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I was trying to post this 5 minutes before the other answer, but got snookered by camp wifi


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Here is the solution to the puzzle (note the correction in "3,1,2,5" to "3,1,2,1,4", by comment here):


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building on Omega Krypton's answer: but but...


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I have deduced all that can be deduced without guesswork. Green denotes gray. I have no idea what the intended answer is. Feel free to build your answer on top of mine :)


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This answer will be updated as the series develops One of the major factors that will heavily affect your solving experience is that it is difficult to visualise the moving parts. For your convenience I've made a tool that can create, visualise and simulate Square Spin puzzles. You can download it on GitHub Now the question is "how should you solve them?". ...


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this puzzle building upon @Dark Thunder's answer


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As viewed in the layer layout shown above: But the hidden message is better seen looking at the slices from left to right


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I did it in 8 moves, here's my solution. I didn't mark squares as lonely, since all white ones are lonely and I did it in paint. Also I didn't give a turn direction but it should be obvious.


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10 Moves So as I disobyed the very first rule, this time i worked with 2x2 square blocks instead of 1x2 or 2x1 blocks as per specified rules by the OP. As for any other rule violations, i'm sorry if I did, but here is my solution: OLD ANSWER 9 Moves I tried this puzzle for the first time, so I hope I followed the previous rules OP has posted. I went for ...


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Puzzle 1


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Like that?


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This has been hard work... may I not explain my approach?


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Logical deduction:


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After solving the nonogram (from @athin) The title, Breaking the code:


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Haven't done these before, but I think I have a solution:


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Deusovi came up with a very nice and simple solution. Here is the (much more convoluted) configuration that I came up with, if you were curious: The line:


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I claim that The proof:


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There might still be some mistakes, but I think this is the solution: The image is not what I previously thought, which was It is actually


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Intended solution Note: This answer is here for potential future solvers. Due to the high elegance of this solution I thought it would be ideal to post it as an alternative to @Dark-Thunder's solution. You can see many similarities between these answers, the general movement is the same! All other potential valid solutions should be caught under these ...


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Step 1: Solving the nonogram: Step 2: Transcription to Blender: Step 3: Interpretation: Step 4: Separation:


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The completed nonogram is: Which appears to be In 3D the view looks like - Blue: Orange: Green: Purple: Red: All together: I would recommend


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Jafe's hint: Uif qjsbuf't dbmnmz xbjujoh, ijt mfht tujmm cfjoh cpvoe: Ipx dbo if tubsu, opu lopxjoh Xibu tmjuifst jo uif hspvoe. Znk qtomnz oy grsuyz xkgje, Yusk rkzzkxy soyyotm - ckrr, Oz tkbkx sgzzkxkj cngz znke ckxk, Haz xgznkx cnkxk znke lkrr. Sgd qnkkdq'r, sgntfg, hm ozmhb: Ghr qgxldr vdqd zkk hfmnqdc: Mnv gd hr bqnrrdc: ...


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Partial Answer This is the completed nonogram: It seems like:


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A naive approach somehow manages to get them up the mountain in


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If the answer isn't 8, then how about


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Nonogram solution: and with the Eye of Faith we can see that


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A) If the board were instead very large (many billions of cells, for example), what limit could we place on the maximum sign density? B) Again on a very large board, what limit could we place on the sign density if we eliminate the 4th rule and allow older signs to be blocked? C) Solutions for odd-size boards, with and without rule 4


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Merging of Piece 5 and Piece 7 from @jafe's answer:


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Alternative solution with 8 steps: Rotate the highlighted regions, first the left figure, then the right.


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The beginnings of a solution, where warmer colors correspond to areas, and cooler colors to perimeters (Last updated 6-26): Reasoning: Cont. I believe that also


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As far as I've tried, this appears unsolvable The process I used to come to this: I'm going to continue to attempt this, as I feel like I may have made a mistake somewhere in my logic. Assistance would be appreciated.


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The shapes are The filled grids are You get the shapes by


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nonogram: this is depicting


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I have found a better answer than this answer by just playing with it: with not sure this is optimal though, but most likely. gonna write a program if noone does that until I wrote :D


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Edit: my answer was inadequate. Only downvotes now please. @Oray asked to follow up his answer and I found a fault in my previous work, resulting in My original and obsolete answer was


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Solutions to the first three parts: The maze:


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You need the Crosswords (Omega Krypton did a lot of these independently of me and probably earlier; I haven't looked at their answers) lead to these letters: Statue View solution: Brief explanation (i.e., transcription of my notes while solving the Statue View): Maze solution by "flood-fill": This


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1. Crossword (blue squares) Across 1. Separately 4. Hurry 7. Physical or online locations 10. Caesar's planet 13. Venomous snake 14. Milan cathedral 15. Plantagenets and Lancasters 18. Avoid, escape 19. Slim, smooth Down 1. Dumas character 2. Economic resource 3. Levels or makers of knots 10. Shy, fearful 11. Fictional Vietnam War veteran 12....


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