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{{MinigameInfobox
 
{{MinigameInfobox
|name = Mancala
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|name= Mancala
|image = File:Mancala Board June 2012.png
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|image= File:Mancala Board June 2012.png
|caption = The Mancala board on a table.
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|caption= A Mancala board on a table
 
|imagesize= 250px
 
|imagesize= 250px
 
|players= 2
 
|players= 2
 
|controls= Mouse
 
|controls= Mouse
|room = [[Coffee Shop]] <small>(August 22–23, 2005)</small><br />[[Book Room]] <small>(since August 24, 2005)</small><br />[[HQ]] <small>(November 2005–February 2006)</small>
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|room= [[Coffee Shop]] <small>(August 22–23, 2005)</small><br>[[Book Room]] <small>(since August 24, 2005)</small><br>[[HQ]] <small>(November 2005–February 2006)</small>
|date = August 22, 2005 <br /> ([[Beta Testers]]) <br /> October 24, 2005 <br /> (Everyone)
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|date= August 22, 2005<br>([[Beta Testing]])<br>October 24, 2005<br>(everyone)
|close= Still Open
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|close= March 30, 2017
}}
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}}
'''Mancala''' is a mini-[[game]] in ''[[Club Penguin]]''. It is one of Club Penguin's oldest games. During Beta Testing it was playable in the [[Coffee Shop]], however, soon after it was moved to the [[Book Room]]. Only 2 players can play it, and the objective of the game is to collect from the board more stones than the opponent, before one of the players clear his side of the board. It is based on the real life game [[wikipedia:Mancala|Mancala]].
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'''Mancala''' was a mini-[[List of Games|game]] in ''[[Club Penguin]]''. It was one of the site's oldest games. During [[Beta Testing]] it was playable in the [[Coffee Shop]]. However, it was moved to the [[Book Room]] two days in. Only two players could play it, and the objective of the game was to collect from the board more stones than the opponent, before one of the players cleared their side of the board. It was based on the real-life game [[wikipedia:Mancala|Mancala]].
   
Mancala was also a game which used to be available on the rocketsnail games website, this being why it is on [[Club Penguin]]. This game was on RocketSnail.com and in [[Club Penguin]].
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Mancala was also a game which used to be available on the [[RocketSnail Games]] website, this being why it was on ''Club Penguin''.
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==How to play==
 
[[File:How to play Mancala.png|thumb]]
 
[[File:How to play Mancala.png|thumb]]
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[[File:Mancala Board.png|thumb|244px|A look at the Mancala Board]]
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Players alternated turns. In their turn, each player had to select a group of stones from one hole on their side of the board. Each stone was dropped one by one in the holes around the board, including their own Mancala, but not the opponent's Mancala.
   
==How to Play==
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==How to win==
[[Image:Mancala Board.png|thumb|244px|A look at the Mancala Board.]]
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The game was over when a player had no more stones on their side of the board. The winner was the player with the greatest total number of stones in their mancala and any remaining stones on their side of the board.
Players alternate turns. In his or her turn, each player selects a group of stones from one hole on his or her side of the board. Each stone is dropped one by one in the holes around the board, including his Mancala, but not the opponent's Mancala.
 
 
==How to Win==
 
This game is over when a player has no more stones on his or her side of the board. The winner is the player with the greatest total number of stones in his or her mancala and any remaining stones on his or her side of the board.
 
 
 
==Objective of the Game==
 
Each player attempts to collect as many stones as possible before one of the players clears his or her side of the stones.
 
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
*Mancala was in the [[Coffee Shop]] during the first beta testing day, and was moved to the [[Book Room]] after two days.
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*It was one of the five original games in ''[[Club Penguin]]''. It was also the first multiplayer game.
*In November 2005, Club Penguin added a mancala table in the [[HQ]], however it was removed in February 2006 for an unknown reason.
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*In November 2005, ''[[Club Penguin]]'' added a mancala table to the [[HQ]]; however, it was removed in February 2006 for an unknown reason.
*Just like [[Find Four]], players are able to watch other people play this game.
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*Just like [[Find Four]], players were able to watch other people play this game. This feature was added on January 25, 2006.
**The feature to watch other people play, was added on January 25, 2006.
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*It was voted "Game of the Year" for 2006 in [[Club Penguin Times|The Penguin Times]].
*This was the first multiplayer game in [[Club Penguin]] and is still very popular. Despite this, however: some new players may not understand Mancala.
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*[[Rockhopper]] once stated that Mancala was his favorite game.
*It is [[Rockhopper|Captain Rockhopper]]'s favorite game.
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*Mancala was the second game in ''Club Penguin'' to have once existed on the [[RocketSnail Games]] website. The other was [[Hydro Hopper]].
*Mancala is the 2nd game in [[Club Penguin]] to have once existed on [[Rocketsnail|Rocketsnail.com]]. The other is [[Hydro Hopper]].
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*During [[Beta Testing]], there were four Mancala tables. Sometime between the [[Beta Test Party]] and Club Penguin's launch, another one was added, making five. After the remodel of [[The Journey]] in 2012, one table was removed again.
*There used to be five Mancala tables when it was in the Book Room, but after it was remodeled, one table was removed.
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*In June 2005, the ''Club Penguin'' version of Mancala was released on RocketSnail Games to have a public beta test.
*In June 2005 the [[Club Penguin]] version of Mancala was released on [[Rocketsnail Games]] to have a public beta test.
 
*It was voted "Game of the Year" for 2006 in [[The Penguin Times]].
 
 
*An actual replica of the Mancala board was sold in the Disney Store in 2008.
 
*An actual replica of the Mancala board was sold in the Disney Store in 2008.
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*There was a [[Mancala Pin]] hidden August 2016.
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*Mancala, [[Puffle Roundup]] and [[Sled Racing]] were the only mini-games to be moved to another room from their original location they were added to. Mancala was originally in the Coffee Shop, but was eventually moved to the Book Room after all of its bugs were fixed.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
 
<gallery>
 
<gallery>
Mancala Empty Board.png|The old look of the Mancala boards in the [[Book Room]].
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Mancala Empty Board.png|The old look of the Mancala boards in the [[Book Room]]
Mancalacpp.jpg|Mancala on [[Rocketsnail games|RocketSnail website]].
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Book Room 2012.png|Mancala boards in the renovated Book Room
Mancala Book Room.png|Mancala boards in the Book Room.
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Mancala Book Room.png|Mancala boards in the old Book Room
Rockhopper mancala.JPG|A green [[penguin]] playing Mancala with [[Rockhopper]] in a comic.
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HQ 2005 2.png|The Mancala board in the [[HQ]]
CPTNOCPMSHT.png|Mancala in the current [[Book Room]].
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Mancalacpp.jpg|Mancala on the [[RocketSnail Games]] website
Vintage Mancala.jpg|Penguins playing Mancala on the snow.
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manwhatta.PNG|[[Penguin]]s playing Mancala in the [[comic]] "''Stand-off''"
Mancala_pieces.png|The multi-colored pebbles in Mancala.
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112 lrg-en.gif|A green penguin playing Mancala with [[Rockhopper]] in the comic "''Game with Fame''"
Mancala.png|Two penguins playing Mancala.
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Vintage Mancala.jpg|Penguins playing Mancala in the snow
Penguins39.png|Two penguins with a Mancala board.
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Mancala.png|Two penguins playing Mancala
Penguin1328.png|A penguin with a Mancala board.
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Penguins39.png|Two penguins with a Mancala board
manwhatta.PNG|Another comic featuring Mancala.
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Penguin1328.png|A penguin with a Mancala board
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Book Room postcard 3.png|As seen on the [[Book Room postcard]]
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
 
==SWF==
 
==SWF==
*[http://media1.clubpenguin.com/play/v2/games/mancala/game.swf Mancala]
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*[https://icer.ink/media1.clubpenguin.com/play/v2/games/mancala/game.swf Mancala]
*[http://media1.clubpenguin.com/play/v2/content/local/en/instructions/mancala.swf Instructions]
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*[https://icer.ink/media1.clubpenguin.com/play/v2/content/local/en/instructions/mancala.swf Instructions]
 
==External links==
 
*[[w:c:mancala|Mancala Wiki]]
 
   
 
{{Games}}
 
{{Games}}
 
[[Category:Multiplayer Games]]
 
[[Category:Multiplayer Games]]
[[Category:Rocketsnail]]
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[[Category:2005]]
[[Category:No Stamps Game]]
 
[[Category:Beta Party]]
 

Latest revision as of 00:43, August 23, 2019

Mancala
Mancala Board June 2012

A Mancala board on a table
Information
Players 2
Controls Mouse
Minigame location Coffee Shop (August 22–23, 2005)
Book Room (since August 24, 2005)
HQ (November 2005–February 2006)
Date released August 22, 2005
(Beta Testing)
October 24, 2005
(everyone)
Date closed March 30, 2017

Mancala was a mini-game in Club Penguin. It was one of the site's oldest games. During Beta Testing it was playable in the Coffee Shop. However, it was moved to the Book Room two days in. Only two players could play it, and the objective of the game was to collect from the board more stones than the opponent, before one of the players cleared their side of the board. It was based on the real-life game Mancala.

Mancala was also a game which used to be available on the RocketSnail Games website, this being why it was on Club Penguin.

How to playEdit

How to play Mancala
Mancala Board

A look at the Mancala Board

Players alternated turns. In their turn, each player had to select a group of stones from one hole on their side of the board. Each stone was dropped one by one in the holes around the board, including their own Mancala, but not the opponent's Mancala.

How to winEdit

The game was over when a player had no more stones on their side of the board. The winner was the player with the greatest total number of stones in their mancala and any remaining stones on their side of the board.

TriviaEdit

  • It was one of the five original games in Club Penguin. It was also the first multiplayer game.
  • In November 2005, Club Penguin added a mancala table to the HQ; however, it was removed in February 2006 for an unknown reason.
  • Just like Find Four, players were able to watch other people play this game. This feature was added on January 25, 2006.
  • It was voted "Game of the Year" for 2006 in The Penguin Times.
  • Rockhopper once stated that Mancala was his favorite game.
  • Mancala was the second game in Club Penguin to have once existed on the RocketSnail Games website. The other was Hydro Hopper.
  • During Beta Testing, there were four Mancala tables. Sometime between the Beta Test Party and Club Penguin's launch, another one was added, making five. After the remodel of The Journey in 2012, one table was removed again.
  • In June 2005, the Club Penguin version of Mancala was released on RocketSnail Games to have a public beta test.
  • An actual replica of the Mancala board was sold in the Disney Store in 2008.
  • There was a Mancala Pin hidden August 2016.
  • Mancala, Puffle Roundup and Sled Racing were the only mini-games to be moved to another room from their original location they were added to. Mancala was originally in the Coffee Shop, but was eventually moved to the Book Room after all of its bugs were fixed.

GalleryEdit

SWFEdit

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