Bridges Help

Rules / Objectives Summary

• Connect every island, such that any island can be reached from any other.
• Each island contains a number that shows you how many bridges leave that island.
• Up to two bridges can connect islands together.
• Bridges can only go horizontally or vertically and may not cross each other.

See the Walkthrough or Extra Tips for extra tips and tricks.

 What are the numbers for?These tell you how many bridges leave that island.When complete, all of the islands will be joined together so you can move from any one of them to any of the others.Move your mouse over the puzzle to see the answer.

Walkthrough

 Step 1This is the start of the puzzle.Solve this puzzle for yourself at the same time. Step 2The 6 clues tell us that there are 6 bridges leaving these islands.But we know that the most bridges we can have to any other island is 2, so we must have 2 in all directions. Step 3Since we can only have (at most) 2 bridges in each direction, we know that there must be at least 1 in each direction on a 3 clue in a corner. Step 4There is only one way to complete this clue. Step 5There is only one way to complete this clue. Step 6There is only one way to complete each of these clues. Step 7There is only one way to complete each of these clues and the puzzle completes. Step 8The complete puzzle and we can move from any island to any other.

Extra Tips

 Tip 1These islands cannot connect otherwise we'd have an isolated section of puzzle. Tip 2These islands cannot connect otherwise we'd have an isolated section of puzzle. Tip 3This cannot be a double bridge, otherwise we'd have an isolated section of puzzle.