Mancala is an easy game for almost anyone to learn. It reinforces concepts of counting, math, strategy, and tactics. It's still playable but it's a little frustrating because they could so easily have made the pits a little deeper.
My only annoyance is that some of the pretty “gemstones” are too large for the slots. I also wish the stones came in a sturdier permanent holder too.
The box was terribly damaged. The product was also damaged.
The set comes with a vinyl game board that measures 64x64 so it can be played indoor or outdoor. Being vinyl, it's fairly weatherproof - not a big deal if it gets damp, you can wipe down. The board is a little thinner than a twister mat, but it’s not ... Read More
It is laughable to me that this game was produced and distributed for people to buy. It is more like a simple matching game. Cardboard spinner instead of cards.
The instructions are not clear at all. The game card instructions are too vague for kids & adults to play. Just get the regular board game and play it on a picnic table.