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17.2.6 Liar's Dice
The game of Liar's Dice is gambling game currently popular amongst the citizens of Delve. It requires two or more players. Syntax overview --------------- DICE PLAY - Initiate, or join, a game of Liar's Dice. DICE PAY ANTE - Pay the ante for the current round. DICE HAND - View your current hand. DICE CLAIM <quantity> <face> - On your turn, claim you have a certain quantity of a face value. DICE CHALLENGE - On your turn, challenge the claim the previous player has made. Rules overview -------------- The rules of Liar's Dice are simple and fast to pick up, contributing to its huge popularity in Delve. On your turn, you must increase on the previous claim. * You can increase either the quantity or the face, or both. * You cannot decrease either of the numbers below the previous claim's. Everybody starts with five dice. If you lose a challenge, you sacrifice one of your die. * Should you fall below three die, you are out of the game. Game flow --------- Joining - Once a game has been initiated, players have 15 seconds in which to DICE PLAY to join in. Ante - Now that the game has started, you'll have 20 seconds in which to pay the ante with DICE PAY ANTE. - Failure to pay the ante will remove you from the game. Roll - All players will roll their dice and look their hand, being careful not to reveal it to others. Playing - The game will now rotate through each player. - On your turn, you must either claim a higher claim, or challenge the previous claim. Claim - When claiming, you are saying how many dice you have of a specific face value. - Your claim has to be higher than the previous person's claim. - You can lie, but if you get caught out, you'll lose the round and sacrifice a die. Challenging - Instead of claiming, you can instead choose to challenge the previous claim if you think they are lying. - If you are right, you'll win the round and the loser has to sacrifice a die. - If you are wrong, you lose the round and need to sacrifice a die. - After a challenge, the game goes back to the 'Roll' step, unless there is only one player remaining. Losing - You will be out of the game if you fall below three dice. Winning - You win the game if no other players remain, and you'll receive the pot's value.