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2 years, 3 months ago
This puzzle is a quick and fun little
Nurikabe that is very tall, because I am not. It's not particularly tough, but if you need a nice relaxing grid-deduction puzzle to calm your brain today, this should provide a good flow. I hope you enjoy!
Rules of a Nurikabe (paraphrased from
This is a Nurikabe puzzle. The goal is to paint some cells black so that the resulting grid satisfies the rules of Nurikabe:
Numbered cells are white. (Think of them as "islands.")
White cells are divided into regions, all of which contain exactly one number. The number indicates how many white cells there are in that region.
Regions of white cells
cannot be adjacent to one another, but they can touch at a corner. Black cells must all be orthogonally connected. (Think of them as "oceans.")
There are no groups of black "ocean" cells that form a 2×2 square anywhere in the grid.
Now, here's the puzzle:
And here is the puzz.link solver, which lets you solve it online.
Feb 20, 2021 at 0:03
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Here’s how to solve:
Filling in the simple clues, gives us a nice easy starting point
A lot of the 2s can only go in one direction, and looking up top the 8 must extend to the right to prevent a square being formed.
A lot of the black squares can now be joined together, as they must to prevent isolation. Most of the left is now solved.
The top can now be completed by considering what squares must be part of the 8 and what must be black. The 3 can only go in one way to prevent squares being formed
From here, the solution can be found by working downwards! Nice puzzle!
Feb 20, 2021 at 0:45
Beastly Gerbil Beastly Gerbil
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