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Bobail is a two-player African strategy board game which is played on a square board arranged in an 5x5 grid.
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== About the Game ==
  
Each player has 5 tokens. One plays the red tokens, and the other player plays the green tokens.
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Bobail is a two-player African strategy board game. It is played on a square board arranged in a 5x5 grid.  
There's also an extra yellow token, called the Bobail, placed in the center of the board.
 
  
The winner is the player who capture the Bobail. To do so, the Bobail needs to be moved onto the player's nearest horizontal row.  
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Each player has 5 tokens: one player moves the red tokens, and the other player moves the green tokens.
  
On each turn, a player must do the following two actions in this specific order :
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A neutral yellow token, called the Bobail, is moved around the board by both players.
  
1. Move the Bobail (except for the first turn of the first player)
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The winner is the player who captures the Bobail by moving it onto their home row.
  
It moves one square in any direction. If the Bobail cannot be moved, the game is lost by the player.
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== Game Setup ==
  
2. Move one of the player's tokens
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At the beginning of the game, each player's tokens are lined up in their home row.
  
A token moves in any direction to the furthest square, but cannot leap over other tokens.
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The yellow Bobail is placed in the center of the board.
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== Turn Actions ==
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On the first turn of the game, the first player only performs Turn Action 2.
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On every turn thereafter, a player must perform the following two turn actions in this specific order:
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;1. Turn Action 1: Move the Bobail.
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: The Bobail moves one square in any direction. If the Bobail cannot be moved, the game is lost by the player.
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;2. Turn Action 2: Move one of the player tokens.
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: A token moves in any direction to the furthest square. Tokens cannot leap over other tokens.

Revision as of 22:16, 7 July 2020

About the Game

Bobail is a two-player African strategy board game. It is played on a square board arranged in a 5x5 grid.

Each player has 5 tokens: one player moves the red tokens, and the other player moves the green tokens.

A neutral yellow token, called the Bobail, is moved around the board by both players.

The winner is the player who captures the Bobail by moving it onto their home row.

Game Setup

At the beginning of the game, each player's tokens are lined up in their home row.

The yellow Bobail is placed in the center of the board.

Turn Actions

On the first turn of the game, the first player only performs Turn Action 2.

On every turn thereafter, a player must perform the following two turn actions in this specific order:

1. Turn Action 1
Move the Bobail.
The Bobail moves one square in any direction. If the Bobail cannot be moved, the game is lost by the player.
2. Turn Action 2
Move one of the player tokens.
A token moves in any direction to the furthest square. Tokens cannot leap over other tokens.