Sudoku Portable Released

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Submitted by John T. Haller on March 24, 2008 - 12:27pm

Sudoku logoSudoku Portable has been released. Sudoku Portable is the entertaining and addictive Sudoku puzzle game packaged as portable app, so you can play on the go. This new release updates Sudoku Portable to the current Format for use with the upcoming Platform release and is now digitally signed to ensure integrity. It's packaged in Format for easy use from any portable device and integration with the Suite. And it's open source and completely free.

Read on for more details...


sudoku.pngSudoku Portable is a an addictive puzzle game originally created in France over 100 years ago. It features a 9x9 grid containing 9 3x3 grids. Within this you arrange the numbers 1 through 9. But, each number can only appear once in each of the 9 3x3 grids. And it can only appear once in each row and on each column. It's a simple concept, but it can get addictive quickly. This version features:

  • Four difficulty levels
    • Easy: A great way to get your sudoku feet wet
    • Medium: More difficult sudokus
    • Hard: Harder sudokus, some of which will have more than one solution
    • Impossible: Sudokus with so few numbers, you'll have to guess
  • Entry of possible solutions for empty boxes (hold down shift and a number from the standard number row, not the numeric keypad)
  • Automatic saving of your game on exit
  • "Check Game" feature to check your current work
  • "Solve Game" feature so you can see the solution to the current puzzle
  • Resizable interface, so you can make the numbers as large as you'd like

Learn more about: Sudoku | Sudoku game (which Sudoku Portable includes) | Fast Light Toolkit (FLTK)

New In This Release

This release updates Sudoku Portable to the current Format correcting some issues with the previous release that may cause issues with the upcoming Platform release. A better icon has also been added. The installer and launcher are now digitally signed to ensure integrity. Installer / Format

Sudoku Portable is packaged in a Installer so it will automatically detect an existing installation when your drive is plugged in. And it's in Format, so it automatically works with the Suite including the Menu and Backup Utility.


Sudoku Portable is available for immediate download from the Sudoku Portable homepage. Get it today!

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ZachHudock's picture

Thanks for updating this one John, Patrick is finally happy again ;).

Also, is there any chance you could get a screenshot that isn't so....pixellated?

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John T. Haller's picture

Just refresh. You're seeing the old one from your browser's cache.

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