Category Archives: Picross

Picross, Hanjie, Griddlers, Nonograms: picture puzzles

Big discounts on some books

Here we go, Amazon has gone crazy again with their promotions and I’m just passing on the information. First, of all, GIFTBOOK17 promo code which you apply on Amazon at checkout to get $5 OFF ANY BOOK is valid only for a few more hours, today November 26, 2017, until midnight, Pacific Time. Conditions apply. […]

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4 books available for pre-order

Here is a novelty: 4 of my books are now available for PRE-ORDER. Important: The price on these books is discounted by about $2 or so. When they get published, which is in about a week’s time, the price will go back to normal. In order of their publishing dates, the books in question are: […]

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Griddlers solving – advanced techniques (Bordering)

A while ago I posted an explanation of an advanced Griddlers/Picross/Nonograms/Hanjie solving technique called Bordering. Here is another example of the bordering technique applied in a different way. Consider this partial nonogram in which only the top few rows are shown. Focus on the first three rows and the “7” clues in them. Where can […]

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600 picross hanjie griddlers nonograms in one book!

Here we go folks! You can expect a ton of posts in the next couple of weeks with announcements for new puzzle books I’ve released. First up, something that I hinted in my previous post: The Massive Book of Picross Hanjie Griddlers Nonograms with more than 600 picture puzzles has been published! Tweet This is […]

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How To Solve Picross (advanced)

It’s strange that I have never posted any solving techniques for Picross-Hanjie-Griddlers-Nonograms puzzles. I’ve explained some of them in my picross books, but never here on the website. So, that’s about to change and I’m immediately starting with an advanced solving technique, which I call “bordering“. Consider this example (it’s a part of a griddlers […]

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Random Griddlers Nonograms Picross Hanjie book

Here is a novelty: a book of picross puzzles, but unlike others, in this one the solutions are random patterns, not images of anything in particular! I know some of you won’t like this, but I still think you should try it. The puzzles are slightly more difficult when the solution is a random pattern, […]

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Word Search

Number puzzles (sudoku, kakuro, calcudoku and others) and logic puzzles (picross, for example) is what I’ve been focusing on since 2005. I’ve never created any puzzles with words. Well, that’s about to change! I’m ready to present you with my first ever Word Search puzzle (aka Word Find, Word Sleuth, Word Seek or Mystery Word)! […]

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