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Bridges

KNS Puzzles offers the Bridges puzzles in the following formats:
 7 x  7 - Level 1 - Level 2 - Level 3
10 x 10 - Level 1 - Level 2 - Level 3
15 x 15 - Level 1 - Level 2 - Level 3
20 x 20 - Level 1 - Level 2 - Level 3
25 x 25 - Level 1

Connect every island, such that any island can be reached from any other. Each island contains a number that shows you how many bridges leave that island. Up to two bridges can connect islands together. Bridges can only go horizontally or vertically and may not cross each other.

Bridges Puzzle Start

Puzzle Start

This is the start of the puzzle.

Bridges Step 2

Step 2

The 6 clues tell us that there are 6 bridges leaving these islands. But we know that the most bridges we can have to any other island is 2, so we must have 2 in all directions.

Bridges Step 3

Step 3

Since we can only have (at most) 2 bridges in each direction, we know that there must be at least 1 in each direction on a 3 clue in a corner.

Bridges Step 4

Step 4

There is only one way to complete this clue.

Bridges Step 5

Step 5

There is only one way to complete each of these clues.

Bridges Step 6

Step 6

There is only one way to complete each of these clues and the puzzle completes.

Bridges Finished Puzzle

Finished Puzzle

The complete puzzle and we can move from any island to any other.

Bridges Tip 1

Tip 1

These islands cannot connect otherwise we'd have an isolated section of puzzle.

Bridges Tip 2

Tip 2

These islands cannot connect otherwise we'd have an isolated section of puzzle.