Mix Sudoku Light


  • Currently 4.8/5
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 4.8/5 (184 votes)
| Comments (6) | Views (59)

TrickyMix Sudoku Light Volume One

Mix Sudoku Light is a multi-platform release from Conceptis just waiting to appease the sudoku monster within. The game has a number of useful features, including support for both mouse and keyboard interfaces, undo/redo buttons, the ability to check your current answers for errors, number highlighting, and a save function. It does a great job bridging the gap between pen and paper gaming and browser interfaces, all without the constant fear of paper cuts!

In addition to a very player-friendly interface, Mix Sudoku Light comes with six versions of sudoku, ranging from the very familiar to the less recognizable:

  • Standard sudoku - Place the numbers one through nine on the grid in such a way that every row, column, and 3x3 box includes them only once.
  • Diagonal - Like standard, but includes diagonals in the restrictions.
  • Irregular - The nine-square "boxes" are now irregularly shaped.
  • Odd/Even - All the numbers in shaded boxes must be one or the other.
  • Chain - Like Strimko, numbers are set in crisscrossing chains.
  • Multi - Grids overlap, but numbers must adhere to traditional sudoku rules.

The main downside as of now is the limited number of puzzles available: only ten of each variation for 60 total, and the same puzzles in each version. Conceptis says it will be releasing updates as the weeks go by, along with new online versions of other pen-and-paper puzzles, such as Picross, Kakuro, and Battleships. Conceptis has long been an excellent provider for these kinds of puzzles, though the registration requirement for the main site has kept a chunk of their potential audience away. I'm glad to see they're reaching out across the internet. Online sudoku games may be a dime a dozen, but they're always in demand, especially when, like Mix Sudoku Light, they're done so well.

Play Mix Sudoku Light: Volume One

6 Comments

It is rare to see some games like this.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Yup, it is a rare gem. Nice twists on the regular game, while maintaining simplicity. I love that there is a pencil-in feature. The only improvement I'd like to see is some sort of indicator when all of a digit have been filled in.

Can't wait until they do kakuro. Kakuro is a much more challenging puzzle than sudoku.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

conceptis has kakuro and other games in their website

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Really fun! I can only do the classic and diagonal ones though. As Zazazu said, the only way it could be improved is if it showed you which numbers were completed. That way, you wouldn't spend time reviewing numbers you've already finished.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

The pencil-in feature is pointless: it only lets you pencil in one number per square. Also, I haven't found a way to turn off the error checking - I don't want a puzzle to tell me when I put in the wrong number (not least because 99% of the time, it's the stupid interface being recalcitrant, not me making a mistake). All in all, I'd give this one a miss.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Reka, you can put more than number in the penciling in, you have to click in the upper left corner of the square. Once you have that filled in, you can add more by moving the most more to the right each time.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

    Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)
69 Views
2 Comments
Gift Rush 3> Johnny123 Your cute-as-a-button spider guy is looking to feed his hungry kids some cake. Swing through each level, grabbing your kids and drop them in the general vicinity of their favorite birthday treat. Be sure not to eat it yourself!  ...
640 Views
2 Comments
Exit Fate> Dora In this free indie RPG heavily inspired by the likes of Suikoden and other classics of the genre, Daniel is a man betrayed by his country and trapped behind enemy lines who suddenly finds himself in a unique position to help end the fighting. Recruit 75 party members for your castle, take part in huge battles, and enjoy hours and hours and HOURS of play time in this massive game.  ...
The Silent Age: Episode Two> Kimberly Joe is back to finish up what was started in the second episode of this fantastic point-and- click adventure. With the fate of humanity on his shoulders, Joe needs you to help him travel through time to find answers on how to prevent the human race from going extinct.  ...
1,069 Views
12 Comments
The Rogue Puzzle Game> Satori Clear your way through the dungeon in this unique Sokoban-like puzzle game by carefully selecting which swords to shove into which monsters to vanquish them all. The Rogue Puzzle Game was picked as one of only three finalists in the Game Nomad competition and is set to be presented at Gamer's Day, Arabia's largest gaming event.  ...

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Riddles of Fate: Memento Mori

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Monthly Archives

Legal notice

All games mentioned or hosted and images appearing on JayIsGames are Copyright their respective owner(s).

All other content is Copyright ©2003-2014 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.


Visit our great partner: maxcdn!