blockpuzzlesolver BlockpuzzleSolver

Tags: Fun Macro

a basic tool which solves blockpuzzles as found for example, in the app „biz.mtoy.blockpuzzle.revolution".

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Description

There are two solution algorithms available for solving the puzzle. For simple to medium complexity block puzzles a difference in the time it takes to solve the puzzle is hardly noticeable. However, the Brute-Force-Method reaches its limits after about 8 or more puzzle pieces. By sorting the pieces the solution finding process is considerably accelerated – however, if sorted unfavorably, the opposite effect occurs (taking an hour or more with difficult puzzles using the brute-force-algorithms). The fasted solutions are achieved by using an ascending sorting method of the puzzle pieces, when the brute-force-method is being used. When using the backtrace-algorithm, the fastest solutions are also achieved when sorting the puzzle pieces, however I cannot confidently recommend a best sorting method, so I suggest trying out several different options and comparing these to achieve best results.

Release List

  • Release Description Compatibility Operating Systems License Release notes  
  • 1.0.5 Russian translation added.
    Supported languages: English, German, Spanish, French, Russian
    4.3 Linux, Windows GPL Download
  • 1.0.2 Updated english translation
    Updated spanish translation
    4.3 Linux, Windows GPL Download
  • 1.0.1 entire reworking of the code
    considerable improvement in the use and the appearance
    better user experience
    4.3 Linux, Windows GPL Download

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