If you’re bored with regular Sudoku and looking for a new challenge we have you covered with our list of the 5 best Sudoku Variants. There are over 25 different types of Sudoku puzzles with slightly different rules.
- Killer Sudoku Books
- Samurai Sudoku Books
- Jigsaw Sudoku Books
- Variety Sudoku Books
- Wordoku (Letter Sudoku)
1. Killer Sudoku Books
To begin with, we have one of the most popular Sudoku variants, Killer Soduku. Killer Sudoku has similar rules to classic Sudoku. However, in Killer Sudoku you must place the numbers so that they add up to the totals written in the corner of each dashed “cage”.
2. Samurai Sudoku Books
Samurai Sudoku features five overlapping Sudoku grids with the standard Sudoku rules applying to each grid. Although it may seem more complex than regular sudoku the overlapping grids are actually easier to solve.
3. Jigsaw Sudoku Books
Jigsaw Sudoku is another popular Sudoku variant that is similar to classic Sudoku. However, in Jigsaw Sudoku the grid is split up into different sized regions. Therefore each jigsaw-like regions must contain the numbers 1 to 9.
4. Variety Sudoku Book
If you want to try out many different types of puzzle then we recommend our Sudoku variations puzzle book. This is a variety puzzle book that features 5 of the most popular types of Sudoku: Killer, Jigsaw, Samurai, Diagonal, and Classic Sudoku.
Lastly, in Wordoku (known as Letter Sudoku) the rules are identical to regular Sudoku however the numbers are all replaced by letters. The 9 letters form a word which is given to you in the puzzle title.
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