The Sudoku craze took the world by storm, but now puzzle addicts are hungry for new challenges. This 'variety pack' of Japanese logic puzzles not only includes the new favourite, kakuro, but also introduces the addictive brilliance of hanjie, the deceptive simplicity of fillomino and the deductive reasoning of mosaic. Teasing, playful and extremely satisfying, this collection shows that there is more to Japanese puzzles than just the S-word.
Table of Contents
120 brand-new Japanese logic puzzles 15 addictive puzzles of each type: Fillomino - add lines to divide the grid into blocks of the target number Hanjie - deduce which empty grid squares should be shaded to create a picture Hashiwokakero - join circled numbers to create logical 'bridges' Hitori - shade numbered grid squares to fit strict puzzle rules Kakuro- also known as 'cross sum'; complete rows and columns with numbers which add up to the targets shown in the grid Mosaic- deduce which numbered grid squares should be shaded to create a picture Nurikabe- create a network of shaded squares surrounding number 'islands' Slither Link - join the dots to create a logical loop Includes information about each puzzle type, and handy instructions for solving Full solutions provided Hand-crafted in Japan