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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
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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
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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
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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.