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Reviving Traditional Games – Aadu puli attam (ஆடு புலி ஆட்டம் )

Aadu Puli aatam (goat and tiger game) is a strategic, two-player (or 2 teams) board game originated in Tamil Nadu and is also played in Karnataka(Huli gatta) and Andhra Pradesh(Puli Joodam or Puli – Meka). The game is asymmetric in that one player controls three tigers and the other player controls up to 15 goats. The tigers ‘hunt’ the goats while the goats attempt to block the tigers’ movements.

Things Needed to Play:

  • Board with the game chart or Chart drawn on a floor (See Picture for chart)
  • 2 or more players
  • 3 Tiger’s & 15 Goat’s

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