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Mancala Game

Mancala Game Rules


Mancala Game Instructions


Average Price: $9.00
Playing Time: 10 - 20 min.
Ages: 6+
Players: 2
(52.64%) (337 Votes)

Summary:
Mancala is a family game that is played around the world and has been played for many years. Mancala is simple to learn how to play and does involve some strategy. Your goal is to capture as many stones as possible to beat your opponent.

Mancala is a two player game that even little kids can learn how to play. Game set up is simple and is a great game to take with you on vacations. Try playing Mancala with one of you friends today!

Fun Mancala Facts
Object:
Have the most stones in your mancala after all of the stones on one side of the gameboard are captured.

Contents:
In your Mancala game you should have a folding wood game board, 48 colored "stones," and the official Mancala rules and instructions.

Mancala Game Rules:
Please keep in mind that the official Mancala party rules and instructions could be different depending on the game version you have. The rules below are some of the exact directions on how to play Mancala.


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Tristen says:
04-12-2016

You can put stones in the other side of the board you just have to make sure you already put one stone in each pocket on your side and one in your store before you go to the other side
Joanna says:
07-20-2009

When playing Mancala, when moving around the board counterclockwise, are you allowed to put stones in the opposite side of the board or are you suppose to stay on your side of the board?
 
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