Vintage (1972) Ideal Toys Mark Three board game made in the USA. Hard to find.
THIS GAME HAS BEEN INVENTORIED AND IS 100% COMPLETE WITH ITS ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS SHEET.
About the game: IDEAL's treatment of tic-tac-toe enclosed in a large 18" square box.The large plastic gameboard consists of four gently sloping ramps which extend upward from each side of a tic-tac-toe grid. There is a circular hole in the center of each grid segment to accept the players' discs. Each player is given eight plastic discs of their chosen color and a device to release the discs (basically a circular piece of plastic with a raised slit) down their particular ramp. A turn consists of aiming a disc and releasing it down the ramp. Discs that fail to come to rest completely within a hole are removed from the board and used later if required. Only the top disc showing in any given hole counts in gameplay. The first player to land three of their discs in holes so that they form a straight row in any direction is the winner.
Inside the box:
- 1 large plastic gameboard
- 4 disc release discs
- 8 each of red, green, blue and yellow player discs
- Original instruction sheet
Condition: In EXCELLENT! and complete condition with NO! broken pieces. Instruction sheet shows creases but NO! rips or tears and is clear and legible. Box show a tear to the side panel but NO! broken panels. Box shows LIGHT! shelf wear for a game from the early 1970s with rub and wear to the corners and edges and small blemishes here and there. Box graphics are bright and vivid, text clear and legible.
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