Slitherlink rulesFollowing the footsteps of Sudoku, Kakuro and other Number Logic puzzles, Slitherlink is another 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. Slitherlink is a loop-forming puzzle. Unlike other logic puzzles, Slitherlink are solved by drawing lines around the clues according to the rules until a closed loop is formed. Slitherlink 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 Slitherlink as well!
Classic SlitherlinkEach puzzle consists of a rectangular lattice of dots with some clues in various places. The object is to connect the dots surrounding each clue so that the number of lines equals the value of the clue and the lines around all clues form one continuous loop with no crossings or branches. Empty squares may be surrounded by any number of lines.
This lively educational program provides a quick and easy way to understand how Slitherlink puzzles should be solved. Using Flash™ animation, the X step movie presents a Classic Slitherlink 6x6 puzzle being solved from beginning to end, one step at a time.