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Adzua (Ado)DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Western Africa

Category Reconstruction, Board, Space, Line

Description

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

Rules

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.

All Rulesets

Reconstructed rulesets
Adzua1 Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua2 Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua3 Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua4 Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua5 Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua6 Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua7 Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua8 Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua9 Reconstructed with Ludii
Adzua10 Reconstructed with Ludii

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules from DLP evidence.

Origin

Nigeria

Ludeme Description

Adzua.lud

Concepts

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Reference

Meek 1931: 456.

Evidence Map

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Sources

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

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1256


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