How to Play Sudoku
To play Sudoku, fill in the partial grid of numbers, ensuring that every row, column and 3x3 box contains the digits 1 through 9; if filled in correctly, there would be no repeats. To solve a Sudoku puzzle, use logic and process of elimination to rule out the digits that don't belong, until what you have left is the correct answer for each cell. Every Sudoku puzzle will have a unique (one and only one) solution.
To make Notes, click in a cell and press N (Firefox, Safari, Chrome)
Sudoku was popularized in Japan in the 1980s and 1990s and has since become a worldwide phenomenon, appearing in almost every newspaper in the English-speaking world. Sudoku transcends language barriers in that it uses numbers, and yet it doesn't require math skill, but Sudoku does require process of elimination and deductive reasoning.
Sudoku has quickly become one of the most popular puzzle games in the world, and is now enjoyed online. Many puzzle fans also enjoy other online games, which can be played for fun or for real money. Casino/gambling games like these offer an easy way to have fun online without taxing the brain!
Sudoku Mobile Version
On the road? At the beach? In a boring staff meeting? Stay up-to-date with the daily Sudoku puzzles by playing the mobile version on your phone! Just navigate to this website in your phone's browser, and you will automatically be redirected to the mobile version. Or you can type m.sudokupuzzler.com directly into your mobile browser. Enjoy!
Sudoku Puzzler exhibits a broader difficulty range compared to Universal Uclick syndicated Sudoku puzzles, which "flatline" near the upper end. For instance, consider the green plot in the chart below: One has to wonder what the purpose is of the 6-Star designation, as it is no harder than the 5-Star, according to SudokuWiki.org. In addition to Sudoku for print publications, Sudoku Puzzler offers a free, interactive Sudoku web feature, with the current daily Sudoku puzzle and searchable Sudoku archive. Feel free to download Sudoku Puzzler's samples in PDF.
Ready for a bigger challenge?
Try Sudoku for Lunch published by Tate Publishing, or TNT Sudoku published by Amazon CreateSpace. Sudoku for Lunch contains 200 original 9x9 Sudoku puzzles of varying difficulty levels, and 50 original 6x6 Sudoku puzzles. TNT Sudoku contains 100 of Ian's Diabolical Sudoku puzzles as printed in The News Tribune of Tacoma. Click here for more information!
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