A game from the 60's. Stacking plastic tiles 1-20, six of each. Can't remember how to play but stacking was definitely involved.Stacking tiles

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    huh... looks like dominoe but with numbers and both repeated on the 2 sides... are all pieces that way? Or do some have different numbers on each side? – DarkCygnus Aug 21 '18 at 17:17
  • No luck while searching at the boardgamegeek.com -> Advanced search -> 1950 to 1980 -> "Numbers" category. It seems that this game does not exists there... – user11737 Aug 21 '18 at 18:19
  • Thank you for searching. Sadly the two who could tell me now can't; my Dad passed away and Mum has dementia. Found the game at her house and remember loving it as a child but not how to play. – Tracey Stubbs Aug 21 '18 at 22:37
  • @DarkCygnus all tiles are as shown and one sided with 6 of each type – Tracey Stubbs Aug 21 '18 at 22:39
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    @Lot - Doesn't sound right. More of a strategy game maybe. – Tracey Stubbs Aug 22 '18 at 20:44

My grandma has this game! I wanted to buy my own!
You turn them all over and put them into piles of 10. Separate the piles according to the amount of players.
Each player takes it in turns to flip over their top tile on the pile on the right hand side. The aim is to build up six piles from 1 to 20 in the middle.
If you turn over a tile and someone has a tile a number higher or lower (e.g. you flip over a 17 and someone else has a 16 or 18) you pass your tile over to put on their tile. The first player to get rid of all their tiles wins.

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    Does the game have a name? – Arcanist Lupus Dec 26 '18 at 20:41
  • I’m trying to find out myself as I’d love to buy it myself! – Sarah Dec 26 '18 at 21:05

This is called Topps Tiles, great game and can’t find anything on the internet about it.


The game you're searching is probably "Up and Down Donkey" (page 8 in the PDF)

It was used in math classes, and got sold commercially one time. Several rules existed to play with these tiles ;)


We had this game as kids and used to play after tea on a Sunday. It was called tops as far as I remember. Maybe tops tiles.

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    Can you provide a link to a source? Searching for tops game and tops tiles game does not give any information. – Toon Krijthe Sep 2 '19 at 16:55

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