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Dajam DLP Game   

Category Reconstruction, Board, Race, Reach

Description

Dajam is a race game played in Madras, similar to games like Pachisi and Chaupar.

Rules

Three 3x5 rectangles, arranged in a cross. The innermost and outermost squares in the central row are marked with an X. Cowry shells are used as dice. The number of mouths up equals the value of the throw; no mouths up = 12.

Origin

India

Ludeme Description

Dajam.lud

Concepts

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Reference

Murray 1951: 137.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1355


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