Align It - Nine Men's Morris

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During the Roman Empire, one of the most famous Strategy Board Games played was the Nine Men's Morris.

(Align It Board Game) Nine Men's Morris (9 Men's Morris) was one the most famous strategy Board Game played during Roman Empire times. The game is played between two players. The game is known by many names, some of them being Mill, Mills, The Mill Game, Merels, Merrills, Merelles, Marelles, Morelles and Ninepenny Marl in English.

If you have those checkerboards you shouldn't be surprised to see this game printed on the back of it, with a different name know as Cowboy Checkers.

The game has three famous variants known as Six Men's Morris, Nine Mens Morris and Twelve Men's Morris. We have implemented Nine Men's Morris and Twelve Men's Morris very similar to Morabaraba.

These are some of the features we have implemented now in the game :

✓ 2 players game (multiplayer)
✓ single player game (play with CPU)
✓ easy, medium and hard mode in single player game
✓ 2 games (nine men's morris and morabaraba or 12 men's morris ) in single player mode with easy medium and hard mode.

Features that'll be implemented soon are :

✓ play online(multiplayer)
✓ play via bluetooth(multiplayer)
✓ chating option in online mode
✓ leaderboard in online mode
✓ game statistics

We have taken care to ensure top notch quality graphics and highly responsive controls for both Twelve Men's Morris ( Morabaraba game ) and 9 Mens Morris Align- It Board game. However, should you come across any issues, please do leave a message to me at

This traditional, aligning strategy board game is also known as Mmele game, a traditional Board game played throughout Southern Africa. It is know by a different name in the different regions.

Morabaraba - a Twelve Men's Morris variant

Morabaraba is a traditional two-player strategy board game played in South Africa, Botswana and Lesotho. The game is also known as Mlabalaba, Mmela (in Setswana), Muravava, Umlabalaba. The game is similar to Twelve Men's Morris, a variation on the Roman board game Nine Men's Morris.

Morris variants exist in many parts of the world; e.g. India (Char Bhar), Ghana (Achi), Kenya (Shisimia), Somalia (Shax), Zimbabwe (Tsoro Yemutwelve), the Philippines (Tapatan) and Mongolia (Gurgaldaj). It's also know as mancala game of Moruba (i.e. rows of cupules).

Morabaraba is today most popular amongst rural African youth in southern Africa. In South Africa it is also commonly known by the Xhosa form of the name Umlabalaba.

Morabaraba is accessible and easy to learn, and games can be played quickly, but the strategic and tactical aspects of the game run deep. There are three main phases to the game:

Other variants of Nine Men's Morris games are :

Luk Tsut K'i ("Six Man Chess") in Canton and Tapatan in the Philippines, Fangqi is played on a seven-by-seven grid, it is played in northwest China and Xinjiang, Tic-tac-toe uses a three-by-three board, on which players place pieces (or make marks) in turn until one player wins by forming an orthogonal or diagonal line or until the board is full and the game is drawn, Malom, Hungarian variant, Brwanjeya and DoubleMill
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What's New

Closing feature fixed.
Graphics refined.
Reversal of steps fixed.
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Additional Information

January 27, 2017
Current Version
Requires Android
2.3 and up
Content Rating
Offered By
NagAnn Tech
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