Card games, board games, and video games all have one thing in common -- you have to play by the rules if you want to win. Tell us how you interpret those rules and enter the How to Play ____ Challenge! Instructions for classic and made-up games are all eligible. 

The winner of this challenge will take home a Sony DSC digital camera with a 16GB accessory bundle and a custom-designed Instructables card deck! Game instructions aren’t always clear and need some in-depth explanation -- we'll leave that up to you.

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Grand Prize

26 Prizes

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize winner will receive:

Runner Up (25)

Twenty five runner up prize winner will receive an Instructables prize pack including an Instructables card deck.
How It Works

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Mar 9, 2015 and Mar 30, 2015 (11:59pm PT).


Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select How to Play ____. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.


Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.


A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.


When the winners are decided they will be notified and announced here on the contest page.