FORCE 3

Copyright (c) 1982 RavensburgerThis game is played on a 3x3 square board with the following setup:

There are three white and three black stones off board.

TURN- On each turn, each player must do one of the following options.

Drop a friendly stone on a stack of size 1. Slide a line of one or two stacks into the direction of the empty cell. Move a friendly top stone of a stack of size 2 into the top of any stack of size 1.

GOAL- A player wins by making a (orthogonal or diagonal) 3 in-a-row with his stones (i.e., a line of three stacks with friendly stones at the top).

An exampleIf it was White's turn, he could win by moving the top white stone at a3 into c3, making a diagonal 3 in-a-row.

If it was Black's turn, he could win by sliding the stacks at a2 and b2 into the right (i.e., a2 would slide to b2, and b2 to c2), making a horizontal 3 in-a-row.