29 votes
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This new puzzle type needs a name {7}

It's a Solution:
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PSE Advent Calendar 2022 (Day 1): A festive Sudoku

The finished grid: Getting started: Moving on: Let's look at the thermos more carefully: The middle row: The arrow at left: Finishing up:
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14 votes
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Chain Puzzle: Video Games #02 - Fish Is You

To win this game, you follow this path: To solve the puzzle,
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A logician's Bingo

To start off with: Then, The next step is a bit harder. Now we get some easier deductions: Last steps:
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Around the World in Many Days

Here is the solved killer sudoku: The solution path can be seen below. The puzzle in the background is a This means that Gladys must have started out her journey in Full solution path for the ...
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PSE Advent Calendar 2022 (Day 2): Santa’s Magic Knapsack

The solution is the following: Reasoning: Santa's knapsack can finally be filled with presents for all the good puzzlers of the world. A happy ending, if I do say so myself. : )
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Chain Puzzle: Video Games #02 - Fish Is You

Deusovi's answer is surely correct, but this puzzle has multiple solutions - at least if all the normal Baba is You rules are in play. Here is a qualitatively different solution, which ends in a ...
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Find the carpets

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A logician's Bingo

Note: Please don't upvote this answer post. Instead, upvote Lolgast's answer post, which has the same final answer as this one but with (a) a more coherent exposition and (b) no mistakes (unlike mine, ...
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Self-reflections

Final Grid: Rules: With the following exceptions: My only problem (and potentially a mistake/something I'm missing):
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Stuck on hard Kakuro

Besides the fact that there probably is an error in the top half...
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Stuck on hard Kakuro

At first glance: Because:
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Around the World in Many Days

Partial Answer: Completed Grid: Letter values are as follows: Unfortunately I'm not sure where to go from here with the background puzzle...
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0hn0: is this correct deduction?

This is not in the rules, but it has to be. Because if a solution exists where the dot is blue, then the same position but with a red dot is equally valid. That means there would be multiple solutions....
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0hn0: is this correct deduction?

This is what's called a "uniqueness deduction": using the fact "the puzzle has exactly one solution" as a logical premise to conclude things from. As long as that statement is true ...
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0hn0: is this correct deduction?

@Florian F's point aside, there's an important rule in the site's 0hn0 script source code: Blue dots can see others in their own row and column It doesn't say only the numbered dots can see others. ...
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Filling a 5x5 grid with {0,1,2} such that each diagonal contains the same elements typewise

Unless there is something in the rules for the matrix that has to be constructed that I completely misunderstand, I think this question is unanswerable. This can be seen by looking at a solution for ...

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