Sudoku X is another variant of the original Sudoku.
The rules of Sudoku X are simple, just enter the numbers 1 – 9 once in each row, column and 3 x 3 square within the Sudoku X puzzle grid.
In addition to standard Sudoku, the numbers must only occur once in each side of the ‘X’ that is marked on the grid in dark green. Use logic alone to deduce where each of these numbers must be placed in every cell of a puzzle.
At PuzzlePicnic.com you can find all kinds of puzzles (Archipelago, Sudoku, Slitherlink, Kakuro, Tents and Trees and much more)which you can solve online.
According to their statistics is Archipelago to most played online puzzle. In the Archipelago diagram a number of islands are situated that must be connected to each other with a minimum of straight bridges. There is only one solution possible to connect all islands such that every piece of bridge drawn is functional. Bridges do not cross and are only horizontal or vertical.
Game play is easy, just click with [Read More...]
If you like Sudoku, you’ll love kakuro!
For Sudoku fans looking for a new puzzle to challenge and delight, Will Shortz, crossword editor of The New York Times since 1993 and America’s puzzlemaster, presents kakuro. You will probably know Will Shortz from the hit documentary Wordplay in which he starred.
If you’ve never tried these deceptively simple-looking puzzles, get set: Millions of puzzlers around the globe are already hooked. Pick up your pencil and get ready to see if you can kakuro! Kakuro Presented by Will Shortz has 100 addictive Logic Puzzles and is available from Amazon.com. Personally [Read More...]
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You can train your brain or just relax by solving Sudoku puzzles with puzzle game called Sudoku Master II. This game is a complete redesign which includes revolutionary features like online competitive and cooperative play with up to four live players from around the world, in real time.
You can enter Sudoku tournaments and compete to become the real Sudoku Master. Of course, you can still play alone, with literally billions of original Sudoku puzzles and a fun Story mode [Read More...]
In Hotels Magazine there is a story that Westin Hotels & Resorts together with the worlds best Sudoku creator company Nikoli will offer guest staying at Westin Hotels & Resorts custom-designed Sudoku’s. Nikoli Sudoku’s are loved because they are not generated by computers but by humans. [via Hotels Magazine]
Announcement: Announcement: Westin Hotels & Resorts announces that it will soon offer guests staying at Westin hotels and resorts worldwide the chance to refresh and relax with custom-designed Sudoku games. Westin announces it has formed a relationship with Nikoli Company Limited, the leading creator and publisher [Read More...]
Now you certainly must say that this hand-held Sudoku game looks pretty much like a cellphone, but what gives it away would be the monochrome display. The keypad is used to enter answers in lieu of a styles or other input methods. This input method reminds me of the good old days when the Game Boy Advance had some Sudoku titles of its own, with only the D-pad and the A button to help you progress through the game. It measures 52mm x 120mm x 17mm and retails for approximately $8.50 after conversion. Sounds like a pretty affordable alternative to [Read More...]
Quebec-based Deducto Multimedia International is launching Deducto, a captivating logic puzzle game. Thanks to its clever design, Deducto promises to quickly become a much-loved feature of the puzzle pages in newspapers and magazines. It might just become the favorite pastime of readers who enjoy intellectually challenging games that stimulate reasoning, memory and deductive skills. Original and engaging, Deducto is sure to stand up to the highly popular Sudoku.
Deducto was invented in 1971 by Denis Poirier and a well-kept secret until 1994. Today, Deducto relies on an intelligent-generation software able to produce billions of playing grid combination’s. In addition, fans [Read More...]