A Player starts as a catcher. All players are spread over the playing field, then the catcher may begin with catching. If he hit someone, he or she takes that person by the hand. Now the couple catches together. Anyone who is tagged links into the chain, so that it is getting longer and longer. It may only be caught if the whole snake is complete. (Variant: Only the people on the outside are allowed to catch. The players in the middle of the chain may be touched. It is possible if the chain becomes too long or disputes in the group are foreseeable to divide the chain.
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