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Achi (1st +)

A historical game from Ghana featuring a magic gold weight that plays like Tic Tac Toe.

Requirements

<30
1-2
12+

Description

Follow a magical gold weight from Ghana as you enjoy twists on the beloved game Tic-Tac-Toe. The game pieces are designed after actual gold weights found in the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art.

In the story, a gold weight has the power to transform games and turns Tic-Tac-Toe into into Achi. As the journey unfolds, a mathematical twist all its own appears. After enjoying the Achi story, play a 2nd game included called Tsoro Yematatu from Zimbabwe which itself acts as a twist on Achi.

Important This game replaces traditional game rules with a storybook that connects with the world around us. All storybooks are shared digitally and not included in the physical print as a way to save costs.

Achi Storybooks English | Spanish | Bookshelf with both

This game is part of our MathMINDs games experience, including digital, DIY access, and maker challenges. Visit mathmindsgames.com for more, including access to the digital storybooks.

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Vitals

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Publish Date January 28, 2021
Edition First
Department Games
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More Info Achi (1st +) web site

Why buy this?

  • Storybooks replace game rules.
  • Four twists on Tic-Tac-Toe inspired by 2 African games.
  • Explore math and history through gameplay and story.

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Notes

  • This game contains a premium upgrade called UV Coating that makes the printed components more durable.
  • This game does not come in a box.
  • This game contains laser cut components. Laser cut items will have a slight amount of soot around the edges, which can easily be wiped off; and will have a campfire smell for about a week after you open them.

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Own It Played It Fun Priced Well High Replay Value Well Written Rules Nice Artwork

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