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Bul

Period(s)

Modern

Region(s)

Central America

Description

Bul is a game played in the Maya area by men, and which plays an important role in the Vigil of the Maize ceremony. It is a race game that involves capturing and stacking.

Rules

Six or more players (even number), played on two teams. The games Aj Sayil, Aj T'iwil, Aj Sina'anil, Aj Sakakil, and A K'aak'il are played in succession.

Verbeeck 1998: 87-90.

Sub-Games

Aj Sayil, Aj T'iwil, Aj Sina'anil, Aj Sakakil, A K'aak'il

Reference

Verbeeck 1998.

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Sources

Verbeeck, L. 1998. "Bul: A Patolli Game in Maya Lowland." Board Games Studies 1: 82-100.

Identifiers

DLP.Game.307

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