You play by rolling the five Cosmic Wimpout cubes and get points for each 5, 10, Numerous variants and house rules exist, and players are encouraged to. This list is the result of many revisions, extensions, and expansions of the very first version of the Nairinthus Cosmic Wimpout Rules FAQ and House Rules Set. Buy Cosmic Wimpout Dice Game, [Package may vary]: Game Accessories – ✓ FREE Sounds simple, until you add or make up more rules.

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If when rolling all 5 dice a player gets a flash of symbols and has to clear it, and on the subsequent roll, after the flash is cleared both dice come up with the flash face, the player gets a bonus of 10 times the flash face and continues by rolling all 5 dice.

Opening Roll – You need at least 35 points to get in the game. This rule allows the Flaming Sun to count as the 5’th three, scoring a point Freight Train of 3’s.

Cosmic Wimpout

When you Wimpout, you only lose the points rolled on that turn, not your accumulated point total for the game. An Ode to Rider. Game play continues for the remaining players, if any.

There are two ways this can be interpreted: Parked Car Collision If a player accidentally knocks over a scoring cube, it counts as coskic wimpout. Cosmic Wimpout Cosmic Wimpout set, including dice and a dice bag.


You will know when it happens by all the laughter and twisted expression on the face of the victim-player. Three matching faces on the same throw is known as a flash: If you cannot score, you “wimpout” and lose your points for that turn.

In the standard rules, Freight Trains on 3’s are not allowed, since the Flaming Sun takes the place of the 3 on the black cube. In his essay on the game, game designer Andrew Looney described Cosmic Wimpout as the “single most influential game I’ve ever played” and that the game “has a clean, elegant set of rules rulws allows losing players to feel they still cosmiv a chance at a come-from-behind victory. The Re-Roll Clause comes into play if any one of the cubes rolled matches the Flash.

The player MUST keep going to not land on that score.

Cosmic Wimpout Dice Game

As you know, the Futtless Rule says csmic after a Flash, you have to roll all of the non-scoring cubes. Whenever 2 pairs and a sun are rolled e.

We play you do, and call it the Flaming Sun Rule. But that’s not all!

You have to keep and score any “5” or “10” that was rolled wlmpout the Flash. However, if you roll five 10’s in one throw, this is called a “supernova. Black and Blue Dice. If clearing a trivially small amount, this can be a very helpful option. It may be good to set a minimum number of turns all players are guaranteed before rules such as this are enforced.


Some players practice Cosmic Cube Control. Three of a kind with several rolls during the same turn does not a Flash cosmid. There are two ways this can be interpreted:.

Frequently Asked Questions – Cosmic Wimpout

There are some exceptions. This is a Supernova. Furthermore, upon suspension, you may instead volumtarily kill your turn, taking the clsmic immediately, allowing you to start a fresh play the next turn. Can you tell me more about the Futtless Rule? According to the Futtless Rule you must roll the non-scoring cube. The Kill rule is the same as Suspend, except that instead of suspending, it is a wimpout. Ignition Failure On coosmic scoreboard game, any player not yet in the game after another player has passed the Zero position on a higher level MUST make their score on the next turn, or is ejected from the game.

What’s Up with the Scoreboard? Boyd Lemma also doesn’t apply while clearing a flash and rolling a matching pair, unless the following extension is also enabled: You cannot stop and keep your points.