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Poker Straights

Here is a new kind of puzzle, for this site for sure and at least I haven’t seen them elsewhere! Remember the Straights puzzle? Well, this is kind of like it… but it’s called POKER Straights. The reason being that there are all 13 “cards” in play… from 2 to 10 and then Jack, Queen, […]

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Jigsaw Tridoku

I’ve previously posted one Jigsaw Tridoku puzzle and it was labeled THINKER. This one is a bit more difficult (or so I think?) and it’s labeled BRAIN. So… if you are unfamiliar with this concept, make sure to have a look at my introductory article on Triangular Sudoku. The rules and solving methods are there, […]

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Binary Puzzles

Here is another novelty: Binary Puzzles, also known as TAKUZU. Binary Puzzles are played on square grids of any even size: 6×6, 8×8, 10×10 etc. Your goal is to fill the grids with 0s and 1s, following these simple rules: 1. There can be at most two 0s or at most two 1s next to […]

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Number Search Puzzle

Here is a nice and simple puzzle for you: NUMBER SEARCH. It’s like word search puzzle but with numbers. Search for the numbers listed below the grid and find them in the grid. Search for them in any of the 8 directions (horizontal, vertical, left diagonal, right diagonal and each of them in forward and […]

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The rules of Futoshiki are very simple: 1. The grid is square and can be of any size. Use numbers 1 to the size of the grid to solve the puzzle. 2. Numbers cannot be repeated in a row or column. All numbers must appear in each row and in each column. 3. The “more […]

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Hyper Sudoku

I’ve realized that there are several “staple” Sudoku Variants that I’ve never posted here on the main page. One of them is Hyper Sudoku. Although I never posted a “vanilla” Windoku puzzle (Hyper Sudoku = Windoku), I have posted, for example, a Hyper Samurai Sudoku Windoku. So… to start rectifying this issue, I will be […]

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Flower Sudoku and Outside Sudoku book

The most requests I ever received for new volumes of books was for the Outside Sudoku book and for the Flower Sudoku book. Those two books are filled with variants of sudoku variants puzzles. There are 11 reviews of those two books on Amazon. 10 of those reviews are 5/5 stars! Well, it didn’t take […]

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