by Novel Games Limited

Play a digital version of the ancient gem collecting game against a computer opponent.

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: Novel Games Limited

Release : Mancala 1.3.3

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The Mancala software is a digital reimagining of the ancient board game known as Mancala, a game of African origin that emerged in the 6th century AD. It uses a strategy based on gathering gems in your own store while preventing your opponent, the computer, from doing the same.

The game board consists of 12 small pits arranged in two rows. Each pit contains 4 gems at the start of the game. The top row belongs to the computer, while the bottom row is yours. Two larger pits on the left and right side of the board are the stores. The store on the right is yours, and the one on the left belongs to the computer. The main objective is to gather as many gems as possible in your stores.

  • User-friendly and intuitive game interface
  • Online multiplayer mode to compete against other opponents
  • Option to save your game progression
  • Ability to customize the appearance of the game board and gems

Each player takes their turn to move the gems. To make a move, you can click on one of the pits in your row. The gems inside that pit will be distributed one by one into the neighboring pits in a counterclockwise direction. If the last gem in a move lands in your store, you gain another turn. If the last gem in a move lands in an empty pit on your side and the opposing pit contains gems, you can capture all the gems from both pits and put them into your store. The same rules apply to the computer's moves.

Mancala software offers an engaging, strategic gaming experience with a user-friendly interface and online multiplayer mode.

The game ends when all the pits in one of the rows are empty. The remaining gems in your pits are added to your score, while those in the computer's pits are added to its score. The player with the most gems in their store at the end of the game is declared the winner. Use your tactics wisely to secure a fruitful victory!

Supports online multiplayer mode
Includes save game progression feature
Allows for game board and gems customization
Interactive and intuitive game interface

Offers a user-friendly and intuitive game interface.
Has an online multiplayer mode for competitiveness.
Allows for game progression saves and customization.

No option for difficulty level adjustments.
Lacks tutorial for novice players.
Online multiplayer mode often experiences lag.