July 2016

Sudoku Third level game play 8

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This is the 8th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. In this game we have encountered for the first time a perfect 3 length cycle with 3 digit same subset occurring in all three cells in a column, there were though varieties of cycles and DSA hits throughout the game play...

Sudoku Third level game play 7

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This is the 7th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. This game proceeded uninterrupted forming multiple cycles in a row or column and after using the benefits of the cycles reverting back to the basic row column scan. As such no single action in the game could be identified as the game changing turning point action...

Sudoku Third level game play 6

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This is the 6th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. We found this game not particularly difficult, perhaps because we have become used to this level of hardness in the game, but we did find a special turning moment where a special construct had to be used to break the final bottleneck...

Sudoku Third level game play 5

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This is the 5th game play session at Sudoku third level of hardness. We found this game not particularly difficult, perhaps because we have become used to this level of hard games, but we have learned how to use the construct of a digit appearing in two cells of a 9 square region as a hidden cycle restricting its appearance elsewhere in the particular row...