This game for two players comes from Ghana. However, stones that were marked for this game in the third century AD have been found near Hadrian's Wall in Northern England.
Reasoning based on this Japanese activity.
A game somewhat similar to 'noughts and crosses' on a much larger
This is a variation of the Piggy game which you might like to
try. In this version of the game there is no penalty whatsoever
attached to throwing a six but a double one takes the whole score
you have accumulated down to zero. When only one of the dice comes
up as a one your turn ends and you score zero for that particular
To have the best chance of winning this game should you use the
same strategy as for Piggy Sixes?
What is the expected score at a single throw in each of the
You might like to look up the mathematical analysis and optimal
strategy for the game of Pig on Durango Bill's