You can follow this link to verify the compatibility of your machine or download the Java VM.
The rules of Awele can be found here .
You always play first with North. The default level is 0. The program at that level plays almost immediately, but you can experience a network lag; the program is running on our machines, and the applet only sends the current position and displays the response. Level 1 is 1 second/move and level 2 is 3 seconds/move.