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UnplayedKiller XKiller Sudoku-X 6159x961919:24Mild (194)Join free / Log in
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14th Feb
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25:33
Completed by255 users
Best time without any aid5:37 by ClareJuliette
Best time with minor aid5:04 by winterer
Best time with major aid4:09 by Rachel
Average solve time with no or minor aid14:13
Average difficulty rating - all players2.8/10.0
Average difficulty rating - no aid1.9/10.0
Average difficulty rating - minor aid2.1/10.0
Average difficulty rating - major aid2.0/10.0
Average difficulty rating - show wrong or
multiple sessions
3.2/10.0
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Posted 14th Feb 2020 at 07:15
vsrawat Rated puzzle: Moderate Completion time: 1:05:41 Used 'check puzzle' when incorrect
At this site, diagonal (X) aspect is not clear enough, its red color gets subdued in other colors and we fail to notice it. I proceeded all the way and solved a long way, but then I was stuck with perfectly matched pairs with no further clues, so I thought from your mind, and then I noticed that it is diagonal one, then I solved in a jiffy. Please give a thought to make X diagonal color prominent so that it just cannot be overlooked. Thanks.
Posted 14th Feb 2020 at 12:51
Last edited by gareth 14th Feb 2020 at 12:53
gareth Administrator Daily subscriber Has started but not yet finished this puzzle
Hi vsrawat,
Thanks for your comment. I hadn’t ever thought about the fact that it might be harder to see if you’re colourblind. When I rebuild the site at some point in the next couple of years this is something I’ll think about further. Thanks for pointing it out!


Gareth

Posted 14th Feb 2020 at 17:15
JoergWausW Daily subscriber Has not played this puzzle yet
I didn't get the colourblind aspect of this request - but I know that I missed the X in one previous puzzle, too, even though the name of the puzzle mentions it clearly....

@gareth: instead of announcing a thought for change in the far feauture (measured in years?), why not quickly exchange the file https://www.puzzlemix.com/gfx/dithering.gif
with a different one that is a bit darker? (maybe gfx/ditheringdark.gif has to be changed as well in the process).

For the desktop version it might be a quick solution, no re-programming needed.

(I recently did a 12x12 jigsaw, and the two light yellows were adjacent and also both wrapped. That was hard to tell apart...)

Jörg

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