Note: this is not in conjunction with my Minesweeper puzzles
Got this idea from one of Cracking the Cryptic's videos, I don't remember which one though. This exact puzzle is still overall unique.
Take this 4x4 grid below:
Now, you might not notice this, but this is a 4x4 sudoku, and there is a twist to it:
We can use the numbers 1-9
Now, you might be confused. Why can we? Well, that's because the grid has to satisfy these 18 conditions:
- Like a regular Sudoku, each number that is placed down can only be used once in each row and column.
Programming and brute-forcing is outright banned.