Learn How to Play Tic Tac Toe!
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Step 1: Gather Supplies
To play the game, you will need...
- A piece of paper
- Writing utensil
- A partner to play with
Step 2: Draw 2 Vertical Lines Parallel to One Another
Step 3: Draw 2 Horizontal Lines Parallel to One Another
These 2 horizontal lines should cross the vertical lines previously drawn in step 2.
Step 4: Decide Which Partner Is X's and Which Is O's
Each partner should either be character X or O. This can be decided by...
- Coin Toss
Step 5: Place an X on One of the 9 Grid Places
The partner that will be X during the game will go first. The X should be placed in one of the nine grid places of your choosing.
Step 6: Mark an O on the Grid
The partner that will be O during the game will place an O on one of the nine grid places.
Step 7: Alternate Partners Marking X's and O's
Step 8: Take Turns Until Line Is Formed
Continue taking turns between partners marking X's and O's until a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal line of the same character is formed.
Step 9: Connect 3 X's or O's
When 3 X's or O's are lined up vertically, horizontally, or diagonally, draw a line between the characters connecting them.
Step 10: Determining a Winner
When 3 X's or O's characters connect, this will determine the winner of the game. If characters cannot connect, this is considered a draw and no winner is determined.