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Ashok Mash
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Have you seen this before? Any way, its interesting and simple.
http://www.plastelina.net/examples/games/index.html
Ashok.

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Ashok Mash
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GOD!!! NO TAKERS? They are not that tough, Are they?
Ashok.
Fred Abbot
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Joined: Jun 01, 2000
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I was able to do game one no problem but i cant do game 2
Greg Harris
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Joined: Apr 12, 2001
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yea, those stupid canibals are giving me a problem too. if you could send more than 2 in the boat, or send and empty boat, i could do it easy.


what?
krish chandru
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Joined: Apr 27, 2001
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hey
the third round is realy tricky and nearly took 30 mts to crack that !!
cool games indeed !
Ashok Mash
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I am still stuck at Game 3 !!
Ashok.
Ashok Mash
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Greg, May be this clue will help :
At a point in the game, if you are on the right track, you will have one moster and one saint each in either side of the river and in the boat.
Good Luck !
Ashok

[This message has been edited by J Ash (edited July 09, 2001).]
Greg Harris
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yea, the next time i tried it i finished without even paying attention to what i was doing! game 3 was pretty easy because i have seen that problem recently... now i am bored.
Greg Harris
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ashok,
just because 1 is the fastest does not mean he has to go on each trip... think about consolidating a couple longer trips into the same...
Rosie Vogel
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Joined: Jan 31, 2001
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These games drive me nuts, in the sense that once I start, I can't stop. I can easily waste half a day on puzzles.
I have finally finished game 3 and now I am anxiously awaiting game 4 (they mail it to you)...
Rosie Vogel
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Joined: Jan 31, 2001
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Of course if your name is Saprano, you just kill the old guy.

Forgive my ignorance but who is Saprano?
I asked for game 4 by email but did not get it. It is a ploy to make you gave your feedback. I was CHEATED ! Now I'm all depressed with no game to play. Looks like I'll have to work for a change.
Jon Coltman
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Joined: Jun 21, 2001
Posts: 6
First two weren't too hard. Game 3 is the hard one. That clue didn't help one bit!
Ahh well. I'll keep trying!
Ashok Mash
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Originally posted by Rosie Vogel:
... Looks like I'll have to work for a change.

Coool Idea... I was desparately searching for an alternate way to spend my tiring office hours! Thanks Rosie
Ashok.
Aakanksha Arora
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Joined: Jun 29, 2001
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hey the game are cool,
but i am still stuck at game 3....give a clue...its driving me nuts.
Aakanksha
sona gold
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i finished all the three games in 5 mts
could someone send the 4th game


sona<br />SCJP
Angela Poynton
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Game 3 is bugging me too


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Angela Poynton
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Cracked it .... I'm amazed I didn't think of that solution earlier ... must have been tired!
Ashok Mash
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Ok, another clue for all those who are still spending all their office hours trying to crack game 3..
slow-movers goes together.. but keep in mind that sending one of the slow movers back with lantern is foolish... so we need a fast moving guy to bring back the lantern....
Oh.. I said the whole secret ! This is like FilmiFunda quiz, MTV India.
Question: Who is the hero of Amir Khan's new superhit movie, Lagaan?
A. Spiderman,
B. Batman, ORRRR...
C. Aamir Khan.
And.. here is a clue... Batman and Spiderman doesn't speak Hindi.. Best of Luck!!
Happy cracking game3 !!
Ashok.
[This message has been edited by J Ash (edited July 11, 2001).]
swati bannore
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Joined: Oct 18, 2000
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Thanx for the links. I enjoyed all the 3 games,liitle differernt that usual simulators.
EVen I have send the feedback and waiting for game 4.but looks like I shall never get it..!!
Chao


Swati Kale
SCJP
SCWCD
swati bannore
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Joined: Oct 18, 2000
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Help,
I has cracked Game 3 , but now Forgot How I did.?
hints...
Anonymous
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Joined: Nov 22, 2008
Posts: 18944
SOLUTION FOR GAME 3 :
1+3
3
8+12
1
1+3
1
1+6
AND GAME IS FINISHED WITH 1 Sec LEFT !
TAdaaaaaa
iaf_22@yahoo.fr
Ashok Mash
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Wake up Logic-Kings of Javaranch !! They have included Game 4 !!
Give it a try...
[I just saw that - haven't tried yet]
Ashok
[ Hey, iaf !! Dont do that please... those who are new to the game will never find the real fun in solving it if some one tells them the solution forehand... please.. There are so many other who solved that third game, including me.. but we kept it a secret so that others can keep trying and enjoy them...]
Howard Ralston
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
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OK, solved all 4 available, but worked out 3 and 4 on paper first.
After seeing the first missionary consumed, I lost my appetite for losing!


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Bartholemu Smith
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Originally posted by Howard Ralston:
OK, solved all 4 available, but worked out 3 and 4 on paper first.
After seeing the first missionary consumed, I lost my appetite for losing!

GimMe the ANSWER to 4
GIMME GIMME GIMME
Anonymous
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I breezed through 1, 2, and 3...but stumped on 4. It almost seems like you have to know or memorize a specific path.

BigMattie
Ashik Uzzaman
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Could not get thru the game....
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Howard Ralston
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Posts: 105
Hi guys,
For those who would prefer to do Number 4 themselves, don't look.
8 3 12
2 5 14 11
9 12 7 4
1 10 13
The spacing doesn't look good here, but if you put it on paper,
where you start at 1, move sequentially (difficult for OOP folks)
and then move from 14 back to 1, that's it.
Anonymous
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What do those #'s mean, howard?....They are not even normal knight moves (move 2 and over 1)....is it just me or does it make sense to everyone?
Pranav Jaidka
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Posts: 264
Also i dont see a 6.
Howard Ralston
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Joined: Jun 25, 2001
Posts: 105
Sorry, 1st 12 should be the 6.
Let's try this>
<pre>
------------
| 8 | 3 | 6|
----------------
| 2 | 5 |14 |11|
----------------
| 9 |12 | 7 | 4|
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|1 | 10 |13|
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Anonymous
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The fifth game is up!!!
LOOKS TOUGH
Anonymous
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I got it in 8 trys my first time...I don't think that was a good score though.
Ashok Mash
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Tough indeed. I got it in first attempt, but in 21 movements!!! In Hall of shame, if they have any.. !!
There should be some better combination to do this!
Doug Wang
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Joined: Oct 05, 2001
Posts: 445
I have cracked Game5 with 3 solutions. Two solutions need 8 moves, one solution needs 13 moves.
Anyone who needs the solutions can mail me.

Doug.


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Joined: Sep 29, 2000
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Justin,
You should NOT tell me about such games when I am at work, it is TOO frustrating
Of course it could be cuz I have not had enough time to work on it. Good puzzle though. < nasty little minotaur, grrrr >


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Greg Harris
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Joined: Apr 12, 2001
Posts: 1012
ahh, the Knight's Tour problem... i just learned about game #4 in Discrete Modeling (mathematics class) this semester. we are going to model the knight's tour over a complete chess board next semester in the 2nd class.
i am going to figure this one out using graph theory before i attempt to play the game. is that cheating, or just using my knowledge?
Jane Powell
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Joined: Jul 14, 2001
Posts: 18
Down to 5 moves for puzzle 5 but still no perfect, only outstanding
There must be a quicker way...
Greg Harris
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Posts: 1012
i solved the elevator problem (game #5) with 8 moves as well... does anyone have a shorter solution?
**edit**
my post looks pretty stupid because you got your post in just before me... duh!
[This message has been edited by Greg Harris (edited December 07, 2001).]
Jane Powell
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Joined: Jul 14, 2001
Posts: 18
5 moves for puzzle 5
Jane Powell
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Posts: 18
Now I can't figure out how I did it and I'm back to 8 moves again, where's a pencil and paper when you need it
 
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