Headache is a board game for 2 to 4 players similar to the traditional game Mensch ärgere dich nicht, in which the object is to land a playing piece (known as "cones" or "men") on top of all opponents' pieces (to create "stacks"). The game is distinct from Mensch ärgere dich nicht in that there is no finish the player must reach. Play moves in circles until one player has captured every other players' cones on the board and declared the winner. All players are welcome to occupy any space throughout the game, provided the die rolls allow, and there are eight spaces that serve as "safe" spots, where a cone resting on this space cannot be captured. Captured pieces are not sent back to start, but are permanently lost.

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  • Headache is a board game for 2 to 4 players similar to the traditional game Mensch ärgere dich nicht, in which the object is to land a playing piece (known as "cones" or "men") on top of all opponents' pieces (to create "stacks"). The game is distinct from Mensch ärgere dich nicht in that there is no finish the player must reach. Play moves in circles until one player has captured every other players' cones on the board and declared the winner. All players are welcome to occupy any space throughout the game, provided the die rolls allow, and there are eight spaces that serve as "safe" spots, where a cone resting on this space cannot be captured. Captured pieces are not sent back to start, but are permanently lost. Like similar games such as Trouble, Headache has its dice in a "pop-o-matic" bubble in the center of the board. The bubble is pressed to roll the dice. Unlike Trouble, which has a single die in the bubble, Headache has two dice. One die is a regular die featuring the numbers one through six. The other is blank on five sides, and has a red dot on the sixth side. The red dot, if rolled allows for an extra turn. Headache was first introduced in 1968 by the and was later manufactured by Milton Bradley. It the UK the game (called Game of Headache) was released in 1968 through Peter Pan Playthings. (en)
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  • Lid of the Game of Headache (en)
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  • Headache is a board game for 2 to 4 players similar to the traditional game Mensch ärgere dich nicht, in which the object is to land a playing piece (known as "cones" or "men") on top of all opponents' pieces (to create "stacks"). The game is distinct from Mensch ärgere dich nicht in that there is no finish the player must reach. Play moves in circles until one player has captured every other players' cones on the board and declared the winner. All players are welcome to occupy any space throughout the game, provided the die rolls allow, and there are eight spaces that serve as "safe" spots, where a cone resting on this space cannot be captured. Captured pieces are not sent back to start, but are permanently lost. (en)
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  • Headache (game) (en)
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