Unfortunately this magazine ended up in the paper recycling bin (what is good for the environment) but now I was unable to scan it and publish it right here. The nine, 3 by 3, squares are replace by random shaped boxes with space for still the nine digits you need to enter within the Sudoku. The rule that in each column and row must completed by the digits one till nine is [Read More...]
At jigsawdoku you can find a nice flash version of Sudoku. And the best of all, it’s for free. Just drag the numbers into the Sudoku grid.
There are Sudoku’s for children as well as the real Sudoku addicts. There are 4×4 (easy), 6×6 (easy and medium) and 9×9 (easy, medium and hard) Sudoku’s available. And to make the Sudoku more difficult you can use instead of numbers, symbols or letters.
It’s still a beta release but I did not find any problems using it. I really liked the drag and drop option of this Sudoku. Enjoy your [Read More...]
Every Saturday a Dutch newspaper called NRC publishes a special Sudoku.
A normal Sudoku consists of 9 squares (3 by 3) but the NRC Sudoku has 13 squares which all must be filled with the digits 1 till 9. By using 13 squares they can create Sudoku’s with not more than eleven clues to start with.
To be able to solve Sudoku you need a NRC subscription. I know this is for most of the readers of Passion for Puzzles blog not an option. So if you want more information about the [Read More...]
Another quick link to a 12 page printable pdf version (pfd no longer available) of 70 Sudoku’s for all Sudoku lovers published by the TimesOnline.co.uk.
There are different kind of Sudoku’s like classic Sudoku, killer Sudoku’s, poly Sudoku’s, diagonal Sudoku’s, odd/even Sudoku’s and 147 Sudoku’s including all solutions.
So for everyone with a passion for Sudoku puzzles there are at least a few nice Sudoku’s to solve. Happy Puzzling!
Last weekend I received a birthday present although my birthday was already two weeks ago.
The present is a wooden puzzle called Katamino Luxe. It consist of 12 different shapes of wood which are also made of different kinds of wood and therefore different colors. They are called Pentaminos.
The puzzle is solid and looks very nice, this puzzle will last forever (which I can not say for my Sudoku Cube). The are you can use to play on the board game can be made bigger while you get from one level (called pentas) to [Read More...]
Today I added Sudoku 3D to my puzzle collection. To be honest it is just a puzzle for the collection, nothing more and nothing less it’s rubbish.
The name of the puzzle made me buy the puzzle but basically it has nothing to do with Sudoku. It is just another Rubik’s replica with the numbers one to nine on each side. No colors just boring grey with numbers.
For the real Sudoku lovers and smarties (as the creator’s of Kokonotsu call them) there is a website at kokonotsu with every day a new online Super Sudoku Puzzle.
They call the Super Sudoku “Kokonotsu” which is a 9-letter word and meaning “nine” in Japanese. The difference between Kokonotsu and a normal Sudoku is that there is a fourth and fifth dimensions added to the normal Sudoku. Next to the normal numerals 1 through 9 you have to place in each row, column and 3×3 square.
Kokonotsu adds the two major diagonals. Also, there is a Magic Puzzle [Read More...]