Published 1999 by Mattel Inc. For 2-6 players, individually or partnered. Age 7 and up. Takes 20-40 minutes to play. An abstract card game with 144 cards numbered 1 through 12 plus 18 SKIP-BO cards for a total of 162. Object is to be the first player to play all the cards in your "stock" pile. Skip-Bo is the commercial version of the traditional game known as "Spite and Malice".