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Dongjintian DLP Game   

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Period Modern, 1900s

Region Eastern Asia

Category Board, Sow, Two rows

Description

Dongjintian is a two-row mancala-style board game played in China. It was described to Vernon Eagle by Wang Hongbin.

Rules

2x5 board. Five counters per hole. Sowing can happen in either direction. When the last counter falls into a hole, sowing continues if there are counters in the following holes; these are picked up and sowing continues from there. When the hole after the end of a sowing is empty, the counters in the next hole following it are captured. If a pattern of alternating empty and occupied holes continues after this, the counters in the occupied holes are captured, until there are two occupied or two empty holes in a row. The player who captures the most counters wins.

Eagle 1995: 57-58.

Origin

China

Ludeme Description

Dongjintian.lud

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Sources

Eagle, V. 1995. "Some Newly Described Mancala Games from Yunnan Province, China, and the Definition of a Genus in the Family of Mancala Games." In A. de Voogt, ed, New Approaches to Board Games Research: Asian Origins and Future Perspectives. Leiden: International Institute for Asian Studies, 48-63.

Identifiers

DLP.Games.188

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