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Logic puzzles like Nurikabe, Slitherlink, and Battleships -- the ones we call puzzles -- can be a lot of fun.

How do I go about constructing them? What's the best strategy for making these puzzles interesting and still uniquely solvable?

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    $\begingroup$ Great answer, but this has been asked twice before. Maybe better to link all the duplicates together, and maybe consider merging them to get all these nice answers in one place? $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor May 1 '20 at 6:29
  • $\begingroup$ @Randal'Thor Good catch! They didn't appear in the suggested duplicates when I was asking. A merge would be the best solution, but I'm not sure which of the three questions is best to treat as the 'primary': I think there would be upsides and downsides to all three. $\endgroup$ – Deusovi May 1 '20 at 16:36
  • $\begingroup$ In my (unbiased? :-P ) opinion, mine is the best primary: the question is a bit longer / more detailed, and answer quality doesn't matter since they'll all be together anyway. boboquack's might (?) be worth leaving separately, since it's slightly different, asking for specific strategies posted in separate answers, rather than a general how-to guide like my and your questions. $\endgroup$ – Rand al'Thor May 3 '20 at 8:36