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Clickmazes - introductory tour

Welcome! This page is an introductory tour of the clickmazes puzzle collection suitable for newcomers and younger visitors. It offers a sample set of puzzles to explore, at the novice level.

Important: please remember you must use a PC or laptop, with keyboard and mouse (or mouse-pad) to play these apps. They are not currently suitable for touch-sensitive devices such as tablets or smart-phones. You can read more on FAQ page.

Stepover mazes

Step over the lines in colour order red-white-blue, red-white-blue... until you can exit at the top of the maze. The largest square will remind you what colour comes next.

Controls

Use the puzzle drop-list to select a puzzle.
Use restart or the space key to reset.
Click on the grid to move or use the cursor keys.
Pree u to undo one or more moves.

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Cross the swamp from left to right using the yellow planks to form bridges between then tree-stumps. The reachable tree-stumps are highlighted in orange. You can pick up and reposition one plank at a time as long as you can reach it and as long as the new gap is the right size and clear of other planks.

Controls

Click on a plank to pick it up.
Click on a gap to put down a plank.
Click on Undo/Redo to replay previous moves.
Click on Restart to restart.

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Plank puzzles

BoxUp

Use the black pusher (small square) to push the small red box inside the larger blue box. You can only push boxes from the inside. Black boxes may help or hinder.

Controls

Use the Puzzle drop-list to select a puzzle.
Use the Restart or hit space to reset the puzzle.
Use the cursor keys to move.
Use the u key to undo one or more moves.

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Fold the blue shape to match the green target shapes. Imagine the shape is made of paper straws and string, if that helps.

Controls

Click on a corner of the blue shape to fold it.
Use the Puzzle drop-list to select a puzzle.
Use the Restart or hit space to reset the puzzle.

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Polyfold

Wriggle

Drag the wriggly worms around the maze until you can release the blue worm through the gap at the bottom. You can drag a worm by its head or tail and it does not matter which end exits first.

Controls

Use the puzzle drop-list to select a puzzle.
Use restart or the space key to reset.
Use the mouse to drag a wriggler by its head or tail.

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concepts - © Andrea Gilbert, Tom Jolly & Oskar van Deventer
applets - © Andrea Gilbert & Graham Rogers
applet JS conversion - cheerpj transpiler from Leaning Technologies - 2020