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Ripley's IQ Game (Posted on 2005-07-23) Difficulty: 2 of 5
+----+
|  1 |
+----+----+
|  2 |  3 |
+----+----+----+
|  4 |  5 |  6 |
+----+----+----+----+
|  7 |  8 |  9 | 10 |
+----+----+----+----+----+
| 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 |
+----+----+----+----+----+
The board is a fifteen cell right triangular arrangement as shown. All cells except #15 have a token. A move is a jump over a vertically, horizontally or diagonally adjacent token to an empty cell; the jumped token is removed.

The object of the game is to leave just one piece on the board. Provide a solution sequence as to how you solved the puzzle; eg 6-15, 8-10, etc.

I can get a solution set of 13 moves (in the middle game the order of sequence may differ from the solution which I have recorded.

To play this game, already constructed, go here
Note: they do not offer a solution!

See The Solution Submitted by brianjn    
Rating: 4.0000 (5 votes)

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re: Possible ending squares | Comment 11 of 17 |
(In reply to Possible ending squares by Larry)

The excluded lines did not include any of the ending positions 2, 5, 6, 8, 9, 11 or 14.

Edited on July 26, 2005, 5:04 am
  Posted by Charlie on 2005-07-24 20:12:59

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