The first hints of the game tic-tac-toe appeared in the Roman Empire near the first century BC. Variations appeared over time until finally the game turned into 5 Xs and 4 Os. This traditional game is a great addition to any room that provides some quick, competitive fun. Base made out of dark wood with a felt lining on the bottom. X-O pieces made out of aluminum with a shiny nickel finish 11.25" x 11.25" x 2.5"