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.
Game is awesome for a good ole battle with the kids. My kids went nuts for it.
The foam swords are harmless but it’s funny watching the kids have dramatic reactions when tagged. There are four swords, and they're a soft styrofoam type material so it doesn't hurt when you get hit. They happen to be perfectly balanced so you can c... Read More
Game variations keep things fresh and exciting. There are also four glowing gems that double as fun night lights. Only complaint is no directions came with game.
The swords are just pieces of foam wrapped in a thin plastic overlay. The wands are styrofoam and weak. The foam swords are less sturdy/dense than pool noodle foam.
Our three boys were super pumped toplay with this only to be disappointed. The box comes with no instructions for the supposed 10 games. You have to go online and put in your email address (and then get stuck receiving promotional emails from the comp... Read More
Very cheaply made. Don’t buy cheap * game.