Objective of Chip ‘n’ Dale Christmas Treasures
The objective of Chip ‘n’ Dale Christmas Treasures is to acquire treasures that will score you more points than the other players at the end of the game.
Setup for Chip ‘n’ Dale Christmas Treasures
- Shuffle the Treasure cards and place them face down to form the draw pile.
- Draw six Treasure cards from the draw pile and place them face down on the table in the form of a Christmas tree.
- Place the Star token at the top of the tree.
- Place the stack of Event cards in numerical order with Event 1 on the top and Event 6 on the bottom. Place the stack near the tree.
- If there are four players, remove the Event 6 card from the pile.
- If there are five or six players, remove the Event 5 and Event 6 card from the pile.
- Whomever last ate a candy cane gets to be the first player.
Playing Chip ‘n’ Dale Christmas Treasures
You will play Chip ‘n’ Dale Christmas Treasures in rounds. Each round consists of a couple of steps.
You will begin each round by flipping over the top Event card. You will check the card to see if its effect is applied at the beginning of the round, or before each player’s turn. See the Event Cards section for more details.
Each player will then take their own individual turn. See the Players’ Turns section below for details.
After all of the players have taken their turn, the current round ends. If the previous round wasn’t the last round in the game, you will play the next round in the same way as the previous round.
When you first reveal an Event card you will look to see if there is a Star symbol on it. If the Star symbol is on the card, the first player takes the Star token and places it in front of themselves.
Before they take any other actions on their turn, the player will take the action printed on the Event card. When the player’s turn ends, they will pass the Star token to the next player in turn order. Once all of the players have taken their turns, the last player returns the Star token to the tree.
If an Event card does not feature the Star symbol, you will perform the action printed on the card immediately. The players will only take the action once at the beginning of the round.
Players may never peek at face down cards unless the current Event card specifically allows it.
Revealing Treasure Cards
Each player begins their turn by choosing one of the Treasure cards that make up the tree. They will flip over the card so they and the rest of the players can see what is on it.
The player now has a choice to make. They can either choose to flip over another card or stop flipping over new cards. You can flip over as many cards as you want on your turn.
Should you flip over cars that feature three or more Pluto faces between them, you are caught in the tree. At this point you must immediately stop flipping over additional cards.
Taking Treasure Cards
After you have stopped flipping over new cards, you will choose which of the cards that you flipped over that you want to keep. If you weren’t caught by Pluto (you did not reveal three or more Pluto faces), you can choose two of the cards you revealed to add to your group of cards.
If you were caught by Pluto, you only get to choose one of the revealed cards to keep. Any cards that you collect will be placed face up in front of you.
To end your turn you will refill the tree. Any cards that were flipped over that were not taken will be flipped over again. You will then draw new cards from the Treasures draw pile until the tree has six cards again. These new cards will be placed face down like the rest of the cards.
At this point your turn ends. Play passes to the next player in turn order.
End of Chip ‘n’ Dale Christmas Treasures
The game ends when the last round is completed (all of the Event cards are revealed). Players will then score the Treasure cards that they collected in the game. See the Scoring section below to see how you score each type of card.
The player that scores the most points wins the game.
Scoring in Chip ‘n’ Dale Christmas Treasures
When scoring the different types of cards, you can score multiple times from one type of card if you meet the requirements to score that type of card. Each Treasure card can only be used in one scoring combination though. You will ignore Pluto faces when scoring.
To score points from Ornament cards you need two different cards. You need one featuring Chip and one featuring Dale. If you have the set of two Ornament cards, you will score three points from the cards.
If you only have one Ornament card or two or more of the same character, the cards will score zero points.
To score points from Candy Cane cards you need to have one card featuring Chip and one featuring Dale. If you have one card featuring both of them, you will score three points from the two cards.
Should you only have one Candy Cane card or two or more featuring the same character, you will receive zero points from the cards.
Popcorn cards must be assembled into sets of three cards in order to score points. If you get three Popcorn cards, you will score five points from them.
You will not score any points if you only collect one or two Popcorn cards.
Each Acorn card is worth one point.
Each Bell is worth two points.
Year: 2021 | Publisher: Funko Games | Designer: Funko Games | Artist: NA
Genres: Card, Memory, Press Your Luck, Set Collection
Ages: 5+ | Number of Players: 2-6 | Length of Game: 15-20 minutes
Difficulty: Light | Strategy: Light | Luck: Moderate
Components: 60 Treasure cards, 6 Event cards, Star Token, Instructions
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