> They are also known as mancalla games.
or mankala, oware, owari, owerri, awari etc etc (morder for
web-searchers! but a great and highly complex game)
Rattray's book on Ashanti (pub. c. 1900) was ecstatic about the game
and the design of the beoards. He also gave "the" rules. But this is
like giving "the" rules for cards, which encompasses a vast family of
Mankala is also highly mathematical, which accounts for my interest
in it ....
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