Monthly Archives: May 2011

Puzzle 028 – Cipher Slitherlink

This is a 4.0-star Cipher Slitherlink puzzle; that is, a Slitherlink puzzle with a Cipher twist. Each letter stands for a digit between 0, 1, 2, or 3. Identical letters stand for the same digit, and different letters stand for … Continue reading

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Applets for Solving

Having pain solving puzzles using MS Paint (or any image editor program) or printing them and solving by hand? I suggest an approach: Use an applet designed to solve such puzzles. This link goes to a page by Simon Tatham. … Continue reading

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Puzzle 027 – Slitherlink

This is a 4.5-star Slitherlink puzzle. (Click the image to enlarge.) Edit of 2011/07/22: Fixed an ambiguity. This is what you call “abstract art puzzle”. I just go as what I want to add. Note some sub-patterns here, including two … Continue reading

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Puzzle 026 – Slitherlink

This is a 3.5-star Slitherlink puzzle. I forgot to post this one…it was in my puzzle book for more than two months ago (I think).

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Puzzle 025 – Corral

This is a 2.0-star Corral puzzle. My first try on Corral. Easy puzzle, but I hope it’s quite entertaining. And probably you can give feedback on my puzzles, telling what to improve. 🙂

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Puzzle 024 – Fillomino

This is a 5.0-star Fillomino puzzle. Warning: Untamed specimen ahead. Well, at least that’s what I think. The first steps are easy; the final steps are scary…but apparently with only 19% cells given, it’s possible to construct a puzzle with … Continue reading

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Puzzle 023 – Sudoku

This is a 1.5-star Sudoku puzzle. Third of the three Sudoku puzzles I gave to my friend. My lack of Sudoku-constructing skills appears here… See the little 2 in the center box that breaks the symmetry?

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Puzzle 022 – Sudoku

This is a 1.5-star Sudoku puzzle. Second of the three Sudoku puzzles I gave.

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Puzzle 021 – Sudoku

This is a 1.5-star Sudoku puzzle. Well, I won’t post Sudoku so often; the only reason I post a Sudoku is because my friend requests a Sudoku puzzle, and thus I made this…along with 022 and 023.

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BMPC02

This is the link to the Bintang Mulia Puzzle Competition 02 (BMPC02)’s puzzles, in PDF format. Note that Puzzle BMPC02-07 has a non-unique solution. Any solution that is valid is accepted. Results: Bintang Mulia Division 1. Antonio Kylanel (300/300) 2. … Continue reading

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