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Quarto is a simple abstract game that should take about 15 mins. to play.
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== Components ==
  
'''To win, complete a row of 4 pieces (horizontally, vertically, or diagonally) that share at least one trait in common'''. The twist to the game is that you select the piece your opponent places on the board and vice versa.  
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* Board with a 4×4 grid.
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* 16 pieces with four characteristics each:
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** Light or dark;
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** Tall or short;
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** Circular or square; and
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** Solid or hollow.
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* Each possible combination of characteristics appears exactly once.
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** ''e.g. light & tall & circular & solid.''
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** ''e.g. dark & short & square & hollow.''
  
Pieces have 4 traits each which are a combination of the following:
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== Game Play ==
- Tall or Short
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- Dark or Light
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# The '''opponent''' selects an unplayed piece.
- Round or Square
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# The player places the selected piece on an empty space.
- Hollow or Solid
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== Game End ==
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* The winner is the player who forms a line of four pieces that all share a characteristic.
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** ''i.e. not the opponent who selected the final piece.''
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** ''e.g. all light.''
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** ''e.g. all short.''
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=== Advanced variant ===
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* A 2×2 square of four pieces that all share a characteristic also wins.

Latest revision as of 00:43, 2 January 2022

Components

  • Board with a 4×4 grid.
  • 16 pieces with four characteristics each:
    • Light or dark;
    • Tall or short;
    • Circular or square; and
    • Solid or hollow.
  • Each possible combination of characteristics appears exactly once.
    • e.g. light & tall & circular & solid.
    • e.g. dark & short & square & hollow.

Game Play

  1. The opponent selects an unplayed piece.
  2. The player places the selected piece on an empty space.

Game End

  • The winner is the player who forms a line of four pieces that all share a characteristic.
    • i.e. not the opponent who selected the final piece.
    • e.g. all light.
    • e.g. all short.

Advanced variant

  • A 2×2 square of four pieces that all share a characteristic also wins.