Pak-Cord: a Pakistani Podcast

#16 Ludo: the Game of Emperors! (and Tharkis)

Episode Summary

Ludo, the legendary board game, saw a surge among youth in 2017 with the new Ludo Star app. We had so much to ask. What are the origins of Ludo - where did it come from? Is it a skill game, or a luck game? Did boys REALLY play for the game itself, or did they just want to mess around and flirt? And finally, what's the status of the game now?

Episode Notes

Ludo, the legendary board game, saw a surge among youth in 2017 with the new Ludo Star app. We had so much to ask. What are the origins of Ludo - where did it come from? Is it a skill game, or a luck game? Did boys REALLY play for the game itself, or did they just want to mess around and flirt? And finally, what's the status of the game now?