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3D Logic Puzzle

  1. Jul 25, 2006 #1
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  3. Jul 25, 2006 #2
    Cool, another thing to waste some time on. So far on lvl 14

    edit... lvl 16 is hard!
     
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  4. Jul 25, 2006 #3

    BobG

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    Level 16 was hard. 17 thru 19 are easier, but Internet Explorer crashed while doing Level 19.
     
  5. Jul 25, 2006 #4

    NateTG

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    A couple of them took a few moments to figure out, but most of them are easy.
     
  6. Jul 25, 2006 #5
    It makes me want to kill myself
     
  7. Jul 25, 2006 #6
    too ez up to 19...then i went ot reread this thread and accidently closed the mozilla browzer...DAMN multiple tab viewing.
     
  8. Jul 25, 2006 #7
    Not bad...30 was pretty easy.
     
  9. Jul 25, 2006 #8
    You can continue the game where you left off neurocomp :smile:

    Any tips on this game, I can't seem to get past 16 (not tips for just level 16, but in general)

    edit... finally beat 16, 17, 18
     
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  10. Jul 25, 2006 #9
    yes i didn't know that till i got back on now i'm stuck on level 23.

    tips....look for certain paths that one color can take...if it creates a loop around another color node then you can remove that path from your solution space.

    Its like minesweeper all over again.
     
  11. Jul 25, 2006 #10
    Doh I bookmarked teh webpage and now it brings me back to puzzle 1..
    never mind forgot to click continue...still stuck on 23...I don't think its possible.

    I wonder if everyone gets a different puzzle?
     
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  12. Jul 25, 2006 #11

    Chi Meson

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    1.5 hours of my life has vanashed! I got all the levels. Then it said "YOU WIN!" I'm waiting for my prize. Hope it's money.
     
  13. Jul 26, 2006 #12

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    I finished and as previously mentioned 23 took the longest for me to solve. I saved pictures of 21 through 30 with just one square remaining to be filled in, to keep the solutions. The puzzles seem to be the same for everyone, but the colors are different each time you continue with the same puzzle. Took me more than 1.5 hours, at 54 years old, my brain must not be as fast as it used to be.
     
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  14. Jul 26, 2006 #13

    NateTG

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    Another thing that I found usefull was that there are 'clusters' of start points that are adjacent to each other, so the possible path selection in that area will be strongly limited.
     
  15. Jul 26, 2006 #14
    Two things I found helpful:

    1) You cannot completely enclose (isolate) a color or a set of colors.
    2) If you partially enclose x colors (i.e. go between), then you'll need x "travel points" (a point that a color must cross to get to the other side). This will remove a few possibilities.
     
  16. Jul 26, 2006 #15
    Its a shame there are only 30 levels :frown:

    Another good set of puzzles is Dyson's "Telescope" game (stuck on lvl 24 trying to make it in 18 moves)...the first 15 levels can be found at the same website as the first link but the rest (with more functionality) is at the Dyson website

    http://www.dyson.co.uk/game
     
  17. Jul 26, 2006 #16

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    other rules I noticed: if both blocks are on the outside edges, then the path between them must stay on the outer perimeter (one way or another).
    And the ones with the blackened out spaces are much easier because they limit the starting paths of a number of colors, and they also limit the "crossover" points (as you go from one face to another).
     
  18. Jul 26, 2006 #17
    Jeff Reid: how did you get #23? can i see a screen shot...what ever pattern i complete...i end up encircling one color or having 2 colors blocking every other path....bah i should draw a graph of this
     
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  19. Jul 26, 2006 #18
    If you fill the entire block in with the color that has the most freedom, you dont have to iterate as many paths, as it will be solved by default when you solve the others.
     
  20. Jul 26, 2006 #19
    Don't want to give too much away on 23, but one of those colours is taking the scenic route... look at nodes that are one away from an edge and try to figure out which colour is going round em...finding this will probably point out a few other forced routes aswell
     
  21. Jul 26, 2006 #20
    Yeah i've tried everything...I can get 4 outta the 5 paths. But i always end up circling around 1. Her's the pattern I'm given

    From the direct Isometric view(45degree)
    Denote the Top panel T, bottom left L and Bottom right R, Thus:
    .T.
    L.R

    Denote the colors R-red,G-green,B-blue,P-purple-Y-Yellow and 0 for Blank

    T:
    --------
    L*00000
    L*000P0
    L*00000
    L*0000R
    L*00000
    ******
    **RRRRR
    --------

    L&R
    ***********
    0000Y*RG0B0
    000B0*00000
    000GP*00000
    00000*000Y0
    00000*00000
    **********

    Is this the pattern you guys ge?

    nevermind i got it...Had all the scenic routes right...just messed up one short path...the one that connects the two Red ones in the color scheme above.
     
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