Inspired by Japan, Nepal, Korea and Mongolia

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The LUDOS Collection was born to preserve games of the past, for the generations of the future.

The first volume, LUDOS Asia features four, 2-player strategy games from Japan, Mongolia, Nepal and Korea.

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Korea πŸ‡°πŸ‡·

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Yut is a horse racing game from Korea with roots going back almost 2000 years. In centuries past, it was primarily used for gambling, but today, many Korean families gather to play Yut as a fun activity during Chinese New Year.

Hasami Shogi

Japan πŸ‡―πŸ‡΅

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Hasami Shogi, often called β€œScissor Chess”, is a variant of the Japanese game Shogi. The name comes from the way players capture enemy pieces between two of their own pieces.

Bagh Chal


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Bagh Chal is a 1000-year-old board game, native to Nepal. Originally, people would carve the board’s 5x5 grid into sand or stone, and use pebbles as game pieces. The theme of the game mimicked the threat of tigers on the hunt for animals that strayed from the herd.


Mongolia πŸ‡²πŸ‡³

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Jarmo is a war game with roots tracing back to the Turkic peoples (Tatars) of the 8th century Mongol Empire. In the game, two players assume the roles of opposing armies, whose archers are trying to infiltrate the enemy camp.

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    β€˜You'll be getting quick-playing, portable and elegantly attractive games that have stood the test of time.’


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  • Board game sanctuary

    'These 4 games are being kept alive so that modern audiences can appreciate where board game design comes from.'


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  • Tabletopping

    'This exclusive selection offers pocket-sized strategy games, each a vibrant echo from a different corner of our Earth.'


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    β€˜LUDOS Asia makes old classics visible and does so successfully, reaching many people. The quality is excellent.’


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How to play

βš”οΈ HASAMI SHOGI βš”οΈ

Control an army of 18 samurai warriors, and form 5 in a row to win.


Command a unit of 5 archers, and be the first to infiltrate the enemy camp.


Control a herd of 20 goats or a pack of 4 tigers, and be the first to corner all tigers or devour 5 goats.

🐎 YUT 🐎

Use the result of casting sticks and be the first to cross the winning post with all of your horses.

To learn more, watch the How to play video below 🎬

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    Chili Mafia


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    'Bid. Collect. Build.' Travel to Nepal to rebuild statues, shrines, stupas and pagodas in the second game in the Globetrotter Series.

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