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E-Sugoroku DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Eastern Asia


E-Sugoroku is a race game popular in Japan from the seventeenth to the nineteenth century. There are thousands of differnt boards that were made for the game during this period, but they are all games in which dice rolls determine which space a player proceeds to next, as given on the board.


Two dice. Boards with a predetermined track where pieces can be sent back or moved forward.




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Koichi, M. 2004. "Scenic Views: E-Sugoroku.: In C. Mackenzie and I. Finkel, eds. Asian Games: The Art of Contest. New York: Asia Society, 77-87.



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