Tic-Tac-Toe or Noughts and Crosses is a very quick strategy game that simply requires a pencil, paper and 2 players.
How to play:
Draw a 3 by 3 grid on to paper.
Players decide who will be 'noughts' and who will be 'crosses'.
Player 1 draws their character into a box on the grid and then player 2 takes a turn.
Players take it in turns until someone wins by making a line of 3 horizontally, vertically or diagonally or the grid is full and a draw declared.
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How to play Ultimate Tic Tac Toe:
Print the small grid, which has nine games on the page. To play, draw a large grid on the page so that each square has a small grid inside it. The position you choose to play on a small grid determines which grid your opponent has to play in next. For example, if you put a cross in the centre square of one of the grids, then your opponent has to play in the centre grid on the next turn. If the grid you send them to has already been won, they get a free choice. It adds a whole lot of strategy to the game!
Ultimate tic tac toe in action