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Damdaman DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Southeastern Asia

Category Reconstruction, Board, War, Leaping, Diagonal

Description

Damdaman is a game that was played on the island of Java in Indonesia in the nineteenth century. It was described as being similar to a Draughts game played in India, but few details were given.

Rules

More pieces than English Draughts. Similar to an India draughts game.

Origin

Indonesia

Ludeme Description

Damdaman.lud

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Reference

Murray 1951: 68.

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Sources

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

Raffles, T. 1817. The History of Java. London: John Murray.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.944


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