Kakuro is a puzzle game similar to Sudoku. Please see www.kakuro.net
or www.kakuro.info for more info and rules.
JKakuro is a program that allows you to play Kakuro without pen and paper on your
computer - similar to many programs for Sudoku.
Use of JKakuro
The JKakuro is not (yet) able to generate puzzle, so you will need to
enter a puzzle manually. Do it as follows:
- Choose a puzzle.
- In JKakuro, choose New from the File menu and enter size of the chosen puzzle.
- Fill in the chosen puzzle, using the controls below the main menu: the "White" and "Black" button
and the "Vertical" and "Horizontal" text fields. Use the "Black" button to make the currently selected
cell black and "Vertical" and "Horizontal" text fields to set the vertical and horizontal sums of the
- When you are done, select Start Game from the file menu.
- To fill a cell with a value, select it and press the appropriate digit.
You can download the most current release of JKakuro
on the JKakuro download page.