This puzzle Tutorial is part of Logical Puzzles and Sudoku Tutorials
Hash is also know as Bridges Puzzles. Following the footsteps of Sudoku, Kakuro and other Logic puzzles, Hashi is one more family of easy to learn addictive logic puzzles which were invented in Japan. Using pure logic and requiring no math to solve, these fascinating puzzles offer endless fun and intellectual entertainment to puzzle fans of all skills and ages.
Hashi is a bridge-connecting puzzle. Unlike other logic puzzles, Hashi are solved by connecting islands with bridges according to the rules so that there is a continuous path between all islands.
Hashi puzzles come in many sizes and range from very easy to extremely difficult taking anything from five minutes to several hours to solve. However, make one mistake and you’ll find yourself stuck later on as you get closer to the solution...
If you like Sudoku, Kakuro and other logic puzzles, you will love Hashi as well!
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Classic Hashi Instructions
Each puzzle is based on a rectangular arrangement of circles, where each circle represents an island and the number in each island tells how many bridges are connected to it. The object is to connect all islands according to the number of bridges so that there are no more than two bridges in the same direction and there is a continuous path connecting all islands together. Bridges can only be vertical or horizontal and are not allowed to cross islands or other bridges.
This lively educational program provides a quick and easy way to understand how Hashi puzzles should be solved. Using Flash™ animation, the 48 step movie presents a Classic Hashi 9x9 puzzle being solved from beginning to end, one step at a time.