Questions tagged [candy-land]

A game (2-4 players, 30 minutes) geared toward children in which players race to the Candy Castle by drawing color cards to see how far they can move. Often cited as an example of a luck-based game with no strategic element.

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What happens when all players land on licorice in Candy Land?

I am in dire need of assistance. My wife and son were engaged in a heated two player game of Candy Land, when suddenly tragedy struck. My son landed on a licorice space and per the rules of the game ...
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Is there more strategy with the two card variation of Candyland?

Candyland has a variation for older players where you draw two cards each turn and then choose one to use. Obviously you would normally choose whichever card moved you the furthest down the board. ...
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Has Candyland always had a lose-a-turn square?

I just played a brand new version of Candyland and noticed several squares that cause a player to lose a turn if they land on them. The squares are decorated with licorice to associate them with the ...
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When was the Lord Licorice character added to Candy Land?

I recently played a brand new copy of Candy Land with my son and noticed a character named Lord Licorice, who I don't remember from playing the game when I was a child. The Candy Land Wikipedia ...