Knockabout is a chess-like strategy game, played on a 7 per
board, with dice as playing pieces. The dice normally
movement strength, but if movement causes a chain reaction,
die in line is re-rolled after the move. The element
of luck is
limited; just enough to keep the game interesting, not
dominate the outcome.
The object of the game is to knock your opponent's pieces
"gutter" on the outer edge of the board. Dice
distance equal to their current value, and induce a chain
(similar to billiard balls) if their path is blocked.
In case of
such a chain reaction, the last piece in the chain is
re-rolled. You can read the official rules here.
credible but not stellar player.