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Questions tagged [nonogram]

Nonograms (also known as *Hanjie* or *Japanese Puzzle*) are picture logic puzzles in which cells in a grid must be colored or left blank according to numbers at the side of the grid to reveal a hidden picture.

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Very tricky nonogram - where to go next?

I've become somewhat addicted to Simon Tatham's "Pattern" (nonogram) puzzles recently. I thought I was becoming fairly adept with them, but this unusually difficult one has me stumped. I've got as far ...
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How many possible starting positions are uniquely solvable for a nonogram puzzle?

This type of puzzle goes by many names: Nonogram, Picross, and Griddlers are all mentioned on the Wikipedia page, Simon Tatham calls it Pattern, I was introduced to it as Descartes Rainbow, ... The ...
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Solve the pattern! (game)

Okay, so this is based off of https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/puzzles/js/pattern.html And, my cousin made a random pattern and gave it for me to solve. Unfortunately, the logic is ...
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A fortified nonogram

This puzzle is part 21 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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Two Overlapping Nonograms

Find the 5-letter word made by the overlapping nonograms.
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Better than Rembrandt

This puzzle is part 13 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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The hearts of gold

This puzzle is part 10 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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Watching the game, having a puzzle

This puzzle is part 7 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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Introducing Gladys, an intrepid globetrotter

Gladys has always led an active life full of adventure. As a retiree, she has a lot of free time on her hands and loves to spend it on her two favourite pastimes – travelling and crossword ...
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A journey… into the MIND

Across 1. Drench 6. Garland 7. Senior executive 8. Jack's fellow grumpy old man 9. Willy Wonka or the Mad Hatter 10. Chose between two pills 11. Iconic Dracula 12. Dissuade 13. West ...
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There are how many?

This is an entry in the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #41: Short and Sweet. Here is a fun nonogram I made to celebrate! Celebrate what you ask? That is for you to find out. Solve the nonogram to find ...
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Where did my uncle go?

That damned uncle of mine! Running out without telling us has become too commonplace in our house. I did manage to find these two nonograms and a note this time though. "Fear not nephew! I am ...
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An Amazing Nonogram

This is an entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #37: Rare and Endangered 1 Come see the Amazing Nonogram! This puzzle will baffle no one with it's incredibly complex (actually quite simple) twists ...
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Solve the ladder, but you have to get there first

First things first, your ever so helpful nonogram. It's got what you need. That should help you sort through this to get your words for the ladder. ...
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Your not so normal 'Who am I?'

This Who am I? Is a little more in depth, with a few puzzles to solve to get to the final answer. First let's start off with a short story riddle. From the story you should get two answers. One is 5 ...
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A simple nonogram

Solve the nonogram.                   (Click for a larger version.)
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Semiïnfinite autobinomonorownonomicrogram

  (Scroll down for a bonus / bounty follow-up question)           You too can be the very first ...
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Semiminibino…hologram

     ☆   Be the first to make your own semiminibinononohohohologram   ...
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The Peculiar File

So I was browsing through my computer files earlier and I found a file I'd not seen before. I was wondering if you guys could help me figure out what it's about. This is where I found it: This is ...
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Autobinomonorownonomicrogram

  (Bonus / bounty follow-up challenges have been moved to Semiïnfinite autobinomonorownonomicrogram)   ☆   Be the  first  ...
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A Minesweeper Crossword

This is a Random thought that occurred to me. It consists of combining aspects of Minesweeper, Nonograms, and Crosswords together to create this rather interesting and, I believe, difficult puzzle. ...
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Is there a algorithm to decide that the nonogram puzzle is unique

A good nonogram puzzle have unique solution. However, some nonogram is not. For example ...
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Decipher the message in the 31x31 grid

You have been given a blank 31 x 31 grid as shown below. Each square in the grid is either "light" or "dark". The numbers to the right of the grid represent the consecutive sequences of "light" ...
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Additional solving techniques to diagonally symmetric Nonograms

Dear Reader: This question assumes you know what a Nonogram is. If you do not, I recommend reading the Wikipedia entry first. Nonograms have many solving techniques. One of the lesser used ones - ...