Land Mines






It is a quarter game that will get you wrecked if you play it long enough. The more people, the better. All you need is a quarter, a shot glass, a bigger shot glass (preferably 3-4 shots worth), a bunch of your buddies around a table that want to get messed up, and beer (must be in cans).

To start, just pick a random person to start with the quarter and the shot glass. That player fills the shot glass with their own beer (it is important to use your own). That player flicks the quarter to make it spin on the table, and while it is spinning they take the shot. Then with the same hand you took the shot with, catch the quarter between your index and middle finger before it stops spinning.

If you catch the quarter before it stops, the person to the left goes. If you screw up, either by not catching the quarter in time or flicking it off the table, you must go again. After 3 misses, you must use the large shot glass and try again. Keep going until you catch the quarter.

Now here is where it gets interesting. Once you finish your beer, you can slam your empty beer can on a spinning quarter during another player's turn. It then stays there for the remainder of the game. Squeeze the sides in a bit to make sure everyone knows it is a Land Mine. This counts as a miss for the player who spun the quarter, and they must go again.

Soon enough, the table will be covered with random Land Mines that will get in the way of your spinning quarter. The Land Mines will cause many more misses and a whole lot more drinking. If a player touches a Land Mine during their turn, that too counts as a miss. Keep playing until everyone is sick or there is no more room to spin the quarter.

HINT: Ganging up on beginners or that special someone you want to get drunk is always fun. You can either save up your empties for that person's turn, or team up with another player and make a very small area for that person to play in. This is done by flicking the quarter in the direction of the rookie and having another player slam an empty there so a Land Mine is in their way the rest of the game.