Futoshiki is a logic puzzle game inspired by Sudoku. Like Sudoku, you must place the numbers in each cell on the grid so that it only appears once in every row or column. Instead of more numbers, Futoshiki uses inequality signs as hits.
Choose from 2 difficulty levels and 3 grid sizes.
Place in your guesses before committing to your final answer.
Pay attention to the inequality signs before placing in any of the numbers.
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Daily Futoshiki Number Organizing Game for Kids Video Game Play Instructions
How to Play
Fill in the grid with numbers in such a way that no number repeats in any row or column. Use the numbers and inequality signs to guess the location the other numbers.
Starting the Game
On the welcome screen, choose a difficulty mode.
Each difficulty level has buttons for the following grid sizes:
4 x 4
5 x 5
6 x 6
Select Help to read the game’s instructions.
Change the game’s language through the drop-down list on the top right corner of the screen.
Your web browser automatically saves your game progress.
We recommend playing in full-screen mode to see your candidate answers better.
With your mouse
Left click on a cell to select it.
Left click on the number on the number pad to enter them as “candidate” answers.
Left click on the same number again to place it in as a final answer.
Left click a third time to remove the number from the cell.
With your keyboard
On a selected cell, type in one or more numbers as candidates.
Type a number twice to place it in as a final answer.
Clear the cell by selecting the delete or backspace keys.
With your fingers:
Tap on a number in the number pad once to place in a candidate answer.
Tap on the same number twice to place in a final answer.
Tap on the same number thrice to remove the answer.
Controls & indicators
The game’s indicators are located on the left side of the screen. From the top, these are as follows:
The number pad
The present date
The first row of buttons, from left to right:
Pause button: Momentarily stop the game’s timer.
Reset button: Return everything to the way it was when you began.
Query button: Check if your answers are correct.
The second row of buttons, from left to right:
Music button: Toggle the game’s music.
Sound effects button: Toggle the game’s audio cues.
Enlarge button: Switch between windowed and full screen modes
The game generates a different puzzle for every day of the year.
You can choose up to 365 to 366 different puzzles for each grid type and difficulty level.
You can play again by choosing the puzzle of a different day on the calendar or by selecting next on the winning screen.
Objectives and rules
You start with a largely empty grid with a few numbers and inequality signs between each cell.
The size of the grid determines how many starting numbers the game reveals.
The harder the difficulty, the fewer the numbers you start with.
Fill in the entire screen with numbers.
No number should repeat in any row or column, like in Sudoku.
The numbers must follow the logic of the inequality signs
If two cells show a less than sign (>) between them, the number to the left should be bigger than the number to the right.
e.g. 4 > 2
Following the logic of the game’s rules will help you solve the puzzle.
You can place in candidate (guess) answers before placing in your final answer.
Candidate numbers are small. You can have several of them at once.
As you eliminate guesses, you can remove candidate numbers until you have one left.
To remove candidates, clear the cell and add in the remaining candidate answers.
If you only have a single candidate left, select that same number again to make it your final answer.
The game is suited for people of all ages who like numbers & logic puzzle games.
The game has no adult themed content.
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Mobile Friendly Cross Browser Support
This game is rendered in mobile-friendly HTML5, so it offers cross-device gameplay. You can play it on mobile devices like Apple iPhones, Google Android powered cell phones from manufactures like Samsung, tablets like the iPad or Kindle Fire, laptops, and Windows-powered desktop computers. All game files are stored locally in your web browser cache. This game works in Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, Opera and other modern web browsers.
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