Tiddlywinks is a game of strategy and dexterity for two to four players.
In the popular children's game of tiddlywinks, the aim is to flick small counters (which we call "winks") into a pot with a larger disc (which we call a "squidger"). The players take turns, but if a wink goes in the pot then that player gets another go. The first player to get all their winks into the pot wins.
The adult game emphasises a minor component of the rules of the children's game: that if a wink lands on top of another wink, the lower wink may not be played. From this simple statement leads a world of strategy; the adult game is about controlling your opponent's winks, building and attacking piles of winks, creating a strong defensive or threatening position and building a lead before the game ends — all while demonstrating the skill of play to execute your shots as intended (and making your opponents' shots as difficult as possible). A player still wins if all the winks of that player's colour are potted, but many games reach the end of the time limit without this happening.