Category Archives: Deduction Puzzles

Puzzle 040 – Fillomino Connection

This is a 6.0-star Fillomino Connection puzzle. Unless I’m missing something that makes this puzzle trivial, this puzzle is the hardest puzzle I ever constructed, thus the 6.0-star rating. (It was 7.0-star, but I realized it’s not that hard.) Moreover, … Continue reading

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Puzzle 039 – Fillomino Connection

This is a 2.5-star Fillomino Connection puzzle. Yep, a new puzzle type, now based on my favorite (arguable) puzzle type Fillomino. The idea shouldn’t be a first.

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Puzzle 038 – Loop Mix

This is a 4.0-star Loop Mix. While there is no page about Loop Mix (since I’m pretty lazy and probably this is a one-time attempt), the type Loop Mix is a combination of the elements of four loop puzzles: Masyu … Continue reading

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Puzzle 037 – Yajilin

This is a 4.5-star Yajilin puzzle. So, this is the second Yajilin I constructed. I did actually construct this in the same day as Puzzle 036; I don’t quite believe that I have rather impressive Yajilin construction skills anyway… 😛 … Continue reading

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Puzzle 036 – Yajilin

This is a 3.5-star Yajilin puzzle. Hi, I’m back! Sorry for the very long delay. I have…uh…things to do, including an entry that you will see posted after this (which means you will see it more to the top than … Continue reading

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Puzzle 035 – Warp Fillomino

This is a 3.0-star Warp Fillomino puzzle; that is, a Fillomino puzzle with a Warp twist. Any edge that is not black are connected with another edge, either directly (as in usual grid) or by warping (as indicated by the … Continue reading

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Puzzle 034 – Unknown Shikaku

This is a 3.5-star Shikaku puzzle, with the Unknown twist. That is, some numbers have been replaced by question marks. Each question mark stands for a number other than zero. There, a new puzzle. Guess the theme. Hint: Convert the … Continue reading

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Special Puzzle 004 – Abstract Exact Cover

Inspired from this Wikipedia article. Choose some sets such that the intersection between any two of the sets is an empty set and the union of them is {1, 2, …, 10}. In other (less mathematical) words, choose some groups … Continue reading

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Puzzle 033 – Puzzle Collection

This is a Puzzle Collection. That is, this puzzle contains a lot of small puzzles. The first three puzzles are Shikaku puzzles; the third one has an Unknown twist. The next three puzzles are Fillomino puzzles. The next three puzzles … Continue reading

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Puzzle 032 – Tapa

This is a 2.5-star Tapa puzzle.   And there we have a new puzzle type, along with the completion of another of my self-assigned task of posting Puzzle 032 before or at Sunday this week. A nicely made puzzle, if … Continue reading

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