Mancala


Hey there penguins, here is a quick guide on how to play CP mini-game: Mancala. This is a game in which penguins all over the island are often confused upon. CPReveals offers you a step-by-step clear instruction manual that can help you in being the ‘top dog’ amongst your buddies!

Scroll down to ‘How to play Mancala:’ if you know where the Mancala tables are.

  1. Open your map, click on ‘Town’
  2. Ignore ‘Dance Club’ and ‘Gift Shop’ and head towards the Coffee Shop.
  3. Locate the flight of stairs (right of your screen) and go upstairs to the Book Room.
  4. Once you are inside the Book Room, you will see the Mancala tables. Click on it to start playing, but remember, this is a multiplayer game so waiting for a player to join will be compulsory.
  5. However, you don’t know how to play the game yet! Click on the 5-page manual (located at the right of your screen) to help you out

How to play Mancala:

Contents of the 5-page manual:

Page 1- OBJECT OF THE GAME

Each player attempts to collect as many stones as possible before one of the players clears his or her side of stones.

Mancala how to play p2

The diagram from page 2.

Page 2- THE BOARD

Each player has a side of the board. (top and bottom) The six holes nearest to each player belong to him or her and their large holes or Mancala is to the right.

Page 3- HOW TO PLAY

Players alternate turns. In his or her turn each player selects a group of stones from one hole on his or her side of the board. Each stone is dropped one by one in the holes around the board, including his Mancala but not the opponents Mancala.

Page 4- FREE TURNS

If the last stone lands in the player’s own Mancala, that player goes again.

CAPTURES

If the last stone is dropped in an empty hole on the player’s own side, he captures all the stones from the opponents hole directly opposite that hole, including his stone.

Page 5- HOW TO WIN

The game is over when a player has no more stones on his side of the board. The winner is the player with the greatest total of stones in his or her Mancala and any remaining stones on his or her side of the board.

 

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