Sudoku1

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.5
out of 4 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.0
  • Total Downloads:
    4,388
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 22, 2013
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    26.81MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    3
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Whether you're new to this numbers game or already hooked, Sudoku1 offers numerous ways to play. There are some challenges to the dated interface, but the actual game screen looks fine and you can customize it nearly anyway you want. The biggest downside wasn't its utilitarian design, however; it was the background music that played with no apparent way to turn it off.

When you open Sudoku1 for the first time, you need to choose between French and English. You're then presented with a small but somewhat confusing array of options divided into Championship Mode and Free Game. As far as we could tell, both were free. The difference is that Championship games were automatically loaded once you picked a category such as Normal or Kids, while Free Game offers access to catalogs of games and allows you to create your own. Some of the English translations throughout the game weren't as clear as they could have been, which made it a bit hard to understand the categories and the purpose of each game, although the Help file proved to be detailed and useful in most cases. But all this aside, once you get to the grid, the gameplay is very good. If you choose the Kids category, the grids are filled with images, not numbers, a good way to introduce young ones to the game. A packed toolbar at the top of the grid lets you enlarge text, change its color, and alter nearly everything else on screen. It looked like something from an Access database. We left the default settings, just dragging the screen to easily resize the grid into the more typical square-shaped cells.

Sudoku1 lacks the polish of some of its competitors, but it shines where it really matters -- in its games. If you're a Sudoku fan, or want to give it a try, ignore the surroundings, mute your audio, and dive into Sudoku1.

 
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User Reviews
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3 stars

"Good easy to use"

January 31, 2011  |  By mariegarden

 |  Version: Sudoku1 4.0

Pros

Able to choose no of grids a good bonus. Great for beginners to use.

Cons

Interface seems childlike

Summary

You can go up to quite complicated large grids and also select by sliding the level of numbers incuded down to super easy ones. Interface is very childlike (to me, anyway) and am still exploring. So far have not found any realy help on it but still exploring. Good all round freebie and great for beginners to lear on.

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5 stars

"This version has a lot of grid size + variants..."

May 29, 2008  |  By mysudo

 |  Version: Sudoku1 2.1

Pros

Great. Easy to use and with very difficult grids, including the one of world championship

+ a funny play for kids

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1 stars

"stunk"

August 10, 2007  |  By hotty83

 |  Version: Sudoku1 1

Cons

This isnt that special just seems to be plain pain in the butt.

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5 stars

"Excellent Sudoku game with mouse only access"

March 24, 2007  |  By talinakache

 |  Version: Sudoku1 1

Pros

a lot of functions for search and solve

the use of the mouse to enter numbers

the help with methods

Cons

only grid 9x9

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.0
Version 5.0 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher NKH
Publisher web site http://tali.nakache.neuf.fr
Release Date August 10, 2013
Date Added August 22, 2013
Version 5.0
Category
Category Games
Subcategory Sudoku, Crossword & Puzzle Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Vista, Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows, Windows NT
Additional Requirements Windows PC
Download Information
File Size 26.81MB
File Name Sudoku1v5FullEn.zip
Popularity
Total Downloads 4,388
Downloads Last Week 3
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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