How to play Mancala.
Mancala is played on a board with two rows of six holes facing each other.
Each player owns a row of six holes, plus a Mancala to the right of the holes. When the game begins,
there are six stones in each hole, and the two Mancalas are empty. A player begins his clicking on
one of their holes. The stones in that hole are picked up and distributed counter-clockwise around the
board, placing one stone in each hole. Stones are distributed into the player's own Mancala, but the
opponent's Mancala is skipped.
If the last stone distributed lands in the player's Mancala, the player gets another turn. If the last
stone lands on an empty hole owned by the player and the opponent's hole directly across the board contains
at least one stone, the player takes all the stones in that hole plus the last landed stone and puts them all
in their Mancala. Otherwise, the player's turn ends, and the opponent moves.
If all the holes of a player become empty, even if it is not his turn to play, the stones remaining in the
holes of the opponent are put in the opponent's Mancala, and the game ends. The player with the most stones
in their Mancala wins the game.
Select a one player game versus our computer player, or play a two player game against a friend. If you
decide to take on the computer, you can select it's skill level. Enjoy!
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