[This is a repost from our archives with new notes at the top (original post here): Slitherlink has a simple rule set but an amazing amount of patterns and other deductions that flow out from it. Across this week I wanted to make some puzzles that were both visually elegant but also slowly went from common patterns to less common or rarely seen patterns.]
or solve online (using our beta test of Penpa-Edit tools in edgex mode where left click+drag draws lines and right click marks X’s)
Estimated Difficulty*: 1.5 stars
Time Standards (highlight to view): Grandmaster = 0:40, Master = 1:15, Expert = 2:30
Note: Follow this link for classic Slitherlink and this link for Slitherlink variations. If you are new to this puzzle type, here are our easiest Slitherlink puzzles to get started on. More Slitherlink puzzles can be found in The Art of Puzzles, Slitherlink and Variations, and our beginner-friendly book Logic Puzzles 101.