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  • sudoku gives me brain damage
    Strmckr already gave you good advice on the order in which you can learn more advanced techniques. Some apps offer a practice mode in which you are given a specific grid that definitely needs that technique that you are trying to practice. One of those is my website The other one I know of is the windows software hodoku. Source: 12 months ago
  • Just had a lot of fun solving this puzzle generated by Hodoku
    On a Windows PC, Hodoku lets you input your own puzzle. You can just Copy and Paste this into the software:. Source: 12 months ago
  • Is there any site similar to how chess puzzles work?
    Don't know about any sites but you can learn specific techniques in hodoku. Source: about 1 year ago
  • How should I proceed?
    If I'm solving in Hodoku it's easy enough to switch to full notation (Options | Show All Candidates | click "no"), but my usual pencil/pen/eraser on paper takes slightly more effort. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Sudoku books
    Download/install Hodoku (Free, as in 'beer'; will run on Mac/Windows/Linux - it's a Java .jar file (also available as a Windows executable file). Source: over 1 year ago
  • What's next? And -- any advice for finding chains?
    Hodoku { hopefully your familiar with it }. Source: over 1 year ago
  • a hint would be much appreciated
    There are a couple, yeah! HoDoKu and SudokuWiki are my go-to websites, and Sudoku Swami is the best YouTuber around IMO. Source: over 1 year ago
  • Where to play?
    Cracking the cryptic discord: Hodoku Source: almost 2 years ago
  • Is this unsolvable? It has me and several friends stumped.
    This puzzle needs so many complex chains and other very advanced techniques that may as well consider it unsolvable. As others have said it has a unique solution and good computer solvers can give you a sequence of logical steps to solve it. But some of the steps are so complex that they are almost impossible to spot. HoDoku's solver uses techniques rated "unfair" eight times:. Source: over 2 years ago
  • Unique Rectangle Flowchart
    Hey, don't think anything like this has been made before (probably for good, it's very messy). So I have been playing sudoku for a while, but recently discovered HoDoKu and Sudoku Swami which motivated me to learn more advanced techniques. I was understanding each type of UR when I would use the learn mode on HoDoKu. However, when I would go to play an actual puzzle, I had a hard time remembering which type paired... Source: almost 3 years ago
  • What would be the best way to run a .jar file on Android phone?
    I want to run the hoduku.jar file on Android. Source: almost 3 years ago
  • What's the best app to use?
    Check it out here: Source: about 3 years ago
  • Stuck on this one, what is next?
    When I started learning a lot of these techniques, I used Hodoku. Shortly after I downloaded Andoku from the Google Play Store and started solving puzzles in that. It has a lot of really helpful tutorials for techniques. Those techniques (hints) available while solving scale to the difficulty, e.g. You won't learn about Jellyfish while solving Easy puzzles. Andoku also has the ability to compute candidates for you... Source: about 3 years ago
  • Any apps that have cells pre-notated?
    1) For PC / web there is Hodoku and I'll shamelessly plug a standalone app I made here. Source: about 3 years ago

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