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Dintja le Nmutla DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Southern Africa

Category Reconstruction, Board, Hunt

Description

Dintja le Nmutla is a hunt game played by the Sotho people of South Africa.

Rules

The board is a grid of vertical and horizontal lines. One player plays as four hounds, the other as one rabbit. The hounds are only able to move forward, the rabbit can move forward and backward. The hounds win by blocking the rabbit so it cannot move; the rabbit wins by moving behind the line of dogs so they are unable to block it.

Origin

South Africa

Ludeme Description

Dintja le Nmutla.lud

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Reference

Klepzig 1972: 517.

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Sources

Klepzig, F. 1972. Kinderspiele der Bantu. Meisenheim am Glan: Verlag Anton Hain.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.1199


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