Quarto is one of a series of abstract games from the French company Gigamic. As much as I love a game with a good theme, sometimes I crave the intellectual challenge of a puzzle instead. Quarto is one of the games in my collection that scratches this itch.
BoardGameGeek categorizes Quarto as an Abstract Strategy game. Some attributes of this type of game include simple design / mechanics, no obvious theme, little or no luck element, and a lack of theme. If you have played tic-tac-toe then you have played an abstract strategy game. 🙂 In tic-tac-toe games between equally skilled players will almost certainly end in a draw. Perfect play ends up with no winner every single time. There is no hidden information, no element of luck, and no theme or story-line. It’s a classic that every child learns growing up. Continue reading “Quarto Statistics”