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Chicken Cha Cha Cha Rules: How Do You Play Chicken Cha Cha Cha

Chicken Cha Cha Cha is a game where you and up to 3 other players chase each other on a chicken yard “dance floor” attempting to collect all the feathers from each rump.

Game type: tiles, vs, memory
Number of players: 2-4
Suggested age: 5+

Game Pieces
24 egg-shaped tiles
12 octagonal “chicken yard” tiles
4 chickens
4 tail feathers

Pregame Setup
Shuffle the 12 chicken yard tiles and spread them out face down in the center of the play area.
Shuffle the 24 egg-shaped tiles and place them in a circular pattern around the center play area.
Each player selects a single chicken and places a single feather in its rump and then selects an egg that is as an equal number of eggs away from the other player(s). If there are 4 players, then here should be 5 empty eggs between each player.

Playing the Game
the youngest player goes first and selects one “yard tile” from the center play area and reveals it to all of the players. If that tile matches the egg in front of the active players chicken, then they move their chicken forward to that spot. The yard tile is then replaced, face down, in the same spot it was taken from.

Each player may continue to play, and move forward, for as long as they match the yard tile with the egg tile that is in front of their chicken. All yard tiles must be shown to each player every time.

If a player selects a mismatching yard tile then their turn is ended and passed to the left.

If your chicken reaches another chicken, then you must select the yard tile that matches the egg tile in front of your opponents chicken (and not your own chicken), if successful, you jump ahead of your opponents chicken and steal all of its feathers. You may continue playing as normal after you jump over their chicken, you may jump another chicken on the same turn, and you may also jump multiple chickens at once if they are lined up together.

Winning the Game
You win the game by acquiring all of the feathers in play.

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