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Raquithue DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region South America

Category Reconstruction, Done, Board, Hunt


Raquilthue is a game played by the Cañicul Mapuche community in Argentina. It is a hunt game, of a type popular among indigenous communities in the region. One player plays as a single lion, and the other as fourteen dogs.


7x7 grid, connected to a smaller 5x5 grid with a line connecting the two at their center lines. One player plays as one lion, which begins on the central spot of the top line of the smaller grid, the other as fourteen dogs, which begin on the points of the bottom two lines of the larger grid. Pieces move along the lines of the board.

These rules were taken from the Historical Information ruleset.

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

Incomplete rulesets
Historical Information Rules from the DLP evidence.



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Ferrarese 2006: 14-15.

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Ferrarese, S. 2006. Juegos Etnicos de America y Documentos sobre Educación Física Intercultural. Neuquén: Proyecto Rescate e Inserción Comunitaria y Pedagógica de los Ancestrales Juegos de los Pueblos Indoamericanos.



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