Rock Paper Scissors is a game where two (or more) players compete against each other, with each player picking rock, paper, or scissors.

Basic rules

  • Rock beats scissors
  • Scissors beats paper
  • Paper beats rock

Extended rules

A common variant of the game is known as "Rock-Paper-Scissors-Lizard-Spock" in which the following rules apply:

  • Scissors cut Paper
  • Paper covers Rock
  • Rock crushes Lizard
  • Lizard poisons Spock
  • Spock smashes Scissors
  • Scissors decapitate Lizard
  • Lizard eats Paper
  • Paper disproves Spock
  • Spock vaporizes Rock
  • Rock crushes Scissors