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board game

New York game manufacturer E.I. Horseman produced a unique game in 1890. Basilinda resembles classic Chinese checkers with the addition of "cannon" and "captain" playing pieces. Players arrange their armies while a central screen blocks their opponent's arrangement. When the screen is lifted, pieces opposite a cannon are "dead." The last captain on the board wins the game.

  • Manufacturer: E.I. Horsman
  • Material: printed paper | cardboard
  • Origin: New York, NY
  • Style: strategy | capture
  • Object ID: 107.3832
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