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Atidada (Akidada)DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Western Africa

Category Reconstruction, Done, Board, Space, Line


Atidada is an alignment game played in what is now Togo and Ghana. The details are not completely described, but it can be played with three, six or 20 pieces per player. The board is made in the ground, and sticks are used as pieces.


Similar to Merels games. The board is square in shape. Played with three, six, or twenty pieces per player.

These rules were taken from the Historical Information ruleset.

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

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules known from the DLP evidence.


West Africa

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Murray 1951: 43.

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Murray, H.J.R. 1951. A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Schönhärl, J. 1909. Volkskundliches aus Togo. Dresden and Leipzig: C. U. Kochs Verlagsbuchhandlung.



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