Total False Tapa is still a tricky genre. I think the logic path is better than my previous one.
Tapa Guard is more like the puzzle in the test I hope this time. Last time I was happy with the result, but not completely applicable to the test.
Tapa and Pata is the same puzzle as my Double Trouble #4. I might make a new one, but I find the gimmick very hard to acchieve. Both puzzles are somewhat challenging.
Toroidal Tapa is the puzzle I'm happiest about in the set. The edge 2x2 squares are the hardest to keep track of when solving.
Braille Tapa is not my favourite variant. Somewhat interesting to disallow certain shapes, but it can sometimes be a bit limiting in design.
Combination Tapa doens't always feel like you are doing a Tapa. I'm happy with how I managed to get the grey cells to work out.
You can find the puzzles below.
Rules for Tapa
1a. Total False Tapa
Regular Tapa rules. Additionally, all given clues are false. This means that the correct number of digits in that cell is different from the given number of digits. Also, all digits in the cell are different from the given digit(s). Correct clues can't contain a zero.
1b. Tapa Guard
Tapa clues have 2 functions:
1 - They function as normal Tapa clues.
2 - They indicate how many coloured cells can be seen in the corresponding directions. A digit in an undivided cell, may observe in any of the four directions.
2. Tapa and Pata
This puzzle can be solved as a regular Tapa puzzle and as a Pata puzzle. In Pata the clue numbers indicate the amount of white squares instead of the amount of coloured squares.
3. Toroidal Tapa
Follow regular Tapa rules. Additionally the grid wraps around all four edges.
4. Braille Tapa
Follow normal Tapa rules. Additionally each marked 2x3 rectangle has to contain one of the given Braille letters.
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5. Combination Tapa
Follow regular Tapa rules. All grey cells should contain clues with digits 1-5. All grey clues are different. The digits outside the grid indicate the length of the first segment seen in that direction.
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