With the popularity of sudoku at an all time high, people more and more becoming frustrated with getting stuck have started to use what is known as a sudoku solver application. These programs have been developed by programmers all over the web and easily allow you to complete unfinished puzzles.
The way a sudoku solver works is by analyzing algorithms the inputed data of your unfinished puzzle, and by using it’s built in algorithms determines the value of your missing cells. Simply enter in the values of your puzzle into the solver press a button and your puzzle is completed.
The use of these sudoku solver in my opinion robs you of the benefits of solving sudoku without them, as one of the main advantages in playing sudoku is that it sharpens your mind. Take away the logic solving and what are you left with?
My advice for people who are getting stuck on the medium or easy level puzzles is to take some time and learn all the various strategies available to you. Solving sudoku is like riding a bicycle at first you are wobbly but after time and much practice it becomes second nature. Once learned you never forget how , it’s just a matter of taking the time and applying what you’ve learned.
Many websites exsist online that offer a multitude of good sudoku tips, do a search on your favourite engine and your guaranteed to find many sites available. Often they will provide more help than you need and discovering these techniques may bring you to a point where you don’t need to use a sudoku solver at all.
Be sure to use a light pencil when first playing sudoku so it’s easier to erase any mistakes and be patient. Over time you will begin to love the game and if lucky can have many years of enjoyable sudoku solving ahead.