Things to Know about the Board Game Connect 4

First published by Milton Bradley in 1974, Connect 4 is an alignment game with the particularity of being played on a vertical grid. It means that as the checkers fall, you cannot play them on just any square. You only choose the column and gravity does the rest! This simple difference makes it trickier and much richer than a classic game of the same category as tic tac toe, for example.

The Rules of the Game

Traditionally, this board game is played with a vertical grid of 7 columns and 6 rows. Each player plays alternately by dropping one of …

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