Talk:Tic Tac Doh!

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This game might be better called Ice-Tac-Toe.

I agree! The thing I like least about this game as it stands is the name. --Carthoris 14:49, 25 February 2012 (UTC)

Game example in Academy page is flawed

On the Looney Labs website, there is a section devoted to teacher support, with lesson plans available for free. But the second lesson plan in the Treehouse section (here) contains a bad game example of Tic Tac Doh! One student plays a small yellow on a large red. However, smalls are not allowed directly on larges, and vice-versa. I admit that I wasn't sure about this a while back because the instructions don't make this crystal clear, so I contacted the creator for clarification, and he confirmed it. (Wow, that was an awesome accidental alliteration -- and there's another one!)

Adjacency requirement?

The wiki rules currently say:

  • Each piece must be placed in an imaginary square next to or on top of a piece already in play. (Diagonally counts as next to.)

The rules published in Hypothermia #15 July 2002 say:

  • Play any unused piece into an empty space. It can be anywhere - center, corner, or edge - just as long as it keeps all pieces bounded within a three by three grid.

Is there an adjacency requirement or not? (Also note as literally written, the wiki rule implies a first move cannot be made, since there is not already a piece in play.) Goulo 07:35, 12 June 2012 (UTC)

There is no adjacency requirement in the ICE-7 rules for this game either. I don't play with one, and I think it would weaken the game. I'd endorse an edit of the wiki on this point. --Carthoris 12:56, 12 June 2012 (UTC)