5 and 6), thus rocketing up or down our mountain at breakneck speeds. She thinks that’s pretty much the coolest thing ever. 
Today I retired our original pencil and paper “game board” and drew up a new one on cardstock and let her color it. Looks pretty flippin’ sweet if I do say so myself. (SPOILERS: I do.) 
Now go dig out some dice and play some games with your kids. 

Dice Mountain is a game my daughter and I invented (I’m sure many other have “invented” the same game). After I bought her a set of dice at one of the cons I was exhibiting at, she asked, “What do you do with them?” to which I responded, “You play games.” Then I realized I didn’t actually know any games she could play with them, so we made a few up on the spot. 

The players roll 1 D6 in order to “climb” up and down their mountain in sequential order. You can play with 2 D6 each to make the round go faster. In this case you are looking for consecutive numbers like a 2 and a 3 to get you from 1 to 3 instantly. You use another D6 (or anything really) to mark your place on the board. If it’s right before bedtime and we’ve already played a few games, we’ll start rolling 3 D6 each for a speed round. Sometimes once of us will roll three consecutive numbers (like 4, 5 and 6), thus rocketing up or down our mountain at breakneck speeds. She thinks that’s pretty much the coolest thing ever. 

Today I retired our original pencil and paper “game board” and drew up a new one on cardstock and let her color it. Looks pretty flippin’ sweet if I do say so myself. (SPOILERS: I do.) 

Now go dig out some dice and play some games with your kids. 

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