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Atidada (Akidada)DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Western Africa

Category Reconstruction, Board, Space, Line

Description

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.

Rules

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.

All Rulesets

Reconstructed rulesets
Atidada1 Reconstructed with Ludii
Atidada2 Reconstructed with Ludii
Atidada3 Reconstructed with Ludii
Atidada4 Reconstructed with Ludii
Atidada5 Reconstructed with Ludii
Atidada6 Reconstructed with Ludii
Atidada7 Reconstructed with Ludii
Atidada8 Reconstructed with Ludii
Atidada9 Reconstructed with Ludii
Atidada10 Reconstructed with Ludii

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules known from the DLP evidence.

Origin

West Africa

Ludeme Description

Atidada.lud

Concepts

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Reference

Murray 1951: 43.

Evidence Map

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Sources

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.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1142


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