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TwixT is a two-player strategy board game, an early entrant in the 1960s 3M bookshelf game series. [1]

19 relations: Abstract strategy game, Alex Randolph, Avalon Hill, Board game, Connection game, Game complexity, Hasbro, Hex (board game), International Computer Games Association, Knight (chess), Maastricht University, Mind Sports Olympiad, NP-completeness, Origins Award, Paper-and-pencil game, Pie rule, Solved game, Spiel des Jahres, 3M bookshelf game series.

Abstract strategy game

An abstract strategy game is a strategy game that does not rely on a theme.

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Alex Randolph

Alexander Randolph (4 May 1922 – 28 April 2004) was an American designer of board games and writer.

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Avalon Hill

Avalon Hill Games Inc. is a game company that specializes in wargames and strategic board games.

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Board game

A board game is a tabletop game that involves counters or moved or placed on a pre-marked surface or "board", according to a set of rules.

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Connection game

A connection game is a type of abstract strategy game in which players attempt to complete a specific type of connection with their pieces.

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Game complexity

Combinatorial game theory has several ways of measuring game complexity.

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Hasbro

Hasbro, Inc. (an abbreviation of its original name, Hassenfeld Brothers) is an American multinational toy and board game company, It is the largest toy maker in the world in terms of stock market value, and third largest with revenues of approximately $5.12 billion.

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Hex (board game)

Hex is a strategy board game for two players played on a hexagonal grid, theoretically of any size and several possible shapes, but traditionally as an 11×11 rhombus.

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International Computer Games Association

The International Computer Games Association (ICGA) was founded as the International Computer Chess Association (ICCA) in 1977 by computer chess programmers to organise championship events for computer programs and to facilitate the sharing of technical knowledge via the ICCA Journal.

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Knight (chess)

The knight (♘ ♞) is a piece in the game of chess, representing a knight (armored cavalry).

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Maastricht University

Maastricht University (abbreviated as UM; Universiteit Maastricht) is a public university in Maastricht, Netherlands.

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Mind Sports Olympiad

The Mind Sports Olympiad (MSO) is an annual international multi-disciplined competition and festival for games of mental skill and mind sports.

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NP-completeness

In computational complexity theory, an NP-complete decision problem is one belonging to both the NP and the NP-hard complexity classes.

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Origins Award

The Origins Awards are American awards for outstanding work in the game industry.

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Paper-and-pencil game

Paper-and-pencil games are games that can be played solely with paper and pencil (or other writing implement), usually without erasing.

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Pie rule

Player 1 plays first move as White A chess game using the pie rule, Player 2's options in bold italics The pie rule, sometimes referred to as the swap rule, is a rule used to balance abstract strategy games where a first-move advantage has been demonstrated.

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Solved game

A solved game is a game whose outcome (win, lose or draw) can be correctly predicted from any position, assuming that both players play perfectly.

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Spiel des Jahres

The Spiel des Jahres (Game of the Year) is an award for board and card games, created in 1978 with the stated purpose of rewarding excellence in game design, and promoting top-quality games in the German market.

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3M bookshelf game series

The 3M bookshelf game series was a set of classic and proprietary strategy and economic games published in the 1960s and early 1970s by 3M corporation.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TwixT

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