XOXO Tic-Tac-Toe
XOXO Tic-Tac-Toe
XOXO Tic-Tac-Toe

XOXO Tic-Tac-Toe

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Score serious style points with this ArtSugar upgrade to a classic retro challenge. Featuring dazzling pink, yellow, green, red, purple and clear playing pieces on a thick slab of engraved acrylic.

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Set includes ten playing pieces and one game board.

X's: 2"H, 1.5" Diameter

O's: 2"H, 1.5" Diameter

Game board: 11.75" W, 11.75" D, 0.5" H

Features rubber feet on the bottom.

Dust with a soft, dry cloth

Starting with a board of nine empty squares, two players (each starting with 5 pieces) alternate turns placing X’s and O’s in the empty squares. The first player to connect three in a row, horizontally, vertically or diagonally wins. If there is no more room on the board and neither player has obtained three in a row, the game is a tie.

To move: Place your piece on an open square.

To win: Connect three in a row horizontally, vertically or diagonally.

Tic-tac-toe, also known as Naughts and Crosses, is one of the most widely known games. Found everywhere from the temples of ancient Egypt to the medieval cathedrals of England, tic-tac-toe has entertained people for centuries. In the past, the game was linked to pagan rituals dedicated to the magic properties of the nine-square grid. The grid was known as the Magic Square because the numbers 1-9 could be arranged so that their sum is the same horizontally, diagonally or vertically. During the Middle Ages, the Magic Square was known by secret societies as the Cabala of the Nine Chambers. They believed that the Magic Square held a numerological message about the world. Today, the game is more known as a simple childhood pastime. While in the United States, the game is known as tic-tac-toe, the original name of "Tit-Tat-Toe" comes to us from the 16th century. Tit by itself means to slap and a "tit for tat" is retaliation. Toe, which is the third piece placed makes the winning combination by securing the other two pieces. Recently tic-tac-toe reached stardom on the big screen in the Hollywood film Wargames, where tic-tac-toe was used to teach a super-computer about no-win situations.

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HOW IT'S PACKAGED

Nestled in a Kraft box, each package comes adorned with tic-tac-toe scrawl.

Engraved acrylic

Playing pieces rejoice on a thick slab of engraved acrylic with crystal clear edges that make us swoon.

luminous 2 INCH pieces

Luminous pink, yellow, green, red, and purple X's and crystal clear O's bring this classic game to life.


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