Puzzle Bank

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Puzzle Bank

Postby TwinsFan1987 » Tue Feb 21, 2006 10:20 pm

Hi. I'm a college student who designed a sodoku solver for a homework assignment.
Anyways, does anyone know of a public Sodoku puzzle bank that can be easily & freely accesed? A text file format would be best.
Thanks.
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Postby evert » Tue Feb 21, 2006 10:45 pm

Download simple sudoku:
http://angusj.com/sudoku/
The download contains several puzzles.
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Postby ronk » Tue Feb 21, 2006 11:29 pm

A database of 32,930 puzzles by Gordon Royle here plus 1465 difficult puzzles here
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Postby tso » Wed Feb 22, 2006 12:54 am

Gordon Royal has eight more databases, each in a single pattern here.

The[url=http://magictour.free.fr/sudoku.htm] http://magictour.free.fr/sudoku.htm[/url] website has several databases and the program suexg.exe with which you can create your own large database in minutes.

There are several posts on the Sudoku Programmer's site that have databases of puzzles, for example here and here.

Michael Kennett's public domain charactor based generator -- a public domain ap that will allow creation of your own large database in minutes.
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Postby udosuk » Wed Feb 22, 2006 5:21 pm

Just a reminder: make sure you learn the correct spelling of sudoku before you hand in your assignment... it'd be a shame to lose marks on that silly mistake... Another form is "Su Doku" which is adopted by The Times. Some talk about the origin of the name can be found in this post.
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Postby evert » Thu Feb 23, 2006 6:29 pm

ronk wrote:A database of 32,930 puzzles by Gordon Royle here
As far as I could see: that site contains only 17-clue puzzles. Most of them don't require very advanced solving technics.
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