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Components

Game Base4 Hippos Bodies4 Hippo Heads4 Marble Launchers and also Guides20 Plastic MarblesLabel Sheet

Setup

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Squeeze sides and gently pull the hippos out from the tabs.

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Remove the bags indigenous the Hippo heads. Eliminate marble warehouse cover that's under the pond

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Attach each Hippo by sliding its front tabs into the pond. Press down come lock right into place.

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Fill every marble relax area. Place the golden marble in any open area.

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Wake up your Hippo through holding under its tail and also pulling that neck out and also downward.

Press and also release the tail a couple of times.

Game Play

Pick a Hippo

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Launch every the marbles into the pond.

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Whoever's birthday is next gets come yell "go", currently gobble the most marbles come win!

Each player choose a various Hippo, then places 5 marbles into the marble release area come the ideal of it. See Figure over for placement.

The youngest player goes first, by pressing his or her marble launcher to relax one marble. Currently all players quickly start pressing and also releasing their Hippos' / tails, to shot to make them gobble the marble!

After the marble is gobbled, the following player (to the left) launches a marble, and 1- all players try to do their Hippos gobble that marble. When all marbles have actually been gobbled up, players counting the marbles in their marble collecting areas.

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End of the Game

The player with the many marbles wins!

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Bonus Game:

Play the same way, only this time - whoever's hippo chomps the golden marble wins!

Advanced Game

At the same time, every players launch every one of their marbles, climate quickly shot to do their Hippos gobble as countless as castle can. When all of the marbles haven been gobbled up, the player v the most marbles wins.