Triolet (game)

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Game data
author José Mellina , André Perriolat
publishing company DJ Games (1996),
Jeux PBM (1996),
Coiledspring Games (2004)
Publishing year 1996
Art Board game
Teammates 2 to 4
Duration 20-30 minutes
Age from 8 years


As d'Or 1996: As d'Or du jeu de société

Triolet is a board game by José Mellina and André Perriolat for 2 to 4 players, ages eight and up. It was published in 1996 by the French publisher DJ Games . An international version was published by Jeux PBM that same year . In 2004, an English version licensed by DJ Games for the United Kingdom was published by Coiledspring Games .

The aim of the game is to place your pieces on a Scrabble- like playing field.

The players draw 3 tiles with values ​​from 0 to 15 printed on them, face down. After the game has started, the players try one after the other to create so-called sets of these values. The value 15 must never be exceeded when adding up adjacent pieces. In addition, no more than three stones may be in a row. The players try to reach exactly the value 15 when laying out, for which they get bonus points, they also get bonus points for laying out all three stones at the same time. The players get normal points by adding up all newly created sets, regardless of whether they complete another player's or place their own set. It is important to ensure that a player does not lay out a new set without adjoining other sets. The fields on the game board hold additional bonus points. When a player has ended his turn, he draws as many stones as he has placed face down. In the end, the winner is the one with the most points.

The game was awarded the As d'Or ( As d'Or du jeu de société ) in France in 1996 .

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