mancala


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mancala

(mænˈkɑːlə)
n
(Games, other than specified) an African and Asian board game
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Al Hawalees is the Omani version of Mancala, a board game that originated in Ghana in the 6th and 7th centuries.
Toguz korgool (literally, nine sheep droppings) is a game in the mancala family that is played in Central Asia.
In Kenya, visitors were able to make beeswax candles and mancala board games.
Eglash writes about discrete self-organizing in the Owari board game played throughout Africa in many different versions variously called ayo, bao, giuthi, lela, mancala, omweso, owari, tei, and songo, among many other names.
Years ago, de Voogt traveled to Zanzibar, a group of islands off the western coast of Africa, where people taught him to play a version of mancala.
Picking up and collecting is a game mechanic that is represented in the traditional African family of games called mancala (an ancestral representation of sowing and harvesting), and also in games in which players search for <<treasure>>, following clues that have been planted around the house or garden.
I love to play Mancala because it is really fun and because you can come with new strategies and it is really challenging.
Network technology company Mancala Networks announced on Thursday the delivery of a new, high availability RADIUS authentication system for air transport communications and IT solutions provider SITA's AIRCOM IP platform.
The Company's production hub is the 100% owned Que River base and precious metals project, mined in alliance with Mancala Pty Ltd.
This particular skill has been shown for a series of games, including chess, mancala (the generic name for all games that are played on rows of holes with identical player counters) and checkers (de Voogt, 2005; Keessen & van der Stoep, 1986; Steinkohl, 1992).
Entertainment methods pavilion includes the famous game mancala.
Solid wood traditional Tiv game boards (sort of carved oval egg boxes) and beads make for an ancient African game called Mancala, which is African society's equivalent of chess.