Mancala 3000

Mancala 3000

Download Editors' Rating:
3
Good
Average User Rating:
2.8
out of 5 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.0
  • Total Downloads:
    12,329
  • Date Added:
    June 02, 2010
  • File Size:
    1.1MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    9
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/Vista/7

Editors' Review

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Much of the attraction of ancient strategy games is you don't need fancy equipment to play--a couple of stones and a board will do. While we enjoy the challenge of Mancala 3000, as shareware it probably needs a few more development tricks to justify its price. The rules of the game are very simple. You try to collect stones faster than your opponent, by moving the stones around a board. While we quickly got the gist after a few games, the game has a helpful guide if you need it. This demo version limits many game options and only allows beginner games against the computer. Mancala is based on the ancient game of the same name (also called Kalaha) and has changed little since. Overall, this is a sufficient trial download for those looking to try their hand at an interesting game, yet it probably belongs in the freeware world.
 
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User Reviews
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2 stars

"Not even worth the free price"

September 14, 2006  |  By leagletwo

 |  Version: Mancala 3000 1.5

Pros

Free

Cons

Not challenging. It's mainly point & click. You can't tell what the computer moves really are, so it's hard to plan a strategy.

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1 stars

"Ick"

January 19, 2003

 |  Version: Mancala 3000 1.4

Summary

The only thing laimer than playing mancala is spending time downloading mancala for your computer. Puh-leeze

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5 stars

"IT'S OK"

November 17, 2002

 |  Version: Mancala 3000 1.4

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1 stars

"Bugs in the Mancala rules"

August 29, 2002

 |  Version: Mancala 3000 1.4

Summary

When putting stones around the board, sometimes it "loses" stones. For instance, you pick up 5 stones, and sometimes it will then only place 4. Just a few bugs like that need to be worked out.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.0
Version 2.0 is updated to work with Windows 7.
General
Publisher Arthur Crump
Publisher web site http://www.agcrump.com/
Release Date June 01, 2010
Date Added June 02, 2010
Version 2.0
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Strategy Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows 95, Windows 7, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows 98, Windows, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.1MB
File Name mancala.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 12,329
Downloads Last Week 9
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Limited levels
Price $10

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