Mancala (also known as Kalah) is an ancient board game.

Pick up marbles from any of bottom holes and move them counter-clockwise. If your move ends at your home hole (right one) you can move again.

The game ends when all six holes on either side are empty. The winner is the player with the most marbles in home hole.

What’s New

Version 4.5

New game feature: Stone Shift.

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5
25.1K Ratings

25.1K Ratings

OneYoungHungOne ,

Game of the century.

I love moving M&M shaped marbles through a wood board with half drilled holes while trying to score a touchdown. It’s like call of duty meets football if Hulk Hogan was a professional bowling champion if the lanes were made of Ice for free skating in the dark. The best part about Mancala is that it brings back old memories of going to grandmas and getting yelled at for being hyper while throwing the marbles around the room. We definitely had fun those summers going to the lake and Mancala was always there. I definitely see myself playing with this instead of my organ. I have made a professional chance at Mancala only to be off a few marbles but this will help me train for the future.

Krystenrene ,

Good for first time

I had never played this game before and I had this game as a kid but it was a wooden box that you open up and played right there on the board. It came with marbles and it did not have directions well we did not have internet when I was a kid so I never learned to play it. I have been playing it to the point I think I am addicted lol! Maybe not addicted but I am really enjoying it. I think that the directions could have been a little more detailed maybe a step by step and maybe have a tutorial that shows how to play in just a easier way to play the game. The reason I say that is that I suffered a TBI (traumatic brain injury) and it takes a bit more of detailed instructions to for me to learn how to play certain games. It took me playing for about an hour to finally understand the game. I would definitely recommend it to others and it is a good game for brain training in my opinion !!! -Krysten

ElectronicIndieLuva ,

Fun to play but.

Fun to play but I feel it is unfair sometimes and the game cheats! This is not good leadership skill for children to see when they play this game at least make the age higher up like 18 and older! But I think you must teach kids at young age that life is unfair, and mancala is addicting I am actually addicted I remember playing it in the hospital with my sister but they lost all the marble pieces literally!! And we had to find random pieces to replace them with they kept falling out and stuff they were too big! and I do not think it was as fun but I make do. This game still had marbles pieces and I didn’t not have to replace them with stupid small plastic animals like giraffes and elephant and monkey so I give it a three stars review ok hope feelins are not hurt that is not my intention what so ever. This app is still better than others on the App Store like that mancala and friends so big props to that .

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