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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Fri Nov 30, 2018 10:30 am

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 9 8 . . . . . . .   Nice X-sudoku, pattern 333
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game 0333 - 5.3

Postby 1to9only » Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:55 pm

submitted:
94...2..16....1.85...87..6...1....9...4...6..83....2......16....254.....41....... ED=5.3/1.2/1.2
normalised:
12...3..45....4.67...68..5...4....1...2...5..69....3......45....372.....24....... ED=5.3/1.2/1.2

2 isomorphs:
12...3..44....5.67...74..8...3....4...5...7..87....2......28....321.....76....... ED=5.3/1.2/1.2
12...3..44....5.67...74..8...3....4...9...7..67....2......26....321.....78....... ED=5.3/1.2/1.2
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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Tue Jan 01, 2019 2:19 pm

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 . . 6 . 9 . 5 . .   Rather easy x-sudoku, PG 336
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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Sat Feb 23, 2019 8:40 am

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 . . 1 2 . . . . 7  X-sudoku, really quite tricky, PG 340
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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Thu Mar 21, 2019 4:55 pm

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 . . . . 7 8 3 . .         X-sudoku, another really quite tricky one, PG 343
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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:04 am

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  .  2  .  8  .  .  .  .  .   X-sudoku, not very hard, PG 344
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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Tue Jun 18, 2019 12:38 pm

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 8 . . 5 . . . . .   Jolly little X-sudoku, Pattern 353
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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Fri Jul 05, 2019 10:26 am

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 . . . . . . . . 1  A tricky little x-sudoku, PG 354.
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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:25 am

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 . . 5 3 . . . . 9    X-sudoku, very hard, PG 355.
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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Sun Sep 08, 2019 1:44 pm

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 . . . . . 8 1 5 9    X-sudoku for PG 360
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Seems a lousy pattern for the game, but gives nice x-sudokus
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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:53 pm

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 . . . . . 7 . . .  X-sudoku for PG 371, not really hard, but quite tricky.
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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Tue May 12, 2020 9:36 am

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 . . 1 . . . 2 . .  X-sudokus for PG 384, quite fishy.
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Patterns Game 392 - Sudoku-Xs

Postby 1to9only » Wed Aug 12, 2020 10:17 am

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1....2....3..4..5...67..3....8..4..1.5.....9.7.....2..2....68......1..7...35....4 ED=8.4/6.7/3.4 XED=7.2/1.5/1.5
1....2....3..1..4...53..6....7..1..2.1.....5.8.....3..2....39......6..8...48....7 ED=8.3/2.8/2.8 XED=5.5/1.2/1.2
1....2....3..4..5...26..7....1..8..6.4.....1.5.....3..7....19......5..7...63....8 ED=8.3/6.7/3.4 XED=4.0/1.5/1.5
1....2....3..1..4...56..7....8..5..6.4.....2.9.....4..7....18......2..9...68....4 ED=9.0/9.0/3.2 XED=4.0/1.2/1.2
1....2....3..4..1...56..7....4..8..6.2.....7.9.....1..6....52......9..8...73....4 ED=9.1/8.8/3.4 XED=3.8/1.5/1.5
1....2....3..4..5...67..3....8..1..2.5.....6.4.....9..3....64......9..7...25....8 ED=9.0/6.7/6.7 XED=3.6/1.5/1.5
1....2....3..4..5...65..7....4..1..3.1.....8.3.....2..6....94......8..7...27....9 ED=8.4/2.0/2.0 XED=3.6/1.2/1.2
1....2....3..4..5...63..7....8..9..2.4.....3.5.....6..7....58......1..7...26....9 ED=9.0/9.0/3.0 XED=3.0/1.5/1.5
1....2....3..4..5...53..6....1..7..2.8.....3.4.....5..9....14......8..9...26....7 ED=9.2/9.2/6.7 XED=2.9/1.5/1.5
1....2....3..4..5...65..4....4..7..6.8.....3.9.....8..2....19......5..7...72....4 ED=4.2/1.2/1.2 XED=2.9/1.2/1.2
1....2....3..4..5...46..7....2..1..3.1.....8.5.....9..4....52......2..7...19....6 ED=4.6/3.6/3.6 XED=2.5/1.5/1.5
1....2....3..4..5...61..3....5..7..6.6.....1.8.....4..9....67......7..2...45....8 ED=3.6/3.6/3.6 XED=2.5/1.2/1.2
1....2....3..4..5...25..6....7..1..3.1.....2.4.....7..7....38......5..6...68....4 ED=8.5/2.5/2.5 XED=2.3/1.2/1.2
1....2....3..4..5...61..7....8..3..6.4.....1.5.....2..7....59......6..7...23....8 ED=7.3/7.3/6.7 XED=2.0/1.5/1.5
1....2....3..1..4...56..7....6..1..5.2.....3.8.....6..4....32......9..6...85....9 ED=8.9/8.9/8.2 XED=2.0/1.2/1.2
1....2....3..4..5...67..3....5..8..6.2.....3.8.....7..7....69......1..8...85....4 ED=7.3/7.3/3.4 XED=1.7/1.5/1.5
1....2....2..3..4...54..3....6..7..5.1.....8.9.....6..6....57......8..3...76....4 ED=3.0/1.2/1.2 XED=1.7/1.2/1.2
1....2....3..4..5...67..3....5..4..6.2.....8.7.....1..9....32......5..9...86....4 ED=8.3/8.3/6.7 XED=1.5/1.5/1.5
1....2....3..4..5...26..7....8..1..3.1.....4.5.....9..6....58......2..7...47....9 ED=3.6/3.6/3.6 XED=1.5/1.2/1.2
1....2....3..4..5...67..3....5..1..6.8.....9.3.....7..7....68......1..2...93....4 ED=1.2/1.2/1.2 XED=1.2/1.2/1.2

ED rating from SudokuExplainer, XED rating from SukakuExplainer (Diagonals variant).
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Re: Puzzles related to Patterns Game patterns

Postby m_b_metcalf » Mon Aug 17, 2020 10:03 am

A really nice X-sudoku for human solvers, based on the PG 393 pattern, is attached.

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