If you like comics and Sudoku than probably you will like these two Sudoku Puzzle books.
One of The Puzzle Society books features 50 Dilbert strips and 200 Sudoku puzzles, while the other includes 50 Peanuts strips and also 200 Sudoku puzzles. The two puzzle books combining Sudoku puzzles and comic strips will be released in March 2008 by Andrews McMeel Publishing.
Just for fun: Keep your guests solve a Sudoku puzzle while they wait in front of your door, with this Sudoku Doormat.
Based on filling in grids, rows, and columns with numbers to complete a pattern, it’s beautiful because it involves no math. The Sudoku Doormat is made from 100% Olefin indoor/outdoor carpet and printed with color-fast inks. Wash the Sudoku Doormat with a hose and brush to clean. This Sudoku Doormat measures 27″ x 18.25″ and will cost you US$ 11.97 via Lighterside.com
Next to Fridge Sudoku there is now also Tetris for your fridge called Tetrius (you can also use them in the office on a white board).
Tetrius is a set of eight colorful magnets. Perfect for holding up your TPS reports, carry-out pizza menus and notes to self to “play more puzzle games”, these magnets fit together in a most pleasing manner. Just watch out for when you’ve stacked up all your pieces and are just waiting for that one long rod to clear four rows at once… when you realize these are only magnets.
At the @nrich (enrich) webpage of maths.org you can find more than thirty different kind of Sudoku’s. A lot of them are designed by Henry Kwok. One of them is called Pole Star Sudoku (also known as Duplex Difference Sudoku).
The Pole Star Sudoku is a variation of Sudoku on a standard 9×9 grid which contains a set of special clue-numbers. These are small numbers placed always on the border lines between selected pairs of neighboring cells of the grid. Each clue-number is the difference between the two [Read More...]
Via DailyTech I found an article about an upcoming Samsung LCD HDTVs to feature games like Sudoku.
Samsung introduced at CES 2008 (Consumer Electronics Show) it’s new line of Series 6 and Series 7 LCD high-definition televisions. It starts with a lot of technical data about resolution and refresh rates. With all the excitement Samsung may have forgotten to mention in its press release that its upcoming high-end LCD HDTV’s will come packed with video games. Several models will come with content preloaded into the setís built-in flash memory, some [Read More...]
Almost one year ago I wrote about Color Sudoku for your Mac already. From now on you can also play Online Color Sudoku. As the name already makes clear, color Sudoku is a variant of Sudoku with colors in stead of the regular figures from 1 to 9.
At the website you will find several color Sudoku’s. Some students of HGK Luzern (Lucerne University of applied science and arts) designed new color combination’s in a daily color Sudoku workshop. There are solutions for people with color perception problems. You can [Read More...]
Via a Pluto Puzzles you can now play Lexoku, which is a kind of Sudoku mixed with a crossword puzzle.
In Lexoku, Sudoku’s are mixed with crossword puzzles because in a crossword, new words crop up all the time. You might see a word like ‘oligarchy’ and think, what a cool word, I should try and use that in next week’s presentation to the board of directors. Sudoku offers none of that. Once you’ve done a few, it dawns on you that you’re putting the same numbers in a grid over and over again, just in a different [Read More...]