Category Archives: Slitherlink (Family)

Special Puzzle 002 – Multitype

This is a 1.5-star puzzle. However, the puzzle genre is unknown…read on. There are at least three puzzle types on which this grid has a unique solution using their respective rules. Guess the three puzzle types first, but highlight this … Continue reading

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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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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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BMPC01

This is the link to the Bintang Mulia Puzzle Competition 01 (BMPC01)’s puzzles, in PDF format. Results: Bintang Mulia Division 1. David Limenta (300/300) 2. Antonio Kylanel (250/300) 3. Yoane Eritza (180/300) Internet Division None…yet You can join! Just e-mail … Continue reading

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Puzzle 020 – No-Square Slitherlink

This is a 2.5-star No-Square Slitherlink puzzle. Though with less givens, I still consider this puzzle easy, except for a few tricks that a normal Slitherlink puzzle can also have.

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Puzzle 016 – Slitherlink

This is a 3.5-star Slitherlink puzzle. If I start with a pattern, the resulting puzzle won’t be as hard as this one for some unknown reason. Just every clue is used in the solving process. With a givens density of … Continue reading

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Puzzle 014 – Sheep and Wolves

This is a Sheep and Wolves puzzle. I just have too much Slitherlink variations… Remember, black cells must be in the loop, while white cells must be outside the loop. In other words, shade all cells in the loop black; … Continue reading

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Puzzle 013 – Star Slitherlink

This is a 4.0-star Star Slitherlink puzzle. There is 1 star in every row and column. New element! A cross which does…nothing. But it makes the starting point quite obvious. And now you can’t partition the grid into four parts, … Continue reading

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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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