Games based on placing objects in a row date back centuries among cultures all around the world. Variously referred to as Noughts and Crosses or Xs and Os, Tic-Tac-Toe is the synthesis of that playful impulse. It was even the basis for one of the first video games, called OXO, invented in 1952. But playing is not limited to pen, paper, or pixels. Tic-Tac-Toe games are available as magnetized travel packs, stand-alone board sets, combination games, and even furniture-grade display pieces. Here are three ways to get the kids off their screens and into some hands-on play.