How to Play Uno Attack

Uno Attack is a fun variation of the classic Uno card game. In the Mattel Uno attack, All players get rid of their cards by matching colors or numbers on the cards, just like in regular Uno. However, there is an exciting motorized card shooter that can send cards flying at any point during gameplay! This fun element adds an extra layer of excitement and challenge.

UNO Attack card game set. This includes the motorized card shooter, 112 playing cards, and instructions for 2-10 players. Uno Attack works best with 3-6 players and Player tokens or pieces (optional). These help indicate the first player for each hand.

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Uno Attack Setup

Required Components:

  • Uno Attack Set and Board
  • motorized card shooter
  • 112 playing cards

How to play Uno Attack Setups

  • 112 Uno Attack cards – These are the playing cards including numbered cards 0-9 in red, green, blue, and yellow, and special action cards.
  • Motorized card flipper – This device holds a deck of 112 cards and will automatically flip and dispense cards during gameplay. It has slots on opposite sides to drop discarded cards into.
  • 2-10 player tokens or pieces (optional) – These are used to keep track of the first player for each hand.

Uno Attack Cards

Uno Attack Cards

Uno Attack Cards Points

  • Numbered cards: 0 points
  • Draw Two: 20 points
  • Reverse: 20 points
  • Skip: 20 points
  • Wild: 50 points
  • Wild Draw Four: 50 points

Uno Attack Cards

Uno Attack Cards

Numbered cards (48 total)

 In Uno attack numbered cards there are 0 to 9 number cards in red, green, blue, and yellow colors – These are the primary cards used to match color or number. They range from 0 to 9 in each of the 4 main colors.

Action cards (64 total)Uno Attack Action Cards

  • Draw Two (8 cards) – The next player must draw 2 cards.
  • Reverse (8 cards) – Reverses the direction of play.
  • Skip (8 cards) – Skip Cards are used to skip the next player’s turn.
  • Wild (8 cards) – Acts as any color, the player chooses the color to continue to play.
  • Wild Draw Four (8 cards) – Acts as any color, the player chooses the color to continue to play. The next player also draws 4 cards.
  • Flip (8 cards) – When this is the top card, the flipper device will activate and dispense more cards. Players then play off whatever the new top card is.
  • Shuffle (8 cards) – When this is the top card, shuffle the discard pile to form a new draw pile. The flipper dispenses new cards to continue play.
  • Draw (8 cards) – When this is the top card, each player draws the number of cards specified (either 1-3) from the flipper. The flipper then dispenses more cards to continue to play.

Uno Attack Setup

Place the motorized card shooter in the center of the playing area. Load it with the included stack of 112 Uno attack cards and deal 7 cards to each player. Place the remaining cards near the card shooter to form a draw pile. Determine who will go first.

You can randomly choose a player, the youngest or oldest player, or whoever has a birthday coming soonest. Give that player the “first player” token. Players look at their 7 dealt cards but keep them hidden from other players. Organize your hand by color and number to help you make plays faster.

How to Play Uno Attack

The basic Uno rules still apply – match a card by number or color to play, and the first player with no cards left wins. Uno Attack introduces new Action cards that allow you to perform actions on other players.

How to play Uno Attack Rules

UNO Attack is a fun and exciting version of the classic card game UNO but with a twist. It uses a card launcher that can shoot out cards at random times, making the game more fun and challenging. Here are the basic rules of how to play UNO Attack:

  • You need 2 to 10 players, and a deck of 112 UNO Attack cards, and a card launcher that runs on batteries.
  • The dealer deals 7 to each player from the deck. Then place all cards in the uno card launcher and The top card of the launcher is turned over and placed next to it. This is the discard pile.
  • The player to the left of the dealer starts the game by matching the discard pile card with a card from their hand. They can match by color, number, or symbol. For example, if the discard pile card is a blue 5, they can play any blue card, any 5 card, or any wild card.
  • If they don’t have a matching card, they have to press the button on the launcher. The launcher may or may not shoot out some cards. If it does, they have to take those cards and add them to their hand. If unable to match card, they can play any card from their hand.
  • The game continues clockwise, with each player taking turns to match or press the button.
  • There are some special cards that have different effects when played. Here are some examples Reverse card changes the direction of play. If it is clockwise, it becomes counterclockwise, and vice versa.
  • When a player has only one card left in their hand, they have to say “UNO” before playing it. If they forget and another player catches them, they have to press the button twice on the launcher as a penalty.
  • The first player to get rid of all their cards wins the round and scores points based on the cards left in their opponents’ hands. Number cards are worth their face value, action cards are worth 20 points each, and wild cards are worth 50 points each.
  • The game ends when one player reaches 500 points or more. The player with the highest score wins the game.

Uno Attack Card Shooter

The card shooter will automatically activate and launch cards at random times during the game. It adds an element of surprise. When the card shooter activates, it will shoot out either 1, 2, or 3 cards into the discard pile in quick succession.

Uno attack Card Shooter

Players who get hit with cards shot by the shooter do not have to draw extra cards or incur any penalties. The cards are simply added to the discard pile.

Players should avoid sitting directly in front of or behind the card shooter as this is the path of the flying cards! Sit offset to the sides for the best experience and if, at any time, no one can match the top card(s) (whether shot out or regularly played), reshuffle the discard pile to form a new draw pile and continue playing.

While following the basic Uno rules, Uno Attack introduces dozens of new “Attack” cards that let you perform a variety of actions on your opponents to switch up their hands and mess with their strategies. With Uno Attack, each game feels unique and keeps you on your toes.

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FAQs

What is the Uno attack card game?

Uno Attack is a fun variation of the classic Uno card game. In Uno Attack, players try to get rid of all their cards by matching colors or numbers, just like in regular Uno. 

How to set up a Uno attack?

To set up a Uno attack you will need a motorized card shooter, 112 playing cards, and instructions for 2-10 players. Uno Attack works best with 3-6 players and Player tokens or pieces (optional). 

How many components are in the Uno attack?

Uno attack components include 112 Uno playing cards including numbered cards 0-9 in red, green, blue, and yellow, and special action cards and motorized card flipper is a device that holds a deck of 112 cards and will automatically flip and dispense cards during gameplay.

How Uno attack gameplay work?

Starting with the first player and moving clockwise, each player must match either the color or the number of the top card on the discard pile in the center. For example, if the top card is a red 7, you must play a red card or a 7 of any color.

How does the card shooter work in a Uno attack?

The card shooter will automatically activate and launch cards at random times during the game. It adds an element of surprise. When the card shooter activates, it will shoot out either 1, 2, or 3 cards into the discard pile in quick succession.

How did the Uno attack game end?

The uno attack game ends when the first player gets rid of all his cards by matching colors or numbers wins and if the match is tied then multiple players can win.

How is winning in the Uno attack different?

The way to win (being the first player with no cards left) is the same.

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