Miser vs Miser is a dice-rolling game where two players are locked in an eternal struggle between heat and cold. Each is trying to defeat the other by reaching them with their energy beam. The snowman is blasting cold energy and the sun is blasting away with heat. Players roll a six-sided die, subtract, and then count on the numberline to see who is getting the upper hand this time.
Educational: This game is intended to help introduce or increase familiarity with the concept of negative numbers and the conventions of the number line.
Ages 6+ 2 players 5-10 min.
This is a free print-and-play game. Download here.
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