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Six's Grand Nonograms
SixBeeps (5060)

I recently found out about Nonograms through a game called Mario's Picross. It's like a beautiful fusion between Sudoku and Minesweeper, and it's a real brainteaser!

It works kinda like this:
There's a board of a given size, usually square. Each tile can either be on or off, or when solving, unknown. The goal is to find the configuration of tiles being on/off that fits the row and column "descriptors".
The numbers on the left and top are the descriptors. They tell you how many and how long each line in a given row/column are between breaks.

Here's the Wikipedia page on it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonogram

Here's what a solved 7x7 board looks like:

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AJDevelopment (137)

this is what came up in my mind when i read mario's picross

JBloves27 (1720)

Whoa! Really cool! Never knew there was a nonogram like this! Nice job!

electrek (0)

It's not super user friendly with the input method (x,y coordinates, with the upper left being the origin), but definitely playable. Nicely done!

SixBeeps (5060)

@electrek I definitely thought about how I might make input better, but any good ideas I had came after I released this. Might get around to doing something like using the arrow keys, but for the time being, I appreciate the feedback!

FlaminHotValdez (441)

the biggest board is 10 by 9

TsunamiOrSumth (552)

Nonograms are also known by many other names, including Paint by Numbers, Griddlers, Pic-a-Pix, Picross, Picma, PrismaPixels, Pixel Puzzles, Crucipixel, Edel, FigurePic, Hanjie, HeroGlyphix, Illust-Logic, Japanese Crosswords, Japanese Puzzles, Kare Karala!, Logic Art, Logic Square, Logicolor, Logik-Puzzles, Logimage, Oekaki Logic, Oekaki-Mate, Paint Logic, Picture Logic, Tsunamii, Paint by Sudoku and Binary Coloring Books.

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