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writin' puzzles

Post by x0_000 » Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:04 pm

i wrote a puzzle today! I'm planning on making a bunch more so it's a warm up before I make something more ambitious. I'll post them in this thread as they get made in case anyone wants to try and solve them

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note: both puzzles have the same solution, the second one just has less clues for a harder(?) solve

this one is a Kakuro puzzle, but it has a slight twist to it, so here's the rules for solving:
Place a digit from 1 to 9 in each box so that no digit repeats across a row or column. For the 2x2 boxes, the digit counts for both rows/columns it’s in. If there is a number pointing at a row or column, that number is the sum of the digits in that row/column.
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Post by Pkdragon » Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:30 pm

Place a digit from 1 to 9 in each box so that no digit repeats across a row or column.
triggered

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challenge accepted
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Re: writin' puzzles

Post by Sven » Sat Jul 15, 2017 10:37 am

good puzzle i liked

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Post by Pkdragon » Sun Jul 16, 2017 5:43 am

oh my god help me i am in number hell
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Post by x0_000 » Sun Jul 16, 2017 3:19 pm

here's a new puzzle in a different genre. I haven't seen a puzzle of this specific style before (although it's derived from an existing style) so I'm including a solution image

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puzzle rules:
Below the grid you're given a set of shapes. You must place the shapes in the grid so that no two shapes touch each other, except possibly at the corners. If a square has a dark circle, that means a shape overlaps it. If a square has a light circle, that means no shape overlaps it.

After placing all the shapes, you must be able to draw a loop that visits every unoccupied square exactly once.
Solution: http://68.media.tumblr.com/bb8d2f513a07 ... xc_250.png
Last edited by x0_000 on Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:53 am, edited 1 time in total.
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Post by scraggypunk » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:11 am

makin me feel like an idiot
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Post by Sven » Mon Jul 17, 2017 3:45 am

also v good puzzle

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Post by Pkdragon » Mon Jul 17, 2017 4:44 am

ok that was a bit confusing until i looked at the solution image.

i'd rewrite this bit as " After placing all the shapes, you must be able to draw a loop that visits every empty square exactly once."

i look forward to more puzzles of that particular style tho, shape placement puzzles are my favorite

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Re: writin' puzzles

Post by x0_000 » Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:53 am

good catch, updated the description

edit: made a new puzzle, this one should be an interesting solve:

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Re: writin' puzzles

Post by monkymeet » Wed Jul 26, 2017 2:45 am

i like kakuro, i'll give the first one a try tomorrow
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Post by x0_000 » Thu Jul 27, 2017 2:11 pm

made a new puzzle! i'm pretty happy with how this one came out, mainly because it's the first regular sized puzzle I've made so far:
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it is a Fillomino puzzle. Rules:
Divide the grid along the grey lines to form regions. If a region contains a number, its area must be equal to that number. (A region can contain more than one number, but in that case it must be the same number.) Regions with the same area cannot share an edge.
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