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Dots and Boxes (La Pipopipette)

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Period(s)

Modern

Categories

Math, Graph.

Description

Dots and Boxes was invented in the nineteenth century by Édouard Lucas, calling it "la Pipopipette." It is a pen-and-paper game that is sometimes adapted into other forms.

Rules

It is played on a board that is a grid of dots. 3x3 dots is common. Players alternate turns drawing a line between two of the dots. If a player completes a square, they receive one point and play again. The player with the most points when there are no more moves wins.

Wikipedia

Author

Édouard Lucas

Creation date

1895

Ludeme Description

Dots and Boxes.lud

Identifiers

DLP.Game.78

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