Reviewer: Ida Bagus Kerthyayana Manuaba
The purpose of this game:
The purpose of this game is to collect the money as much as possible until a minimum one circle of race.
The procedure for the action:
It is started by a player (called an active player) to select available actions. Based on the action options, it can be categorized into (1) shuffling the dice to move the selected camel based on the color and number of the dice (2) put special card on the camel’s track race to add or reduce the camel’s steps, (3) guessing the possibility of the winning camel on each round based on the provided card that belong to specific camel’s color. There is also additional action to guess the first winner and the last loser of the camel’s race by put one of the camel’s color cards.
There are a number of rules in this game. The rules are (1) the active player only allow choosing one action on his/her turn. (2) Each time a player choose to do the dice, he/she will get money $1, and the selected dice properties (color and number of the dice) will be used to move a camel. (3) The used dice for each round is only been used one time. (4) A round is over when all the dices have been used, however a race can consist of more than one round, (5) a special card can be located on the track race to add or reduce one step of the camel when a camel stops on it. The owner of this special card will get $1 every time a camel stops on it. (6) A prediction of the winner’s camel can be chosen based on the color and the position for each round. If the their chosen camel won the first place for each round, a player will get money based on the value on the card, if the camel got in second position, the price will be $1, but for 3 to 6 positions, they will need to pay $1 back. (7) In addition, during the game, each player can guess both a camel that win the race and a camel that lose the race. The money prices will be depended on the guess order, the first guess will get higher prices, and the wrong answer will pay $1 back. This guessing action is only counted in the end of each race.
The number of required participants:
This game can be played with 3 up to 6 players.
Roles of participants:
There are two roles of player in this game. They are called the active player and the other players. Active player means the player that got a turn to choose his action. The other players are the rest of the players who wait their turn to become an active player.
Participant interaction patterns:
This game has aggregate action pattern, which is directed by an active player toward the available option provided by the game environment. The action itself is not directed toward other players. No inter-action between players is necessary.
Results or pay off:
The result of the actions is to get the money as much as possible in the end of the race.