Materials
One playing board for each pair of players/teams. Two standard dice and place markers for each pair of players/teams. One pair of custom dice (optional).
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Rules and Play
1.
is is a dice game for 2 players/teams. e object of the game is to get three adjacent marks in a row, column, or diagonal.
2.
Players/teams take turns rolling the dice and plotting the point represented by the dice as shown below. Note that if a player/team rolls a 5 and a 3, (s)he may plot the ordered pair (5,3) or (3,5).
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In this plotting whole numbers game, the first player rolled a 3 and 4 and the second player rolled a 5 and 3.
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In this plotting integers game, the first player rolled a 1 and 2 and the second player rolled a 2 and 1. Both custom dice were labeled 1, 1. 0, 1, 2, 2.

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Variations
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Use a larger grid and require that 4 or 5 marks in a row, column, or diagonal are needed to win.
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Allow 3 or 4 players/teams to play on the same grid.
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