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Leoncito DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region South America

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Hunt


Leoncito is a hunt game played by the Mapuche people of the Valle de Iglesias, Argentina.


One player plays as the dogs, the other as one lion. Pieces move orthogonally in any direction. The lion hops a dog to capture it. The dogs win by blocking the lion, the lion wins by eating all the dogs.

Ferrarese 2003-2004: 148.



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Ferrrarese 2003-2004: 148.

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Ferrarese, S. 2003-2004. "Estudio de algunos juegos y juguetes ancestrales mapuche 'el komikan.'" Bulletin of the Innternational COmmittee on Urgent Anthropological and Ethnological Research 42-43: 143-149.



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