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.
One thing you can do to lengthen gameplay is to only use one die instead of two - this made the game take 30 minutes. Game play is fairly quick with games lasting around 30 minutes with 4 players. It’s super interactive and impossible to get bored wit... Read More
This game is best for kids, since adults may find the game overly simple. Is a good recommendation. Highly recommended for those with younger kids.
There are 20 possible answers to each riddle and then instructions on the back of the card. The flip side of the challenge card presents a related challenge.
If you have poor eyesight it’s impossible to read. There are also no explanations for what the challenge dice are for. The cards are impossible to reading through the dome.