Place the game board without any mouse parts in the middle of the play area. Each player chooses a colored mouse and places it at the start position. Roll the die to see who goes first. Roll the die and move your mouse that many spaces forward on the game board.
Mouse Trap (originally Mouse Trap Game) is a board game first published by Ideal in 1963 for two to four players. The game was one of the first mass-produced, three-dimensional board games. Over the course of the game, players at first cooperate to build a working Rube Goldberg–like mouse trap.
The trap is good quality and works great. This is a great game to play with the kids. For the all reviews of people saying parts don’t line up, or cheaply made they are putting the game together wrong or letting their nostalgia of this game go on a much higher level than it really was! It truly is the same game.
Additionally, what’s the cheese for in mouse trap? COLLECTING CHEESE PIECES: As your mouse moves around the gameboard, you will collect Cheese pieces from the Cheese pile and from your opponents. You may use Cheese pieces later in the game to help you spring the trap on your opponents’ mice. More about this later in the instructions.