Questions tagged [nonogram]

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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"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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Piece de Resistance - Eight Doubled Tetrominoes Make a Tetronogram

Eight Doubled Tetrominoes Make a Tetronogram This puzzle is part of the "Piece de Resistance" series. Go back to Part 1 (Ace) for the story.Ace Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight ... Time for ...
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Introducing Tetronogram - Beginner's Version

Introducing Tetronogram! (named by @MrPie) The puzzle is made of a grid like a nonogram. Notations are along the axes like a classic nonogram but numbers are replaced by the names of the ...
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3D? No-no! 3 Sides

Introducing the Isometric Nonogram! α) "Boar"ing Definition [oink] Column: Blue Part + Green Cell Row: Yellow Part + Green Cell Adjacent/ Continuous cells: Purple Cell + any of the Orange ...
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3D Nonogram - Spinoff of the Reboot

This puzzle is inspired by recent 3D nonogram puzzles by Jafe and Omega Krypton. Check those out if you want, but they are not required to understand this puzzle. This 3D nonogram has clues with two ...
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Nono-cube - Ultimate Puzzle Giant

Prologue - Instructions Shamelessly copied and pasted the following from @jafe's puzzle :P This is a three-dimensional nonogram. The first square gives the enumerations for the Z-axis, top to ...
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Where shall we go next?

The following nonogram is about $92\%$ solvable. Also, the grid is not really like it should be. All this feels somewhat annoying, but honestly, not that much, because this is most likely the last ...
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Blocks from @ jafe

This is my first nonogram puzzle, inspired by jafe.
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The flying colours

Here's a $36\times36$ nonogram with two colours. Name all 12 things depicted in it. Note that cells filled with different colours do not need to have a gap between them.
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3D nonogram – The one-thousander

This is a three-dimensional nonogram. The first ten squares depict the layers of a $10\times10\times10$ cube. The final square gives the enumerations for the Z-axis, top to bottom. Some rules: If a ...
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3D nonogram – What's in the box?

This is a three-dimensional nonogram. The first six squares depict the layers of a $6\times6\times6$ cube. The final square gives the enumerations for the Z-axis, top to bottom. Some rules: The grid ...
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3D nonogram – What's going on?

This is a three-dimensional nonogram. The first six squares depict the layers of a $6\times6\times6$ cube. The final square gives the enumerations for the Z-axis, top to bottom. Some rules: The grid ...
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Tricolour nonogram

Don't mind me, just dropping this nonogram here. Note that cells filled with different colours do not need to have a gap between them.
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Nono-Cube: Approach at Your Own Risk

Inspired by jafe's 3D nonograms :) Answer is one word. This puzzle is a part of Ooohh, it all makes sense now! :D
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Not Just Black and White

Answer for this puzzle is one word. Have fun! Highlighted parts are where I realised I have clued it wrong... Sorry for all this inconvenience! Hint: usefulness level 1 usefulness level 2 This ...
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3D nonogram – Name the object

This is a 3D nonogram. The first five boxes represent the five layers of a $5\times5\times5$ cube, and the last box shows the enumerations for the Z-axis. (Note that 11 means two stretches of length ...
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3D nonogram, beginner's edition

Trying out the concept of 3D nonograms. This one should be pretty simple. Name the depicted object.
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Stuck on Nonogram 15x15

I have recently started solving Nonograms, and i really love it. But there is this 15x15 Nonogram that I am not able to proceed with. Could anyone please help.
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