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Questions tagged [quarto]

A 2-player strategy game played on a 4x4 board with 16 unique pieces. Each piece is either dark/light, short/tall, round/square, and flat/hole-on-top. Players place pieces until a row of four is created where all pieces in the row share at least one characteristic. (20-minute playtime)

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Is a draw possible in Quarto with the advanced rules?

Quarto has a set of basic rules which describes the winner as the one who align 4 pieces sharing a common trait. The alignment can be horizontal, vertical or diagonal. An advanced rule states that if ...
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Are there guaranteed winning strategies for Quarto?

As we all know in standard tic-tac-toe the game can't be won if both players play optimally. So: Is Quarto a game that will end in a draw if both players play optimally? If yes, what are the most ...
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Looking for a specific variant of Tic-Tac-Toe

I came across a nice variant of Tic-Tac-Toe game, but since I don't know the game, nor remember the exact parameters of the game, it is hard to find info about it, as existence of optimal strategies ...