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Pine Tar Baseball Dice/Board Game 2nd Ed. w/parts

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'Pine Tar' is a baseball game that was created based on feedback from a survey I did on players of the table top genre. It has a concise 11 page rule book with 5 more pages of optional rules. Pine Tar can be learned in one sitting and average 9 inning games take 25-30 minutes. The first few games played typically take 30 minutes while learning the rules. The table below gives an overview of Pine Tars features.

Note: The box cover art may vary from that shown in the photos. I have had several different cover art and use that which is in stock. The game will come with 4 teams from 2014, but the year shown on the box art might state 1884 or 1915.

Overview of Pine Tar Game Mechanics

Feature                                               Description

Game Play Time                                 25-30 minute avg.                                                            

Plays resolve in 1 roll                          Yes-90% do                                                        

Plays resolve in less than 2 rolls               Yes                                                

Pitching System Used                        Grading system                                   

Pitching Split Types                              Home/Away              

Batting Splits                                    RHP, LHP, &  RISP

Defensive check system                         3 levels                                  

Error Checks                                      10 levels system                                                

Stealing Opportunities                     by grade & points                     

Pages of tables                                         2 pages                                                          

Manual size                              11 pages, & optional 5 page                                   

Learning curve                                  Learned in 1 sitting

The game is for 1 to 2 players and is highly suitable for solitaire play. Every game asset is printed in full color.

This game features base stealing, squeeze plays, and maximum innings pitched. In addition to pitcher home/away splits, there are also splits for when a pitcher faces the batting order for the 3rd time.

Each team comes with 4 player sheets. There are 27 players on each teams roster. The 'stats' for each player are not individually cut. The 4 sheets include the suggested starters, pitchers, bench players, and an 'extras' sheet that has 4 players. Each team has 3 suggested lineups. 

The game box includes:

    • 3 ten sided dice* ( one each of red, white, & blue) and 1 six sided die.
    • 3 game pawns, and 1 disk marker
    • 4 blank score sheets and 2 scoring pencils.
    • Player sheets for 4 different teams**.
    • 1 game mat.
    • 1 main instruction manual.
    • 1 card stock sheet of game tables printed front and back.

*Appearance/color of dice are subject to change based on availability.

**Currently the 4 teams included will be from the 2016 season.

 

 

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