Battle Croquet...How to play (Pt 1)

Step 1: THE SETUP:

 

  1. Building the trenches.

  2. Positioning the Field Marshall

  3. Purpose of the Grenadier Guards.

  4. Placing of the Trench Hoops.

  5. Correct placement of the Battlefield Boundary Markers.

  6. The Field Marshall Throne.

  7. The meaning of the Ball Colours.

 

Section 2: CROSSING THE TRENCHES

 

  1. Crossing the Trenches.

  2. Knocking down the Field Marshall.

  3. Things You Shouldn't Do.

 

Step 3: THE REFEREES

 

  1. Field Referee (Fez Wearers)

  2. Head Referee.

  3. Bomb Referee. (or Bomb Warden)

  4. The Scorekeeper.

  5. Positioning of the Referees.

  6. Throwing the Fez.

  7. Stopping Play.

  8. Field Referee hand signals.

  9. Head Referee: administering penalties.

 

Part 4: BRIBING

  1. Bouquets.

  2. Throwing the Bouquet.

  3. "Oh look, some Lovely Flowers!"

  4. Counter Bouquets.

 

EXTRA ADVICE:

 

Thowing a Bouquet prior to your turn.

 

HOW TO PLAY

 

  1. The Spy / Playing the Spy Ball.

  2. The Grenadiers / Playing the Grenadier Ball.

  3. Number of hits per turn

  4. Going through the Trench Hoop.

  5. The Bomb Keeper.

  6. Stopping the Game with an explosion.

  7. Duration of game play.

  8. Announcing the Score.

Battle Croquet...How to play (Pt 2)

Part 2 of this exciting series: How To Play Battle Croquet. Conrad walks us through it...

 

  1. Who goes first?

  2. Mallet selection.

  3. Spies and Grenadiers.


 

Battle Croquet...How to play (Pt 3)

Part 3 of this enthralling guide covering:

 

  1. Line Refs

  2. Deserters

Battle Croquet - a fine example of gameplay

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