Hexagonal Kurokuron

Kurokuron (クロクロ一ン: “black clone”), is a shading puzzle that first appeared in Puzzle Communication Nikoli issues 153-155. Identical rules apply to a hexagonal grid.

Rules

Shade some cells such that:

  1. Bold-outlined regions contain exactly two shapes, made up of contiguous groups of 1 or more shaded cells. Within a region, the two shapes must be congruent, allowing reflection and rotation.
  2. A shape cannot share an edge with another shape.
  3. Cells with arrows, which cannot be shaded, point to a neighboring cell, which must be shaded and part of a shape consisting of the given number of cells.

Example

Hexagonal Kurokuron ExampleHexagonal Kurokuron Example Solution

Puzzles

All of the puzzles can be found organized in this printable PDF, or in the images below.

PDF Hexagonal Kurokuron

01. Easy

 Hexagonal Kurokuron 01 Easy

02. Medium

Hexagonal Kurokuron 02 Medium

03. Medium

Hexagonal Kurokuron 03 Medium

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s