Tic Tac Toe: An ever-evolving paper-and-pencil game

Life is a game of Tic Tac Toe, constantly waiting for the next x or o.

A little something about the history of this game

Tic Tac Toe is a classic multiplayer paper-and-pencil game that has been in the top in the list of pen and paper games for centuries. While there is no clarity as to who invented the original game, there is evidence of an early variant of this game played in the Roman Empire during the first century B.C.

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Present day

Till this day, this game has only become more popular and there doesn’t seem to be any sign of people getting bored of this game. Today there multiple variants of this game. While we can hope that this game remains popular forever, it is always good to know some important facts and details of this game.


Initially, the game was really simple. However, over the years, it has been improvised and developed into a brain-twisting game which needs complex techniques to solve. There have also been several extensions and modifications on the rules of the game. From the standard 3x3 grid, there have been extensions into 4x4 grids, 5x5 grids and 7x7 grids.


Today, there are both online and offline video games where you can play this classic game with friends. This means that you can now play this game in both online and offline mode. The online version of this game is a great advantage to gamers who do not prefer playing with pen and paper.


There are games which are very similar to Tic Tac Toe. If you visit the gaming section in shopping centres, you will notice several board games which are in a way tic tac toe alternatives. This shows us how popular and adored this game is.

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Before you go

For those who want to constantly win in the game, there are online tutorial sessions or hacks. You can use these hacks to master the game and improve your odds of winning the game every single time. To give you an idea about the strategies for winning this game, the game is not just about strategising the right moves but battling the opponents moves as well. This means that as a player, you have to focus on the game and watch out for the opponents' moves and make predictions before your next move.

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