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24th November 2018  
A whole lot of tweaks to Unfolded, to make it all a little more stable. Just minor background things, nothing too notable, but enough to keep things working!!
I've also rewritten the way the Alternating Maze is generated, and it now ends up taking about s full second to generate each puzzle. Eeek! Still, with the recent puzzle-cache functionality, that should be a little bit easier on the server.
The Alternating Maze mazes should now be a little more difficult to solve, with the paths hop...
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Foldapuz Blog
23rd November 2018  
The majority of the important bits of Foldapuz-Unfolded are now in place, and it's all now nicely playable.

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Daily Blog , Foldapuz
22nd November 2018  
Further tweaks to the Unfolded part of the site.
Things seem to be fairly functional now, and I took the time to jiggle the menu about a bit to make it more like the main page's layout.
I'll have to remember to keep both list of games the same, in the future, though, and will also need to keep the little icons updated, too.
*sigh* So much to keep track of.
This whole thing's started to get a little large!
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Foldapuz Blog
22nd November 2018  
Last night I learned a lesson in spending.

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Foldapuz , Android
21st November 2018  
For the past week or so, I've been gradually putting together a "On your mobile's browser" edition of Foldapuz.
Although there are still a few tweaks to be made to get things "just right", the site now appears to be functional enough to be tested.
If you'd like to test it, head to Unfolded, where you can hopefully figure most things out. (Assuming it works, in the first place!)
On the top right are page selection, alongside a puzzle selection.
The rest of the tools shoul...
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Foldapuz
21st November 2018  
For the past week or so, I've been gradually putting together a "On your mobile's browser" edition of Foldapuz.
Although there are still a few tweaks to be made to get things "just right", the site now appears to be functional enough to be tested.
If you'd like to test it, head to Unfolded, where you can hopefully figure most things out.
On the top right are page selection, alongside a puzzle selection.
The rest of the tools should be self explanatory, although you may ne...
Views 19, Upvotes 4  
Foldapuz Blog
18th November 2018  
Since the web-app has its own GUI along the top of the screen, I can't rely on the OS's pinch-to-zoom like I was hoping to.

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Daily Blog , Foldapuz
17th November 2018  
Quite a productive night of Foldapuz tweaking last night.

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Daily Blog , Foldapuz
16th November 2018  
Spent most of today trying to get multitouch pinch-to-zoom and scrolling to work. Bit of a pain in the arse, if I'm honest, although a lot of that is down to me trying to draw a scaled/cropped area of the Foldapuz page in the background.
The doodle itself "seems" to be scaling properly, but the background keeps squishing and glitching, and ...
RAWR!!

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Foldapuz
16th November 2018  
I've spent the past couple of days trying to get a doodle-box working, which users can then use to scribble over selected Foldapuz puzzles, on their mobile devices.

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Daily Blog , Foldapuz
15th November 2018  
I spent a fair amount of time, yesterday, working on a new feature for Foldapuz.

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Daily Blog , Foldapuz
14th November 2018  
As I reached game #18 on Foldapuz, I realised that there's a very distinct possibility that I might yet manage to hit the current 62-game limit.

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Foldapuz
13th November 2018  
I did a major rewrite of the layout code, today, and it broke EVERYTHING!!! All "Yesterday's Solutions" are no longer valid for today, and all puzzles have been re-generated.
The reason is so that the layouts can be expanded to MANY more puzzle types.
Previously the Layout format was 8-characters, meaning you have up to 62 different puzzle types (A-Z, a-z, 0-9)
Although I'm not 100% sure I'll ever reach that limit, I figured it was probably a good idea to bump that number a li...
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Foldapuz Blog
13th November 2018  
Made another new Foldapuz game, yesterday.

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Daily Blog , Foldapuz
12th November 2018  
Fill the grid with the letters from the chosen word, ensuring each row, column and bordered cluster contains all five letters from the word.
Views 21, Upvotes 4  
Foldapuz , Words
12th November 2018  
Added Wordoku, which makes use of a pre-generated list of layouts. (From a self coded generator, created using BlitzMax)
2048 layouts are in the file, and on top of that you've got a random selection and then a random selection of missing tiles, so I think (!?) it should be plenty random for days/weeks/months to come.
But I'm also starting to get a little worried about whether the random number generator is doing a good enough job.
I might have to peek into that, to be sure, but it...
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Foldapuz Blog
11th November 2018  
Find a path between the Start and End points which steps onto alternate coloured squares along the way.
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Foldapuz , Logic
11th November 2018  
Added Alternating Maze.
Make a path from the marked Start and End points, where each step is on an alternate coloured tile.
A nice and simple game that makes secondary use out of the normal Find A Path code, but tweaks it just enough to be different, and quite a bit harder, too.
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Foldapuz Blog
1st November 2018  
Late last night I decided to add a bog-standard Chess puzzle to Foldapuz.

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Daily Blog , Foldapuz
31st October 2018  
Place the remaining queens onto the board, so that they don't end up in the same row, column, or diagonal as any of the other pieces.
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Foldapuz , Logic
31st October 2018  
Added Eight Queens to the mix.
It's an age old puzzle that's existed in newspapers for as long as I can remember, and was alarmingly simple to add into the mix.
I'd like to do another Chess based puzzle, but it's proving a teensy bit more complex to generate, and I honestly don't think it's all that difficult to solve once it has done!
A puzzle for another day.
The Chess Pieces are drawn using the font "Chess Alpha", which I found on this page.
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Foldapuz Blog
31st October 2018  
Spooky goings on at Foldapuz!!
I hope you all have a wonderfully sinister Halloween.

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Daily Blog , 575 , Jnkplat2018 , Foldapuz
23rd October 2018  
Fill the grid with X's and O's without connecting a line of four.
Each row and column should have 3 of each symbol.
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Foldapuz , Logic
23rd October 2018  
Added Don't Connect Four.
For the past few days, I've been trying to get a "Tic Tac Toe Tactics" game to work, (mostly because the name amused me!) but with only a 3x3 grid it seemed rather unfruitful and somewhat repetitive.
Instead, I bulked it up to a 6x6 grid, with a "Don't Connect Four" rule.
It seems to work ok, but I'm not sure how solvable the puzzles are. Be sure to let me know if you have too much of a hard time with them.
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Foldapuz Blog
14th October 2018  
Find complete words within the grid which use adjacent letters.
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Foldapuz , Words
14th October 2018  
Yet another fix for Crossed. I'm really not sure why it occasionally outputs completely blank puzzles.
All very odd.
I think it's a memory/variable issue, as it seems to be happening most often when the puzzle takes too long to generate, and curiously empties itself as it does so!
Anyway, I've rewritten chunks of it, yet again, in the hopes that it'll finally fix the issue, but ... yet again, it's reset the "Yesterday's Solution" content, so apologies for that.
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Foldapuz Blog
10th October 2018  
The triangles weren't too hard to get up and running yesterday, so I also took time to make a completely random letter grid.
The letter grid doesn't really have any specific solution due to it being entirely random, but you're supposed to play it like you would a game of Boggle.. Trying to find words with letters that join up.

Views 63, Upvotes 15  
Daily Blog , Foldapuz
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