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Re: [Icehouse] Zendo Puzzle

  • FromPaul Reinerfelt <paul.reinerfelt@xxxxxxxxx>
  • DateThu, 12 Mar 2009 08:50:10 +0100
2009/3/12 Nick Lamicela <nupanick@xxxxxxxxx>:
> Ooh, I just thought of something! SETs!
> AKHTBN iff its colors are either all different or all alike, and it contains
> three pyramids of the same size or one of each size, and the pyramids are
> all in the same orientation or all in different orientations.
> White koans:
> a red House (treehouse starting setup)
> Three upright large pieces of different colors.
> Black koans:
> two small blue pyramids pointing at a medium yellow between them.
> Green large pointing up, Yellow large pointing up, Blue large pointing
> right.
> Anyone in your group who's played Set should catch on. A third example of
> each might help, though. Maybe also remove one color so there's three
> possibilities for each value.

Indeed. And a fiendishly difficult koan to others. Very suitable as a
puzzle key in a dungeon.

Good work!

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