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A game of Oshi set to be started
|Age range||8 +|
|Setup time||< 1 minute|
|Playing time||15 - 20 minutes|
|Skill(s) required||Strategic thought|
Story of the game
According to the instructions sheet, the game of Oshi was given to the first Emperor of Japan by goddess Amaterasu. Oshi would then teach the emperor and his court that influence was power but should be used cautiously.
A player wins by pushing 7 points worth of his or her opponent's pieces off the board.