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Adzua (Ado)DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Western Africa

Category Reconstruction, Done, Board, Space, Line


Adzua is a game played by men of the Jukun people in Nigeria.


5x6 board, rendered as holes in the ground. Twelve pieces per player. Players alternate turns placing a piece in one of the holes. When a player succeeds in making a line of three holes with their pieces, they capture one of the opponent's pieces.

These rules were taken from the Historical Information ruleset.

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Adzua (Ludii 1) Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua (Ludii 2) Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua (Ludii 3) Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua (Ludii 4) Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua (Ludii 5) Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua (Ludii 6) Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua (Ludii 7) Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua (Ludii 8) Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua (Ludii 9) Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua (Ludii 10) Reconstructed with Ludii

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules from DLP evidence.



Ludeme Description



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Meek 1931: 456.

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Meek, C. 1931. A Sudanese Kingdom: An Ethnographical Study of the Jukun Speaking Peoples of Nigeria. London: Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner and Co.



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