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by transkrautor
Sat 30 Jun, 2012 10:11 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Slalom (aka Gokigen)
Replies: 23
Views: 265701

Re: Slalom (aka Gokigen)

If you are not afraid of a few German words you can also find puzzles for beginners in the beginner's section of the puzzle portal at logic-masters.de. If you search for the word Slalom you will find three puzzles called 'Slalom für Anfänger' (which means 'slalom for beginners' in English). These wi...
by transkrautor
Sun 01 May, 2011 6:13 pm
Forum: Puzzle Links
Topic: croco-puzzle
Replies: 696
Views: 333694

croco-puzzle

Berni, I agree that archiving all Ü-Rätsel would lead to a puzzle inflation on the croco-puzzle site. But what about archiving only Ü-Rätsel that are special in some way? For example puzzles where more than 50% of competitors had a Fehlversuch, puzzles that were only solved by less than 50% of the p...
by transkrautor
Sun 24 Apr, 2011 2:20 pm
Forum: Puzzle Competitions
Topic: Easter Countdown Puzzle Contest (1-24 April 2011)
Replies: 23
Views: 8013

Re: Easter Countdown Puzzle Contest (1-24 April)

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You are right, drsteve, there is an additional level of puzzle involved. It should be possible to figure it out without knowledge of German - but I might be the wrong person to make that claim...
by transkrautor
Tue 19 Apr, 2011 12:58 pm
Forum: Puzzle Links
Topic: Puzzle Portal
Replies: 4
Views: 4063

Re: Puzzle Portal

Yes, it was me - so if you notice poor English anywhere in the Puzzle Portal please help me improve. I hope it is good enough for you to start solving some puzzles... The upload section has not been translated so far, and I also did not do English screenshots for the help section yet, but solving pu...
by transkrautor
Tue 19 Apr, 2011 11:47 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Pyramide (Number pyramid) ( example ) Instructions: Enter digits from 1 to 9 into the pyramid cells so that every cell contains either the sum or the difference of the content of the two cells below. Rows that are marked in grey may not contain duplicate digits. Rows that are marked in white must c...
by transkrautor
Mon 18 Apr, 2011 7:53 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Pillenrätsel (Pills) ( example ) Instructions: Draw pills into the diagram that have the specified values, with every value occurring only once. The pills span three cells, and they can be positioned horizontally or vertically. The value of a pill is the sum of its three cells. The numbers at the e...
by transkrautor
Thu 14 Apr, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Magisches Labyrinth (Magic Labyrinth) ( example ) Instructions for spirals: Enter the numbers as indicated into the diagram so that in every row and every column each number appears exactly once. When following the spiral from the outside to the inside the digit sequence 1, 2, .., N must repeat. N ...
by transkrautor
Thu 14 Apr, 2011 1:10 pm
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Laserrätsel (Lasers) ( example ) Instructions: Draw a laser ray through the diagram that runs only diagonally. It enters and leaves the diagram in the locations that are indicated by the arrows. Place mirrors in some grid intersections that are hit by the laser ray on one side only. The numbers at ...
by transkrautor
Thu 14 Apr, 2011 1:04 pm
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Once the initial Anglification is done for all puzzles, I'll go through applying some consistency. The original German text has clearly been written piecemeal in parts, so that lacks consistency too. An example I specifically highlighted was the use of clicking bottom left for entering 'expert' mod...
by transkrautor
Thu 14 Apr, 2011 6:48 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Killersudoku (Killer Sudoku) (examples: regular | irregular ) Instructions: Enter the numbers as indicated into the diagram so that in every row, every column and every outlined area each number appears exactly once. The small numbers in the cages indicate the sum of the numbers in the cage. No cag...
by transkrautor
Thu 14 Apr, 2011 6:39 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Hitori ( example ) Instructions: Blacken some cells in the diagram so that in the remaining cells no number occurs more than once per row or column. All unblackened cells must be connected (i.e. the blackened cells may not divide the puzzle into two or more parts). Two blackened cells may not be ad...
by transkrautor
Thu 14 Apr, 2011 6:37 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Heyawake ( example ) Instructions: Blacken some cells in the diagram so that no two black cells have a common edge and all white cells are connected (i.e. the black cells may not divide the puzzle into two or more parts). No horizontal or vertical sequence of white cells may span more than two outl...
by transkrautor
Thu 14 Apr, 2011 6:32 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Fillomino ( example ) Instructions: Divide the diagram into areas and write a number into every cell. All numbers within an area must be the same, and they must indicate the size of the area. Areas that have the same size may not share an edge, but they may touch at a corner. Numbers that are given...
by transkrautor
Wed 13 Apr, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Dominosuche (Dominoes) ( example ) Instructions: Divide the puzzle diagram into the given dominoes. Every domino must be used exactly once. Mouse Controls: 1. click: line 2. click: no line 3. click: Delete contents Keyboard Controls: #, *, and Q: line -, /, and W: no line Space: Delete contents D: ...
by transkrautor
Wed 13 Apr, 2011 10:13 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Buchstabensalat (Easy as ABC) ( example ) Instructions: Enter the specified letters into the diagram so that every letter occurs once in every row and every column. The letters at the edge indicate the first visible letter in that row or column when looking from that edge. Mouse Controls: The first...
by transkrautor
Wed 13 Apr, 2011 10:04 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Arukone (Arukone/Numberlink) ( example ) Instructions: Connect letter pairs along lines that connect cell centres horizontally or vertically. Cells may not be part of more connections. Please note: Some cells may remain empty. Mouse Controls: The first click places an A into the cell. Every other c...
by transkrautor
Wed 13 Apr, 2011 9:51 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Gebietssummen (Area sums) ( example ) Instructions: Enter digits as indicated into the diagram so that every digit occurs exactly once in every row and every column. The little numbers in the outlined areas show the sum of the digits inside the area. Please note: One area may contain the same digit...
by transkrautor
Wed 13 Apr, 2011 9:47 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

I'm sure I speak for everyone when I say that you're more than welcome to help out. The more the merrier (and the less work for everybody!) Just to clarify, I'm (amd presumably the rest of us) only using Google Translate as a start point. Their direct translations are sometimes harder to understand...
by transkrautor
Wed 13 Apr, 2011 8:49 am
Forum: Puzzle (incl. Sudoku) Rules & Tips
Topic: Croco Puzzle rules.
Replies: 92
Views: 439829

Re: Croco Puzzle rules.

Dear UK puzzlers, may I offer my help with this translation project? You may want to say no because I am not a native English speaker - and you would be right because a translator should really translate into his native language only. Still, I believe that I produce better output that Google Transla...