Thursday, June 18, 2009

Web Sudoku Transcending Game Barriers

Sudoku Jigsaw PuzzleImage by r.j.wagner via Flickr

Japan is well known around the world for coming up with various types of educational games for years now. Japan has been very successful in merging fun with learning and sudoko puzzle game is just an implication of their love for knowledge.

Sudoku is actually a puzzle game that is popularized in Japan. At present its popularity is also spreading throughout the globe and this is of course was made possible through the use of the internet. Sudoku is very similar to crossword puzzle however instead of words it makes use of numbers.

Not all people love the idea of numbers since it connotes math. And as we all know math involves complicated solutions that will really cause someone to experience a migraine episode. Sudoku is a special type of number puzzle game and before you give this game the thumbs down sign it would be best to explore the game first and get to know it better.

Although some may think …”oh no not another math game”…sorry to burst your bubbles guys but sudoku believe it or not does not involved math. It simply involves correct placement of the digits starting from 1 through 9. I know you are probably smiling by now saying to yourself that is not very hard. Of course it’s not hard all you have to do is to correctly place the numbers 1 to 9 into every row, in every column and in every 3x3 square. The concept of the game is to place all nine digits in correct position or order.

The best thing about this game is that it can be played by various ages. It doesn’t matter whether you are a PhD holder or an elementary student, sudoku has the right ingredients that appeal to both the highly intellectuals and those that are not so bright.

The simplicity of the game is the very reason why it has become one of the most popular game played in the world not to mention online. Although of course you need to think since it’s a puzzle game but it’s not too complicated so you can be assured of getting every puzzle there is. But beware sudoku game can be very addictive once you started playing it you will never want to stop.

In order to accommodate a much larger number of sudoku players around the globe, web sudoku was created. The web sudoku as the name suggest can be played online. Each of the sudoku puzzle found on the web has a unique solution that can be reached logically without ever trying to guess. The instructions are also very easy. All you have to do is to enter the digits from 1 to 9 into blank spaces. Now remember every row must contain one of each digit and the same goes for each of the columns and for every 3x3 square.

There are thousands of sudoku puzzles to select so you don’t have to worry that you will run out of puzzles to solve. In fact there are web sudoku providers that provide over seven hundred thousand plus puzzles while some providers offer much more. Now that’s a lot of puzzles for one day!

There are also available options for players like printing the result of the sudoku game puzzle or you can also keep track of how well you are doing with your game. Plus you may also clear the puzzle if ever you have committed some errors. You may pause the game in case you need more time to think.

Sudoku puzzles are also ideal for teaching children to appreciate numbers. And since it is very simple kids will have truly a great time solving them. So you see sudoku puzzles are not just for killing time but also very educational. It trains children as well as adults to exercise their brain by solving various number puzzles.

There are also downloadable sudoku games that are compatible with your mobile phones and your personal computers. Likewise you may also print sudoku puzzle ebook or order newspapers with sudoku puzzles. There are also magazines that features sudoku puzzles. Whatever may be your preference there would always be a sudoku puzzle that is just right for you.
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