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Publisher
Year Published
1936
# of Players
2 − 6
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 3 players
Recommended with 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 players
(15 voters) [poll]
Mfg Suggested Ages
4 and up
Playing Time
20 minutes
User Suggested Ages
5 and up
(8 voters) [poll]
Language Dependence
No necessary in-game text
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Primary Name
Pick Up Sticks
Alternate Names
456 Pick Up Sticks
Bierki
Destreza
Fiddle Sticks
The Game of Spellicans
Giant Pick-Up Sticks
Jackstraws
Joko
Jumbo Mikado Pick-Up-Sticks
Kejsarlek
The Klutz Book of Pickup Sticks
Knibbelspel
Let's Play Fiddlestix
Marokkó
Mikádó
Mikado
Mikado Pick-Up-Sticks
Mikado Shangai
Minikado
Nickelodeon Pick Up Sticks
Original Mikado
Palos Chinos
Panda's Pick Up Sticks
Paul Bunyan Giant Wooden Pic-Up Stix
Påvelek
Pega Varetas
Pic-Up Stix
Pick-Up Sticks
Pick-up-Sticks
Pickepinn
Pickup Sticks
Pik A Styk
Pik-A-Styk
Pix Pix
Pix Pix Pick Up Sticks
Pix Pix Pick-Up Stix
Pixie Pic Up Stixs
Plickeplock
Plocke Pinn
Plockepinn
Shangai
Skrapnos
Spillikins
Stickspel
Stöpstickor
Tricky Sticks
Triple Your Score Pick Up Sticks
WWF Crane Pickup Sticks
XXL Mikado
Бирюльки
游戏棒
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Long, thin sticks are scattered on the table in a heap. The black one is used as a tool to pick up the others. The player picks up sticks one at a time, until he causes any other stick to move besides the one he is attempting to pick up. Score points based on the color retrieved.

The game is believed to have developed from the yarrow stalks used for divination with the Chinese I Ching.

Published in Germany about 1850. This concept has been re-published in Germany, 2003, by HABA as Mikado, a game Ages 5 and up

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The game was played in Sweden from the beginning of the 19th century. In Poland it's known as Bierki, and has been and still is one of the most well-known, classic family games (along with Pchełki and Chińczyk), played frequently by children up to end of the 20th century.

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Nickelodeon Pick Up Sticks
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Multi-lingual Edition 1997
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Product Code: C2758
Size: 20.28 x 5.31 x 0.79 inches
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Children's Game Rank: 579
Num Ratings: 1338
Average Rating: 4.20
Standard Deviation: 1.57
Num Views: 89350
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