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Puzzles that involve nonograms (also known as *Hanjie* or *Japanese Puzzle*), logic puzzles where runs of colored cells are given at the edges of the grid. Use with [grid-deduction] and [logical-deduction]

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What‘s the next step to solve this 10x10 nonogram?

I got stuck on this nonogram (picross) from the game “Murder by Numbers”: What is the next step from here?
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Filling in an 8x8 minesweeper grid with mines (Day 11: Christmas tree edition)

Previous puzzles Contains: Single mines (1 mine), Double mines (2 mines), Triple mines (3 mines) To get the $\color{green}✓$: Solve the Nonogram Solve the Minesweeper puzzle Note: partial answers ...
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A Hokuro, but with a twist!

Recently, I created my first Hokuro puzzle, which was received really well. However, this time, there is a twist! Not with the rules or anything, however, it is combined with a Nonogram! Luckily, the ...
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A Hidato, but with no given numbers? #2: 5x5

Previous puzzle As you may or may not know, I can be a bit evil sometimes. Today, I am going to give you a 5x5 Hidato with no given numbers to start. However, this isn't a Mobius Strip puzzle like ...
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My first puzzle combination: A Nonogram and Hidato

Today's puzzle is a bit strange. Why, you might ask? Because it is a Nonogram and a Hidato combined! Rules of Nonogram: The grid must be colored or left blank according to numbers at the side of the ...
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A fun and simple Nonogram... ...with a cipher

Goal of this puzzle: Find the hidden message in this Nonogram that I created. The puzzle: play online Hint:
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Another nonogram with story

Another nonogram with story but this time it's ZEBRA type. Clues in darker color describe what should be marked as FILLED. Clues in lighter color describe what should be marked as BLANK. After my ...
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Nonogram with story

Fellow puzzlers, here's a nonogram I made for you. But it also has a story! Two bored male casino dealers are waiting at the craps table. A very attractive blond woman arrives and bets $20,000 on a ...
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Is there a forum for manually set nonograms? [closed]

I've been getting really into nonograms lately. However, I can't get a great source for difficult nonograms. One app which I play on generates puzzles, which are decently tough, but never really ...
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What's the next step to solve this Nonogram?

I've gotten myself stuck in this Nonogram level using the logic I'm familiar with (filling in our crossing out boxes that will always be filled in or empty no matter how you fill in the grid). And ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2022 (Day 20): The Christmas Gift

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling Stack Exchange Advent Calendar 2022. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Alice and ...
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Mazed and Confused

This is part 3 of the puzzle series Around the World in Many Days. Each part is solvable on its own. Deаr Puzzling, Today I have admired the natural beauty of a paradise island and seen sand dunes ...
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This new puzzle type needs a name {7}

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #5: On-and-onograms - and also extends the 'This new puzzle type needs a name' series... I believe I have invented a new type of puzzle... What is ...
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A Weapon or a Toy?

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #5: On-and-onogrami Hello, fellow puzzlers! Here's a nonogram I made for you. But it's not just a nonogram. There is a hidden object in it! Can you ...
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A Valentine's nonoGram

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #5: On-and-onograms The story is not needed to solve the puzzle. Recently, I've been cleaning out my room, more notably my box of old documents. ...
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Sergeant Sequence brings in the analysts

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #5: On-and-onograms "We've intercepted another message, Chief." "Good work, Sequence. What does it say? Where is Terne now?" The ...
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Kind of like a clock, kind of like a path…

This puzzle is part of the Monthly Topic Challenge #5: On-and-onograms RULES: The black footpath (marked by black digits) must be contiguous. The answer to this "onogram" is a 7 word phrase....
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"Tape-Nonogram" problem [duplicate]

A Nonogram intro (Credit to Wikipedia for quote) Nonograms, also known as Hanjie, Paint by Numbers, Picross, Griddlers, and Pic-a-Pix, and by various other names, are picture logic puzzles in which ...
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SNES Super Picross - Mario SP-I

Currently stuck on Super Picross and looking for a hint for the next logical deduction on Mario stage SP-I.
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Mario's Super Picross - Stage Mario 9-K

I'm playing through Mario's Super Picross currently and after nearly 200 puzzles this one finally has me stumped as to how it is intended to be solved. What is the next step to solving this? Notes: ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2021 (Day 15): Optics Experiment

This puzzle is part of the Puzzling StackExchange Advent Calendar 2021. The accepted answer to this question will be awarded a bounty worth 50 reputation.< Previous Door Next Door > Optics ...
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Pain By Numbers - a friendly enigmatic puzzle

I found this worksheet going though some old notes. Unfortunately, it seems the answer key got lost. Can anyone help?
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I need some help with this 15x15 nonogram

I have been working on this nonogram for some time and can't seen to figure out what to do next... This is the link: https://nonograms-katana.com/play/#game
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A true no-no-gram

This is a nonogram with the usual rules. That is, you must fill white squares in with black so that the numbers at the head of each row or column indicate, in order, the respective lengths of ...
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The physicist's puzzle

An unknown physic1st left behind this puzzle with his belongin9s and he can no longer Be found. Here is the puzzle he left with u5 before disappEaring. Can you figure who this mysterious physicist was ...
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Nonorasu - A Nonogram-Kakurasu Hybrid

Both Kakurasu (or see this puzzle for a description) and Nonogram puzzles require the solver to shade certain cells in a square grid by providing clues to the shading pattern of individual rows and ...
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This new puzzle type needs a name {EXTREME EDITION}

A companion puzzle to the 'This new puzzle type needs a name' series, and inspired in part by @JeremyDover's answer to a recent question. Usually, puzzles in this series comprise a mash-up of two ...
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Another logic study

I'm working on another idea for a combination logic puzzle, and as before I've been gearing up by creating some studies. This first one came out decently, I think, so I figured I'd share it. This ...
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Q: What kind of logic puzzle would you like? A: Yes

A recent post and Stiv's answer provided inspiration for a new puzzle. I posted a study for this puzzle earlier; this is the bigger effort envisioned. I hope you enjoy! This puzzle consists of four ...
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How to union a slitherlink and a nonogram?

I would like to union two puzzles in one. The first puzzle is a slitherlink, the second is a nonogram. The main idea is: the slitherlink's solution is the entrance for the rows of the nonogram. In the ...
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Help! My avatar is covered in puzzle

I accidentally dropped my avatar in puzzle, and now it has puzzle all over it! Could you please help me recover my avatar? Hint:
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Stuck on a Nonogram puzzle

Help is needed. I have been stuck on this puzzle for some time. Any help or tips would be appreciated.
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Complaint at the PSE lounge

While walking through the PSE lounge, I noticed a piece of paper on one of the tables. Picking it up, I saw several things. The first, was a couple of sentences at the top: I love this place! But ...
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Give me a clue!

Create a Nonogram / Picross which cannot be solved uniquely without giving at least one clue. That is, without prefilling at least one field in the puzzle there exists multiple valid solutions. The ...
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Puzzle needs a name

Inspired by @Stiv's This new puzzle type needs a name series, what is the name of the puzzle below? Start by solving the (quite tough) Nonogram, then apply some grid-deduction-deduction and discover ...
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News of the world

Here's a quick little puzzle to keep busy.
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This Nonogram seems a bit...... off

Hmm...... Did I miss something? The hidden word has six unique letters anyway...... Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3: Addendum: There is a (very) minor fix to ensure the puzzle "uniquely solvable", adding 1-...
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On The Subject of X-Rays

(This is part of a series of puzzles written for Timwi for a Secret Santa puzzle exchange, themed around various custom modules for the game Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes. No KTaNE knowledge is ...
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Their mistake or mine?

I've found Pepper's Puzzles to be a very nice introduction to picross puzzles, with a cute anime girl to boot. While I've steadily improved in my deductive powers and the logic inherent to nonograms, ...
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Captain Pun's favourite animals

My good friend Captain Pun's party was a truly excellent event. His new boat - the venue - was a beautiful thing to behold, decorated throughout with nonograms in frames (as anybody who knows him ...
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Mapmaker mauled by mace meets meretricious monk

After abandoning my job as a researcher due to a pirate attack, I've taken up a job as a galactic cartographer. To support my craft, I've made it my business to explore whichever galaxies I can. ...
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Pensive Nonogram - Two-Colour Puzzle

Fourth two-colour puzzle in the 32nd issue of Mega Pixel Puzzles by Puzzler.. I’ve made some progress, but I am stuck. Can you help me find my next move in it? (The puzzle is below)
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Organically Overhauling my Occupation

After secretly assassinating a wealthy doctor in the countryside, I found myself with surplus funds. Naturally, the best possible investment is investing in oneself, so I boarded a plane and went out ...
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An Ailing Assassin

Since moving to the countryside, I've taken up a side job as an assassin. While camping out with a doctor, they told me that I had contracted an illness. However, since I didn't take any money with me,...
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Party Time with Captain Pun

The other day my good friend Captain Pun invited me to a party on board his new boat. "What will the dress code be?" I asked. Captain Pun said he'd email me the details. Later that day I received ...
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Professor Pun's Personal Project

When I first met my good friend Captain Pun, he invited me to dinner to meet his wife, a physics professor at the university. Over a glass of wine I inquired into her research interests. "Let me show ...
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Captain Pun's new boat

My good friend Captain Pun has bought a new boat. "And this is a picture of its sail!" he said, showing me this: "Solve the nonogram and you'll soon know what type of boat it is!" Can you solve ...
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Puzzle Hunt 03: As a bat

This is part three in my clichéd treasure island puzzle series. The story carries directly on from part two. Part one is here. There may be a bit of a gap before part 4 as I'm running out of ideas :) ...
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Bringing Nonograms to a New Dimension

This is a 4D nonogram. Rules: Imagine six stacks with six layers of nonograms. Each of the 36 diagrams with numbers aside represents one layer from the top to the bottom of the stack. The ...
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Double feature: Unpopular

This puzzle is part 9 of the Double feature series (first part here). The series will continue in "Double feature: Health shakes". Across 2. A victory is found in path leading to hardship (...
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