hist-games: camel dice

Alan Winston awinston at scn.org
Fri Nov 22 21:39:21 PST 2002

"Camel - The Game"

(c)  1992 R.J .Reynolds

- six dice, as described;
- 48 cards, with ranks as dice faces, eight each, illustrated with "Joe
Camel" double ended figures;
- Score pad
- rule sheet;
- packaged in box designed like oversized Camel cigarette pack.

Game is sort of a vague cross between the Hearts dice game and Liar's Dice.

Has appeared regularly and cheaply on Ebay for years. Current listings as
item #  737483083, 738486210,  738888133,  738919076,  738958050. The second
listing has the best illustrations:

Even with the full set, I don't bother with the cards or the rules, and
simply play a Hearts variation with the dice.

Alan Winston

----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Mc Bride" <stephenmcbride52 at hotmail.com>
To: <hist-games at www.pbm.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 21, 2002 3:07 PM
Subject: hist-games: camel dice

> I have just acquired a set of six dice which have the letters C A M E L on
> each of the sides,plus an illustration of a camel on one side. I have no
> doubt that they are modern and that they are a promotional gimmick of the
> cigarette company, but what game is played with them. Does anybody have
> ideas?
> _________________________________________________________________
> Help STOP SPAM with the new MSN 8 and get 2 months FREE*
> http://join.msn.com/?page=features/junkmail
> _______________________________________________
> hist-games mailing list
> hist-games at www.pbm.com
> http://www.pbm.com/mailman/listinfo/hist-games

More information about the hist-games mailing list