Monthly Archives: March 2011

Special Puzzle 001 – Slitherlink

This is a Slitherlink puzzle. Why I listed this as special? 1. I made this entirely in head. I only use paper for testsolving it. 2. Shade the inner cells of the loop and try to find a pattern… See … Continue reading

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Puzzle 012 – Mirror Akari

This is a 3.5-star Mirror Akari puzzle. First use of the line mirror. Will it make any new techniques? This puzzle is very susceptible to metalogic attack. It’s up to you whether to use it or not. It just decreases … Continue reading

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Puzzle 011 – Star Slitherlink

This is a 3.5-star Star Slitherlink puzzle. There is 1 star in every row and column. Well, you can solve it without caring about the stars too much. Except at the end, where you are forced to use the stars.

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Puzzle 010 – Number In Order

This is a 3.0-star Number In Order puzzle. The longest run of cells in this puzzle is 4 cells, so the numbers used are 1-4. After some solves, I find that this puzzle is not really monotonous. Some “funny” tricks … Continue reading

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Puzzle 009 – Nurikabe

This is a 3.5-star Nurikabe puzzle. I find this quite easy with one technique repeatedly applied. Do you?

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Puzzle 008 – Slitherlink

This is a 2.0-star Slitherlink puzzle. This one is easy. A beginner on Slitherlink might practice with this puzzle.

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Puzzle 007 – Slitherlink

This is a 4.5-star Slitherlink puzzle. First time I created a 10×10 Slitherlink is given with a good pattern, a flower. I’m not a good pattern designer anyway, so don’t comment on the pattern if you find it “undecipherable”.

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Puzzle 006 – Akari

This is a 4.5-star Akari puzzle. Yeah, another Tents-Akari hybrid puzzle…but a good one.

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Puzzle 005 – Mirror Akari

This is a 3.0-star Mirror Akari puzzle. What? Another happy face?

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Puzzle 004 – Slitherlink

This is a 3.0-star Slitherlink puzzle. Yes, I’m in a happy mood today. How do you know that?

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