|A while back (several years now I think) Games?
Magazine had a contest...create a game that can be played with
a incomplete or completed Sudoku. I thought this was a great
idea and I created a game called Snakeduko and submitted it to
the contest. The thing is...I never heard who won or what ever
happened in that contest. For all I know it was canceled for
lack of interest. What I do know is all the play-testers that
played Snakeduko for me really liked it. I really liked the
idea of making a pencil and paper game out of a completed
Sudoku for several reason; I love good pencil and paper games,
I love Sudoku puzzles, I love the fact that there are millions
of Sudoku combinations meaning millions of different board
set-ups for the games and I LOVE the fact you get to re-use a
puzzle as a game.
Over the years I have comeback to this idea and I have made
several paper and pencil games for a completed Sudoku. Below
are the rules for what I think are the best 3 I have done so
far. What you will need is a pencil, a completed Sudoku to
play them and the rules for the game. If you don't have a
completed Sudoku and want to give a game a try you can always
create a Pseudoku Board click on the link
below the instruction will clue you in.
||# of Players
||You try to build snakes by placing your
symbol around the numbers on the board and then
connecting your symbols into a chain. The number you
last placed your symbol around determines where you
can go next.
||A battle game where you use the
intersections of grid lines to gain control of the
numbers in the square. You use the numbers inside the
squares as your resources during the battle.
||Tic-Tac-Toe just got harder. With 3 ways
to tic-tac-toe, 3 ways to win and a restriction on how
you can place...it takes a little more thought then
|| Just can't find a completed
Sudoku...here is how to make a Pseudoku