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Solving Loopy puzzles using the new Flash solver
foilman
Kwon-Tom Admin
Puzzles: 1718
Best Total: 24m 8s
Posted - 2008.04.23 15:40:09
If you've got a puzzle in Loopy and you want to try solving it here in the new Flash solver, there's a sneaky short-cut you can use to do so.

In Loopy, choose "Game / Specific..." from the menus and copy the puzzle string displayed in the pop-up.

Type in the URL http://www.kwontomloop.com/puzzlef.php?loopy= and paste the loopy puzzle string onto the end. This will bring up the puzzle in the Flash solver.

Note that this has always been possible in the non-Flash solver anyway, by creating your own "user puzzle" (via the My Puzzles link on your home page) and loading a saved loopy file.

You can load puzzles sized up to 40x30 at present - so it's possible now to post your own Beast puzzles with a link to solve them... it'll do as a workaround until I can get Beast-sized puzzles in the User Puzzles section.

Here's an example of a link containing a loopy puzzle:
http://www.kwontomloop.com/puzzlef.php?loopy=7x7:a2c2b3b2323c3c2b3b3b1b2a2a3a323a2a2b
Naivoj
Kwon-Tom Addict
Puzzles: 314
Best Total: 33m 50s
Posted - 2008.04.24 10:59:46
Thanks Foilman. I just added Flash links to my last 5 user beasts.

Would it be possible to reduce the size of the square by only 3-4%, so I am not force to browse a bit up and and bit down the beast puzzles on my 22" wide screen monitor (using the max resolution of 1680x1050)?
Naivoj
Kwon-Tom Addict
Puzzles: 314
Best Total: 33m 50s
Posted - 2008.04.25 05:14:11
I complete adding Flash links to my 46 user beasts.
MondSemmel
Kwon-Tom Obsessive
Puzzles: 3890
Best Total: 7m 47s
Posted - 2008.04.25 20:00:05
Yes, it would be great if that were possible. I'm also on 1680*1050 (20' widescreen in my case) and in order to not have to scroll in Firefox, I have to deactivate Google Toolbar and even the navigation part where you normally type the URLs...
If possible, being able to resize the puzzles manually (e.g. to 50%, 75%) would be great.
Otherwise a great feature!
(By the way, Naivoj, I've already done all your beasts, sooooo...could you add some more? )

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