# Questions tagged [jenga]

Jenga (2-8 players, 20 minutes) is a game where players take turns remove wooden blocks from a tower. As the game goes one, the tower loses stability. The player who causes the tower to fall loses.

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### Are all jenga blocks of exactly same size?

If you ever play the game it's easy to conclude that blocks dimensions vary, otherwise the occurrence of loose blocks would be symmetric/regular when the tower initially built. However, I was unable ...
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### Are there any specific strategies in Jenga?

Does Jenga have any specific strategies for block placement and removal that can be employed? Are there certain moves or ideas I could employ to (for example) increase the likelihood that the stack ...
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### If you disturb a Jenga block, can you push it back into place?

In Jenga, when you are moving your block out and another block next to it moves, are you allowed to push the other block(s) back?
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### What is the mass (or density) of the average Jenga block?

I am attempting a project in which a robot needs to carry 5 layers of Jenga pieces around a course, while following a line and without dropping the stacked blocks. Figuring out the static frictional ...
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### What are the official rules of Jenga?

Specifically, we are running into the following points of contention: When a piece is removed, do you have to place it neatly on top to build a new complete layer, or can you build incomplete layers?...
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### Jenga: When does a player's turn begin?

So in a hypothetical jenga game we have two players, let's call them player A and player B. Player A completes a turn, and the tower remains standing for the 10 seconds until player A's turn is over. ...
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### What is the proper way to set up a Jenga tower?

I've always been rather confused about how to set up a Jenga tower. There is a cardboard piece that comes with it that covers two sides and either the top and bottom of a completed tower. It's clear ...
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### In Jenga, what happens if there are 2 blocks on the top of the tower blocking the way for the 3rd block?

I am programming a game of jenga however I have a problem where the player can place down 2 blocks on the top of the tower, and leave no room for a 3rd block? Is there any rule here to prevent this? ...
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### What is the tallest Jenga tower ever created?

Under the standard rules of Jenga, what is officially recognized as the tallest Jenga tower ever created?
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### Can you move some else’s Jenga piece?

Can you move someone else's Jenga piece (properly placed in center position) at the top of stack before placing your piece? Husband moved wife's piece in attempt to not lose.
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### In Jenga, how do we define the “highest completed layer”?

The rules that come with my copy of Jenga state that on each turn, a player should "remove a block from anywhere below the highest completed layer." I played Jenga for the first time in years ...