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Another variation on Sudoku is to overlap multiple puzzle grids.

For example, imagine two overlapping 9 X 9 Sudokus which share a 3 X 3 box. In this case, the contents of that 3 X 3 box could be deduced using clues from either of the puzzles, and likewise numbers in that 3 X 3 box could help you solve either of the Sudokus.

The most common version of overlapping Sudoku puzzles, is Samurai Sudoku. In Samurai Sudoku (also known as Gettai-5), five overlapping 9 X 9 Sudokus are arranged in an X shape (thus there are four 3 X 3 boxes which are shared between Sudokus).

Samurai Sudoku can be a lot of fun, as it adds a new challenge. You'll find that you can't simply solve one 9 X 9 grid and then move to the next - instead you have to switch between grids as you go, because of the subtle interactions caused by the overlapping boxes.

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Samurai Sudoku: 101 Samurai

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Printed on top-quality, large paper perfect for solving on (and which will survive repeated use of an eraser!) this collection of 101 Samurai Sudoku puzzles is carefully sorted into order of increasing difficulty. Not only that, but every puzzle has an attractive design with full 8-way symmetry.

Each puzzle consists of 5 overlapping Sudoku grids, arranged so that you must solve all of them simultaneously to arrive at the unique solution to the overall puzzle. Guessing is never needed - only sensible logical deductions.

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Samurai Sudoku - Hard - Volume 4 - 159 Puzzles

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Samurai Sudoku is Sudoku on steroids. It combines 5 Sudoku’s into one large fun and addicting logic puzzle game that will give you hours of puzzle pleasure. This book is ideal for you if you love to solve difficult Samurai Sudoku puzzles. You do not need to wade through tons of easy Samurai Sudoku puzzles before getting to the real brain teasers. Once you pick up this book, you won’t be able to put it back down. You have been warned!

Only 1 Samurai Sudoku puzzle per page, with lots of white space for scribbling.

Samurai Sudoku - Hard is a collection of 159 puzzles:

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Samurai Sudoku 4: 101 Samurai

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Printed on top-quality, large paper perfect for solving on (and which will survive repeated use of an eraser!) this fourth collection of 101 Samurai Sudoku puzzles is carefully sorted into order of increasing difficulty. Not only that, but every puzzle has an attractive design with a range of varying symmetries. Each puzzle consists of 5 overlapping Sudoku grids, arranged so that you must solve all of them simultaneously to arrive at the unique solution to the overall puzzle. Guessing is never needed - only sensible logical deductions. All of the Samurai Sudoku in this book were made by best-selling puzzle author Dr Gareth Moore, author of many other books of puzzles. And if you want to take your Sudoku to the next level with an enormous range of variants, visit www.PuzzleBooks.org for a full list of other titles in this series, or search '101 samurai Moore' or '200 puzzles Moore' on Amazon

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Printed on large, top-quality paper perfect for solving on (and which will survive repeated use of an eraser!) this fifth collection of 101 Samurai Sudoku puzzles is carefully sorted into order of increasing difficulty. Not only that, but every puzzle has an attractive design with a range of varying symmetries. Each puzzle consists of 5 overlapping Sudoku grids, arranged so that you must solve all of them simultaneously to arrive at the unique solution to the overall puzzle. Guessing is never needed - only sensible logical deductions. All of the Samurai Sudoku in this book were made by best-selling puzzle author Dr Gareth Moore, author of many other books of puzzles. And if you want to take your Sudoku to the next level with an enormous range of variants, visit www.PuzzleBooks.org for a full list of other titles in this series, or search '101 samurai Moore' or '200 puzzles Moore' on Amazon.

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Printed on top-quality, large paper perfect for solving on (and which will survive repeated use of an eraser!) this second collection of 101 Samurai Sudoku puzzles is carefully sorted into order of increasing difficulty. Not only that, but every puzzle has an attractive design with full 8-way symmetry.

Each puzzle consists of 5 overlapping Sudoku grids, arranged so that you must solve all of them simultaneously to arrive at the unique solution to the overall puzzle. Guessing is never needed - only sensible logical deductions.

All of the Samurai Sudoku in this book were made by best-selling puzzle author Dr Gareth Moore, author of many other books of puzzles. And if you want to take your Sudoku to the next level with an enormous range of variants, visit www.PuzzleBooks.org for a full list of other titles in this series, or search '101 samurai Moore' or '200 puzzles Moore' on Amazon.

Samurai Sudoku Puzzle Book: 500 Hard Puzzles overlapping into 100 Samurai Style

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There are 500 Sudoku puzzles overlapping into 100 Samurai Style puzzles. Samurai Sudoku puzzles consist of five overlapping sudoku grids and follows the same rules as Sudoku in that every row, column and block of each of the five grids must contain the numbers "1" to "9". Where the grids overlap, the rows and columns do not go beyond their usual length but the interlocking blocks give you more clues. Printed on top-quality, in the appropriate size and large paper. The symmetry is not applied, what is most attractive, while the solutions are given at the end of the book. Have fun with this book!

Samurai Sudoku - Easy to Extreme - Volume 1 - 159 Puzzles

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Become a master in solving Samurai Sudoku. After solving all the puzzles in this book, you will be a Samurai Sudoku Pro. You start with easy Samurai Sudoku puzzles and you gradually build your way up to extremely hard Samurai Sudoku puzzles. Once you pick up this book, you won’t be able to put it back down. You have been warned!

Only 1 Samurai Sudoku puzzle per page, with lots of white space for scribbling.

Samurai Sudoku consists of five 9x9 grids, one in the center and the other 4 overlapping each corner grid of the central one. For each 9x9 grid the goal is to fill in the empty cells, one number in each, so that each column, row, and region contains the numbers 1-9 exactly once.

Samurai Sudoku - Easy to Extreme is a collection of 159 puzzles:

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Samurai Sudoku Puzzle Book

Samurai Sudoku are made up of five interlocking 9 x 9 grids in an x-shaped giant Sudoku. The same rules and solving strategies that you use for regular Sudoku can be applied to this variant, but you also must simultaneously consider the four overlapping 3 x 3 arrays.

Fill in the cells with the digits from 1 to 9, making sure that each column, row, and box contains only one example of each digit. You will need logic to solve these number puzzles and guessing is never necessary. Each one has a unique solution.

This Sudoku Samurai collection increases in difficulty as you work your way through the book and includes easy, medium and hard puzzles all of which are symmetric and pleasing to the eye. You are sure to enjoy plenty of challenging and enjoyable hours as you come up with the logical deductions needed to complete each puzzle.

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Samurai Sudoku (Martial Arts Sudoku)

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This popular, even more challenging variant of sudoku is for true puzzle warriors! Each one consists of FIVE sudoku grids arranged in an X-shaped array, with overlapping corners. No grid can be solved on its own; to complete the entire puzzle, players have to work on several grids at once, making their way to overlapping areas and constantly searching for new clues.
 
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