"Jungle Game" Was Re: hist-games: farkle
Huette von Ahrens
ahrenshav at yahoo.com
Sun May 5 20:19:07 PDT 2002
--- Huette von Ahrens <ahrenshav at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Date: Sun, 5 May 2002 20:17:51 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Huette von Ahrens <ahrenshav at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: "Jungle Game" Was Re: hist-games:
> To: Harvester <harvester64 at yahoo.com>
> --- Harvester <harvester64 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > >>>>>[ Wow! I've never heard of this one, and my
> > loves Stratego.
> > I told him about this and he is very interested.
> > Does anyone have any
> > information about where I can get some details
> > the Jungle Game?
> > ]<<<<<
> > http://www.chessvariants.com/other.dir/animal.html
> > "Shou Dou Qi is an old Chinese game for two
> > One finds this
> > game under many different names, most common: The
> > Jungle Game, or
> > just Jungle. "
> > If you want one for your very own I would suggest
> > checking the
> > Chinese markets in your area (assuming that there
> > are any in your
> > area.)
> > - Don Seagraves
> And just how old is "old"? Looking as the webpage
> provided and especially the other page with
> to what was on the first page, I would guess that it
> could be a century or two old, but not necessarily
> "medieval" as was originally posted. Beware the
> source that says a game is "old" but doesn't state
> far back it can be traced. This is poor research.
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> shall never cease to be amused.
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