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Sudoku for Dummies Volume 2by Andrew Heron
Synopses & Reviews
Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 will offer 240 original and addictive puzzles including new circular and 16 x 16 puzzles to add new dimensions to game play and keep the most avid Sudoku fan entertained. Of the 240 puzzles, 220 are the popular 9x9 puzzles, 10 are 16 x 16, and 10 are circular puzzles. Within each of these categories there are Easy, Tricky, Tough and Diabolical puzzle ratings; and each puzzle is clearly identified with the rating.
More than just a listing of puzzles, Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 features a chapter explaining how to solve puzzles and the strategies involved. Additionally, readers receive all puzzle solutions in the back of the book. Finally, Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 includes a brief history of Sudoku (or Su Doku) for those interested. Descriptions of the newer types of puzzles are listed below.
Circular Sudoku (10 included: 3 Easy, 3 Tricky, 2 Tough, and 2 Diabolical)
The rules are similar to the normal 9x9 Sudoku but with some important differences. The puzzle is circular for a start, with 8 concentric rings. Each ring must contain the numbers 1-8 and each segment running into the centre of the circle and through to the opposite side of the circle must contain the numbers 1 - 8 and or course there can be no duplicate numbers.
16 x 16 Sudoku (10 included: 3 Easy, 3 Tricky, 2 Tough, and 2 Diabolical)
The grid is larger at 16 x 16 and solvers must fit the letters A-F into the grid alongside the numbers 0-9. 16 x 16 Sudoku are more difficult, take more time and are more infuriating than the normal puzzles - but just as addictive!
Stretch your mind with 4 levels of puzzles, from easy to diabolically difficult!
Includes easy-to-follow instructions to help you solve all levels and types of Sudoku puzzles
Complete with puzzle-solving strategies plus 240 new puzzles, Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 helps you master the art of solving all types of Sudoku Puzzles, whether you're new to Sudoku or a daily puzzle solver. It includes 9 x 9 puzzles, 16 x 16puzzles, and even mind-bending circular puzzles. Each has adifficulty rating so you'll know what you're getting into plus answers so you don't lose sleep! Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 2 gets newcomers hooked and keeps experts entertained.
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About the Author
Andrew Heron and Edmund James are Sudoku experts and puzzle compilers for newspapers across the globe. They are the co-authors of Sudoku For Dummies and Sudoku For Dummies, Volume 3.
Table of Contents
Solving the First Puzzle.
About This Book.
Part I: Sudoku Strategy.
Chapter 1: Simplifying Sudoku.
Understanding the Rules.
Getting Down to Basics.
Chapter 2: Taking Sudoku Up a Notch.
Singling Out Lone Numbers.
Serious Sudoku Solving.
Sudoku on Steroids.
Sudoku in the Round.
Part II: Sudoku Puzzlemania.
Easy Does It.
Tough Nuts to Crack.
Part III: The Answer to Your Problems.
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