Snake Race


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About Snake Race

Snake Race is an interesting twist on the classic Snake game where players compete against each other rather than solely against the game itself. In Snake Race, multiple players control their snakes on the same playing field simultaneously. The objective typically remains the same as the original Snake game: each player maneuvers their snake to collect food items, causing their snake to grow longer.


  • Objective: The main goal is to maneuver the snake around the screen to eat food (usually depicted as dots or pellets), which causes the snake to grow longer. The objective is to survive as long as possible without colliding with obstacles.

  • Movement: The snake moves continuously in a straight line. Players can control the direction of movement (up, down, left, right) to navigate the snake around obstacles and towards food.

  • Growth and Points: Each time the snake eats food, it grows longer. Points are typically awarded based on the length of the snake and possibly for each piece of food eaten.

  • Challenges: As the snake grows longer, it becomes more challenging to avoid collisions with itself or the walls of the playing area. The game becomes progressively more difficult as the snake's length increases.

  • End of Game: The game typically ends when the snake collides with itself or a wall, at which point the player's score is usually displayed.

Why is Snake Race so popular?

  1. Fairness and Balance: It offers a fair way to draft players or items in a sequential order. The order reverses each round, ensuring that each participant gets an equal chance at valuable picks throughout the draft.

  2. Strategy and Skill: Participants must strategize not only their current picks but also plan for future rounds. This involves assessing available options, predicting others' choices, and adapting their strategy based on the unfolding draft.

  3. Engagement and Interaction: Snake drafts often involve multiple participants, fostering engagement and interaction among players. It can be competitive and social, as participants discuss and debate their picks and strategies.

  4. Versatility: It's adaptable to various contexts beyond sports, such as fantasy leagues, game development, or even presentation topics. This versatility contributes to its widespread popularity across different domains.

  5. Accessible Format: The straightforward nature of a snake draft makes it accessible to both beginners and seasoned participants. Its simplicity in structure combined with the strategic depth appeals to a wide range of audiences.

How to play Snake Race


  • Use the arrow keys on your keyboard (or swipe gestures on a touchscreen) to control the direction of the snake.
  • The snake will move continuously in the direction indicated until you change its direction.


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