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Bakkis DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Eastern Africa

Category Reconstruction, Done, Board, Race, Reach


Bakkis is a race game played in Somaliland in the nineteenth century. It was said to be the same game as Pachisi, but no rules were given.


Name of the game. Played similarly to Pachisi.

These rules were taken from the Historical Information ruleset.

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Reconstructed rulesets
Bakkis (Ludii 1) Reconstructed with Ludii
Bakkis (Ludii 2) Reconstructed with Ludii
Bakkis (Ludii 3) Reconstructed with Ludii
Bakkis (Ludii 4) Reconstructed with Ludii
Bakkis (Ludii 5) Reconstructed with Ludii

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules from DLP evidence.



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Murray 1951: 136

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Burton, R. 1856. First footprints in East Africa. London: Tylston.

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



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