by Luke Weisman
Free Print and Play Version:
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Additional materials needed:
5 black and 5 white six-sided dice
Two warring Confucian
tribes wage a fierce battle for
control of a sacred mountaintop.
The combatants (humans, goats,
worms, and Buddhas) that die during
the battle are randomly reincarnated.
Your fierce human can end up a
lowly worm, and vice versa. A
fast-paced game of strategy and
Number of Players: 2
Length of Game:
For Ages: 12 and up
"The nice thing about this
game, which I didn't realize until
a friend pointed it out to me,
is that it is a five-in-a-row
game with only five pieces.
I love the reluctance to capture
as well--it is rare to find a
game where capturing an opponent's
piece may indeed help her. "
- Luke Weisman
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