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Questions tagged [slitherlink]

Slitherlink is a logic puzzle where the goal is to draw a loop so each number has that many edges of the loop adjacent to it.

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Slitherlink failure - help needed

I have player "slitherlink" (or "Loopy" as it is sometimes called) generally on a 20x25 grid, so I don't finish too quickly. However I have come across a puzzle (seed was not recorded), that MUST be ...
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Pentagonal Slitherlink Puzzles

Above are two Slitherlink puzzles on pentagonal boards. Enjoy, and let me know in the comments how difficult you think each puzzle is.
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The Terrible Twos of Slitherlink Part Deux

Please read and understand my first question before proceeding. This one should be worse. pdf files I uploaded to Dropbox: Slitherlink of Twos Their solutions These puzzles were generated by ...
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The Terrible Twos of Slitherlink

This question is aimed at people who have a really good grasp of standard Slitherlink puzzles. This is a standard, square cell, 10x10 Slitherlink puzzle I designed. It isn't what I would call a "...
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Slitherlink with crossing allowed

In a Slitherlink puzzle, you need to construct a single closed loop connecting points of a grid such that each number clue counts the number of adjacent loop segments. Normally, a Slitherlink puzzle ...
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25x25 slitherlink puzzle

Basic rules Form a loop using the dots (so, by joining orthogonally adjacent dots) such that a number N is surrounded by exactly N segments of the loop. Here's a tutorial puzzle and its unique ...
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4 pieces into a big slitherlink

Arrange the 4 pieces into a big slitherlink. To help you arrange it, First find the solvable small slitherlink then put it in the bottom-left position. 1st piece 2nd piece 3rd piece 4th piece
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Slitherlink the second

Find the solution to this slitherlink puzzle that I came up with: This one's even smaller!
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Slitherlink - It's all in the 2s

Can you solve this Slitherlink puzzle that I came up with? And in CSV: 3 - 3 - 2 - - 2 - 2 - 2 - - 1 1 2 2 1 - - 2 - 2 2 - - - 2 - 1 2 - - 1 - I tried to ...
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Why you shouldn't buy cheap puzzle books

Backstory contains important information, but nothing hidden. Also, tl;dr parts are bolded, but I can't guarantee I didn't forget bolding some part. Recently there's been a grid-deduction craze here ...
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Hardest slitherlink you know [closed]

What is the hardest slitherlink board you have seen/solved/tried to solve? I've tried googling for some hard ones but came up with simple ones or sites describing what slitherlink even is... So in ...
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Adderlink: Almost symmetrical

Rules: Hey, this looks like slitherlink! In fact, it is two slitherlinks added together. So both of the two slitherlinks have clues in exactly the same locations as this grid below. Furthermore, a 2 ...
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What is a “unique solution” in a Slitherlink puzzle?

In the question Five Slitherlinks, the querent suggests that "each [Slitherlink puzzle has] a complete solution". I'm newly reading about Slitherlinks, but I don't understand what makes a solution "...
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Five Slitherlinks

Solve five Slitherlinks, each with a unique solution. Please say a word regarding (or show an image depicting) each solution method.
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Help with pathing game Loopy

I am stuck on the game Loopy inside of Simon Tatham's Portable Puzzle Collection. I do recommend this puzzle collection, and it's available on several platforms: Online (you can play this exact ...
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SlitherLink on moderate or large boards: going beyond 0s and 3s

When playing SlitherLink on moderate or large boards I usually find that after using the basic techniques: filling out the values in the corners setting lines where there are adjacent 3s setting ...