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Tatsungin DLP Game   

Period Modern

Region Northern America

Category Reconstruction, Pending, Board, Race, Reach


Tatsungin was a board game played with dice by the Pyramid Lake Paiute people of Nevada.


Ten sticks stuck into the ground; the playing spaces are the spaces between the sticks. Eight sticks with one red and one white side, used as dice. The value of the throws equals the number of white sides up. One piece per player.



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Murray 1951: 148.

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Culin, S. 1907. Games of the North American Indians. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press.

Murray, H.J.R. 1951. A History of Board-Games Other Than Chess. Oxford: Clarendon Press.



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