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Jigsaw Sudoku
 
Consecutive Sudoku
 
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Consecutive Sudoku puzzles and instructions


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Consecutive Sudoku puzzles add extra constraints to regular Sudoku by labelling all pairs of neighbour squares which contain 'consecutive' values.

How to solve Consecutive Sudoku puzzles
A Consecutive Sudoku puzzle consists of a standard Sudoku grid with the addition of white "consecutive markers" between certain squares. These indicate that the squares are consecutive - meaning that the numbers in the two squares have a numerical difference of '1'. For example: 1 and 2 are consecutive, as are 4 and 5. Conversely 3 and 5 are not consecutive.

To solve the puzzle you must place 1 to 9, or 1 to whatever the size of the puzzle is, once each into every row, column and bold-lined rectangle while also obeying the consecutive markers.

What's really important to note is that all consecutive markers are given, so if there is no marker between two squares then they are not consecutive.

Consecutive Sudoku exampleLook at the solved puzzle on the left. The 5 at the top-left has a bar between it and the 4 because they are consecutive, but it is not consecutive with the 2 below so there is no bar.

Every Consecutive Sudoku puzzle only ever has one possible solution, and it can always be reached via reasonable logical deduction. In other words, guessing is never required.

Consecutive Sudoku puzzles on puzzlemix appear at a wide range of sizes and difficulties. Usually they are 6x6, 8x8 or 9x9, in which case you must place 1-6, 1-8 or 1-9 once each into every row, column and bold-lined rectangle. These bold-lined rectangles are 2x3 for 6x6 puzzles, 4x2 for 8x8 puzzles and they are 3x3 for 9x9 puzzles.

Other types of puzzle
It's not just Consecutive Sudoku you can solve online at puzzlemix. You can also solve logic puzzles that include these:
CalcudokuFutoshikiHanjieHitori
Jigsaw SudokuKakuroKiller Jigsaw SudokuKiller Sudoku
Killer Sudoku ProKiller Sudoku-XKropki SudokuNurikabe
Odd Pair SudokuSkyscraperSlitherlinkSudoku
Sudoku XVSudoku-XToroidal Sudoku

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