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CSS DEMOSCops and Robbers - CSS puzzle

Date : 15th September 2007

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More light relief from the menus and galleries of the last few months and just for the fun of it.

The idea is based on a 'tilt maze' in which you can move north, south, east or west but must carry on moving in the chosen direction until you come to the last square in that direction.

Your task is to try to recapture the prisoner who has escaped into the maze. Enter the maze by placing the mouse on the single square to the right of the maze, this will open the door and you can step inside.
The possible directions in which you can move will be indicated by pathways with red arrows at the ends.
Move to one of the squares indicated by the arrows and so on around the maze. But keep to the straight and narrow. Straying off the paths into the gulleys or hitting a wall will result in the prisoner escaping.

Some paths will become dead ends from which there is no way out and you will have to start again.

This is a fairly complex maze but it can be done, without cheating, in 21 moves.


Pixel art cop and robber from Pixel Joint. Animated by me.

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