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Six's Grand Nonograms
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SixBeeps

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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hotnewtop
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this is what came up in my mind when i read mario's picross
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JBloves27

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

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electrek

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!

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SixBeeps

@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!

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FlaminHotValdez

the biggest board is 10 by 9

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KENNETHTRIPP

That's a really fun game.

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SixBeeps
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TsunamiOrSumth

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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FlaminHotValdez

@TsunamiOrSumth is it actually known as tsunamii

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SixBeeps

@TsunamiOrSumth WeirdChamp

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TsunamiOrSumth

@FlaminHotValdez idk man got it from wikipedia

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JBloves27