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This game is played in Ghana.
Stones that were marked for this game in the third century AD have been found near Hadrian's Wall in Northern England.

A game for two players



You need:

Four counters each
A game board 

To start:
Take it in turns to place a counter on  an empty circle.
Keep going until all the counters are on the board. 
Then take it in turns to slide one of your counters along a line to an empty circle. 

The winner: the first player to get three counters in a straight line.