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Can't Stop

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Publisher
Year Published
1980
# of Players
2 − 4
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 3 players
Recommended with 2–4 players
(131 voters) [poll]
Mfg Suggested Ages
9 and up
Playing Time
30 minutes
User Suggested Ages
6+
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Language Dependence
No necessary in-game text
(45 voters) [poll]
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Can't Stop
Alternate Names
BASTA
Can't Stop!
Sans Arrêt
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In this Sid Sackson classic, players must press their luck with dice and choose combinations tactically to close out three columns. The board has one column for each possible total of two six-sided dice, but the number of spaces in each column varies: the more probable a total, the more spaces in that column and the more rolls it takes to complete. On their turn, a player rolls four dice and arranges them in duos: 1 4 5 6 can become 1+4 and 5+6 for 5 & 11, 1+5 and 4+6 for 6 & 10, or 1+6 and 4+5 for 7 & 9. The player places or advances progress markers in the open column(s) associated with their chosen totals, then chooses whether to roll again or end their turn and replace the progress markers with markers of their color. A player can only advance three different columns in a turn and cannot advance a column which any player has closed out by reaching the end space; if a roll doesn’t result in any legal plays, the turn ends with that turn’s progress lost.

A predecessor from 1974, The Great Races, exists as a paper-and-pencil game.

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Components:

  • 1 Game Board
  • 4 Dice
  • 3 White Pieces ("Runners")
  • 44 Pieces (11 x 4 Colors)
  • Instructions

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Gryphon English edition 2011
Publisher: Eagle-Gryphon Games
Artist: Gabriel Laulunen
Year: 2011
Product Code: 101056
Size: 13.20 x 13.20 x 2.20 inches
2.00 pounds
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Franjos German Edition 2011
Publisher: franjos Spieleverlag
Artist: Klaus Wilinski
Year: 2011
Size: 8.94 x 8.94 x 2.09 inches
1.54 pounds
Dutch, English, German
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Ravensburger German edition 2007
Publisher: Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH
Artist: Walter Pepperle
Year: 2007
Product Code: Ravensburger Spiele Nr. 26 4315
Size: 12.20 x 12.20 x 2.56 inches
1.65 pounds
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Ravensburger Multilingual Edition 2007
Publisher: Ravensburger Spieleverlag GmbH
Artist: Walter Pepperle
Year: 2007
Product Code: 26 434 6
Size: 12.17 x 12.17 x 2.48 inches
0.78 pounds
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Face 2 Face Games edition 2007
Publisher: Face2Face Games
Artist: Walter Pepperle
Year: 2007
Size: 12.00 x 12.00 x 2.50 inches
1.75 pounds
English, French, Spanish
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1 This rethemed board - Minecraft
My son want to play this game.. i made a board, he picked the minecraft theme.
English
2015-12-31
1 Android Dice Roller for Can't Stop
New and maybe last version. The app now doesn't flicker when the button is pressed anymore. The color palette is also renewed, and the button has a new effect. I probably could improve the layout and responsiveness, but I think it works well enough as it is. Anyway, if you find any problem with it, please let me know so I can fix it.
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2015-10-30
9 Can't Stop the Escape from New York - a rethemed board
This rethemed board for Can't Stop evokes the movie "Escape from New York" and is based on a redesigned board for the game of the same name designed by Scott Everts (user ScottE), which is used here under Creative Commons license. This version is approximately 9" x 17" when printed at 300 dpi.
English
2015-09-15
2 Can't Stop - Nuevo tablero, fichas y reglas
Tablero nuevo, fichas de ganador de columna nuevas y se adjuntan elementos visuales de la caja y las reglas del juego.
Spanish
2015-08-19
1 Can't Stop Player Aid
I made this up because a few in my group just had trouble wrapping their head around how to add up the dice as quickly as I could. This is how I add up the 4 dice in my head, by arranging them in a square formation. Hope this helps!
English
2014-09-03
13 Basic Printable Can't Stop Board - PDF
Printable Can't Stop Board. If printed on 11x17 you should be able to use mini poker chips as markers.
English
2014-05-20
8 Homemade Can't Stop Board
Here's my contribution to a Can't Stop homemade board. It's set up to be printed on 12" x 14.5" sheet or cardstock.
English
2014-04-15
10 Solo game in Excel
Multiplayer version. Each player plays on the same xls file.
English
2013-09-23
8 Can't Stop - probabilities
The first four columns detail every possible dice combination. The next three columns indicate if a desired sum is possible between two dice (the values above the "sum" can be changed by the user). The "any" column any of the three indicated sums are possible (for math people: sum1 or sum2 or sum3). "Total" is based on the "any" column. To find the probability: Total / 1296
English
2012-11-18
29 Can't Stop Cards
A nice Can't Stop board assembled from cards. Print. Cut. Sleeve. Enjoy.
English
2012-06-12
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