Blogs might not be everyone’s cup of tea and this is effectively three blogs in one, but if you are intrigued to know what aliens have to do with rolling balls then keep reading… (more…)
Setting the scene
Eclogue’s thoughts on the creation of this puzzle can be found here
The idea of a Henry Ernest Dudeney crossword had been in the back of my mind for some time, and his minimal triangle-square dissection seemed a possible candidate. Dudeney (1857-1930) was a prolific (more…)
In the months that saw the release of the albums Animals by Pink Floyd, Songs From The Wood by Jethro Tull and Works Vol I by Emerson Lake and Palmer, Games and Puzzles magazine published a series of three articles written by Rhombus on the setting of crossnumber puzzles. (more…)
Ever since my Listener puzzle Odd One Out [L3984] put the ‘fear of God’ into one of the Magpie editors I’d wanted to replicate that (more…)
If you want to know more about the process of setting this puzzle, just have a look at Phi’s blog post on the subject.
Puzzles that stem from the setting partnership that is Rood occur out of desperation (more…)
Pedro has provided some insight into the setting of After the Outing, and also his own identity, at his web site.