Fumba Game Labs™ will be officially releasing its first version of the traditional African mancala game on the 8th of August, 2010. Bawo ( Bao, Omweso ) is played is several countries of Eastern Africa (including Tanzania, Kenya, Malawi and eastern Congo) but it is most popular among Swahili people of Tanzania and Kenya. [ref: Wiki].
Fumba Game Labs™ Bawo Version 1 will be available for free download at http://www.bawogame.com . The bawo game will be compatible with all Windows Operating Systems (XP, Vista and 7), Macintosh OS and Mobile Devices that support Adobe Flash Player. The game will also be playable on Apple iPhone and iPad.
The first version of FGL™ Bawo Game will be available as a standalone application which will not require any installation. It will also be playable online from any browser with the Adobe Flash player plugin.
Game Designer, Fumba Game Labs™.
The game link is www.bawogame.com.
[*Fumba, friend of mine, is finishing up his Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Gettysburg College. For more info: http://fumbani.blogspot.com]