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Adugo

Period

Modern

Region

Brazil

Description

Played by indigenous peoples in Brazil. The game is played on a board which is usually scratched into the earth, with stones or other small objects used as pieces. The board is square with intersecting orthogonal and diagonal lines, and with a triangular appendage to the square. There are 14 "dog" pieces and one "jaguar" piece. The jaguar attempts to capture at least five dogs by jumping them, and thus create a stalemate. The dogs attempt to surround the jaguar and block it. The game has been reported among several indigenous groups in Brazil, including the Bororo, Pareci, Guaraní, and the Manchakeri.

Rules

Origin

Ludeme Description

Adugo.lud

Variants

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