Introducing NiWa: A Skillful Game of Japanese Gardens

Immerse yourself in a Japanese garden with Niwa. The players make strategic moves to reach their opponent’s camp. There’s lot of strategy in this game where you advance step by step. To win the game, you must be the first to reach the opponent’s temple with one of your three “kokeshi” figurine.

Begin by arranging the board, it can be different each time!

Each figure begins with two beads of the same color on their head and on a space next to their own temple.

On your turn, you can:
-move one of your figurines across a line (or two or three), passing one bead per line crossed
-pass a bead from the top of a figurine to another figurine
-jump one of you figurine up another if its has no bead on it!

Try to win in this simple yet satisfyingly strategic two player game!

 

 

 

 

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