Players: 2-2 (Best for 2, Recommended for 2)
Playing time: 10 minutes
Rating on BoardGameGeek: 5.75967
Description: Mancala is not just used as the name of a game, but also used as the name for the whole Mancala Family of pit-and-pebble games. The game known as Mancala in the USA is best known in Africa as Wari.
Play involves scooping up pebbles from a pit and sowing the pebbles, one at a time, into the other pits. These games were probably created in Africa hundreds (if not thousands) of years ago.
The board for a "standard" Mancala game is composed of two by six pits, and a larger scoring pit on each side. Two players sit across from each other over the board. The large scoring pit to each player's right is "her" scoring pit.
Mechanics: Point to Point Movement
Categories: Abstract Strategy