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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>
 
|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)
 
|date = August 22, 2005 <br /> ([[Beta Testers]]) <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-[[game]] in ''[[Club Penguin]]''. It was one of ''Club Penguin''<nowiki>'</nowiki>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 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 clear his 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''.
 
[[File:How to play Mancala.png|thumb]]
 
[[File:How to play Mancala.png|thumb]]
   
 
==How to Play==
 
==How to Play==
[[File:Mancala Board.png|thumb|244px|A look at the Mancala Board.]]
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[[File:Mancala Board.png|thumb|244px|A look at the Mancala 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.
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Players alternate turns. In his/her turn, each player had to select a group of stones from one hole on his/her side of the board. Each stone was dropped one by one in the holes around the board, including his Mancala, but not the opponent's Mancala.
   
 
==How to Win==
 
==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.
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The game was over when a player had no more stones on his/her side of the board. The winner was the player with the greatest total number of stones in his/her mancala and any remaining stones on his/her side of the board.
   
 
==Objective of the Game==
 
==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.
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Each player attempted to collect as many stones as possible before one of the players clears his/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.
 
*Mancala was in the [[Coffee Shop]] during the first beta testing day, and was moved to the [[Book Room]] after two days.
*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. This feature was added on January 25, 2006.
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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.
*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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*This was the first multiplayer game in ''Club Penguin'' and was very popular. Despite this, however: some new players might not understand Mancala.
*It is [[Rockhopper|Captain Rockhopper]]'s favorite game.
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*It was [[Rockhopper|Captain Rockhopper]]'s favorite game.
*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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*Mancala was the 2nd game in ''Club Penguin'' to have once existed on [[RocketSnail Games]] website. The other was [[Hydro Hopper]].
 
*There used to be five Mancala tables when it was in the Book Room, but after it was remodeled, one table was removed.
 
*There used to be five Mancala tables when it was in the Book Room, but after it was remodeled, one table was removed.
*In June 2005 the [[Club Penguin]] version of Mancala was released on [[Rocketsnail Games]] to have a public beta test.
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*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]].
 
*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.
*There is also a [[Mancala Pin]].
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*There was also a [[Mancala Pin]].
   
 
==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.jpg|The Mancala board in the [[HQ]]
Book Room 2012.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 in the snow.
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manwhatta.PNG|[[Penguin]]s playing Mancala in the [[comic]] "''Stand-off''"
Mancala.png|Two penguins playing Mancala.
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112 lrg-en.gif|A green penguin playing Mancala with [[Rockhopper]] in the comic "''Game with Fame''"
Penguins39.png|Two penguins with a Mancala board.
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Vintage Mancala.jpg|Penguins playing Mancala in the snow
Penguin1328.png|A penguin with a Mancala board.
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Mancala.png|Two enguins playing Mancala
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Penguins39.png|Two penguins with a Mancala board
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Penguin1328.png|A penguin with a Mancala board
 
Book Room postcard 3.png|As seen on the [[Book Room postcard]]
 
Book Room postcard 3.png|As seen on the [[Book Room postcard]]
manwhatta.PNG|Another comic featuring Mancala.
 
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   

Revision as of 01:11, August 2, 2017

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 Testers)
October 24, 2005
(Everyone)
Date closed March 30, 2017

Mancala was a mini-game in Club Penguin. It was 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 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 clear his 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 play Mancala

How to Play

Mancala Board

A look at the Mancala Board

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

How to Win

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

Objective of the Game

Each player attempted to collect as many stones as possible before one of the players clears his/her side of the stones.

Trivia

  • Mancala was in the Coffee Shop during the first beta testing day, and was moved to the Book Room after two days.
  • 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.
  • This was the first multiplayer game in Club Penguin and was very popular. Despite this, however: some new players might not understand Mancala.
  • It was Captain Rockhopper's favorite game.
  • Mancala was the 2nd game in Club Penguin to have once existed on RocketSnail Games website. The other was Hydro Hopper.
  • There used to be five Mancala tables when it was in the Book Room, but after it was remodeled, one table was removed.
  • 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.
  • There was also a Mancala Pin.

Gallery

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