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Laram Wali (Padikoré)

Leaderboard

Period(s)

Modern

Region(s)

Western Africa

Categories

Board, War, Leaping.

Description

Laram Wali is a game with captures played in Mali. It is played on a cross-shaped board, on which pieces are placed and then a capturing phase begins.

Rules

Cross-shaped board, with any number of squares in the arm with a central square, and a number of pieces per player equal to the number of spaces in two arms. Three squares in each arm with six pieces per player is common. Players alternate turns placing pieces on the board. Players may not place pieces in the central space. When the pieces are placed, players alternate turns move a piece to am empty adjacent square, or hopping over an adjacent opponent's piece or an unbroken line of opponent's pieces with an empty space behind it. The player who captures all of the opponent's pieces wins.

Béart 1955: 461-462.

Origin

Mali

Ludeme Description

Laram Wali.lud

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Sources

Béart, C. 1955. Jeux et jouets de l'ouest africain. Tome II. Dakar: IFAN.

Identifiers

DLP.Game.665

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