- Exercise critical thinking
- Enhance strategic skills
- Stress relief
From Tic-tac-toe originates the game Otrio a more complex version of a classic that allows up to four players in the game. Like many other board games, Otrio is designed for players exercise their reasoning and critical thinking skills. The players have to be aware of the opponent’s colorful rings forming lines of the same kind of circle, in ascending or descending order, or completing the set circles in one place. These types of games are great for children to develop the cognitive skills for analyzing any situation to come up with creative solutions. Helping them understand a problem and follow logical reasoning which is needed in almost every subject in school. Otrio and other similar board games are a fun way of learning these skills to later to apply to real life situations.
Besides the learning benefits, board games such as Otrio are a source of entertainment that does not require electricity or too much time. They allow the players to unwind and enjoy each other’s company in a friendly competition. Otrio and other similar board games are a good tool for stress relief. They can be played anywhere and anytime, and they keep the mind occupied helping the player forget their worries. With elements of Tic-tac-toe, Chess, and other board games, Otrio and other games alike bring laughter and joy. People can stimulate their brains and at the same time have a good time and socialize with others. It is a good break for adults and children from their busy lives.
Another benefit of board games such as Otrio is that it fosters the players strategic skills sets. Since the game can be played by up to four people, the players have to plan in the moment defensive plays to prevent other players from forming a line or a full set as well as coming up with strategies to win the game. Like many other board games, Otrio options for strategies are endless and you could combine plays. Children get to practice planning moves ahead like chess and develop strategic skills as they play. Elaborating strategic thinking through games gives the child the foundation for learning in school. Otrio and other board games are good unconventional educational tool that allows children to think outside of the box and enjoy themselves.