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Owana DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Middle Africa

Category Reconstruction, Done, Board, Sow, Two rows


Owana is a two-row mancala-style board game played by children in the Republic of Congo.


2x4 holes board with two stores. Four counters per hole. Players sow in an anti-clockwise direction. The player who captures all of the opponent's counters wins.

These rules were taken from the Historical Information ruleset.

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Owana (Ludii 1) Reconstructed with Ludii
Owana (Ludii 2) Reconstructed with Ludii
Owana (Ludii 3) Reconstructed with Ludii
Owana (Ludii 4) Reconstructed with Ludii
Owana (Ludii 5) Reconstructed with Ludii
Owana (Ludii 6) Reconstructed with Ludii
Owana (Ludii 7) Reconstructed with Ludii
Owana (Ludii 8) Reconstructed with Ludii
Owana (Ludii 9) Reconstructed with Ludii
Owana (Ludii 10) Reconstructed with Ludii

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules from DLP evidence.


Republic of Congo

Ludeme Description



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Klepzig 1972:186-187.

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



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