No credit to me whatsoever, James8421 brought my attention to this puzzle, which was made by sam loyd. I haven't solved this one yet, so ask James if you need hints.

Euler, the great mathematician, discovered a rule for solving all manner of maze puzzles, which, as all good puzzlists know, depends chiefly upon working backwards. The accompanying puzzle, however, was built purposely to defeat Euler's rule, and out of the many attempts is probably the only one that thwarts his method.

Start from the heart in the center. Go three steps in a straight line in any one of the eight directions, north, south, east, west, northeast, northwest, southeast, or southwest. When you have gone three steps in a straight line you will reach a square with a number on it, which indicates the second day's journey, as many steps as it tells, in a straight line in any one of the eight directions. From this new point, march on again according to the number indicated, and continue on in this manner until you come upon a square with a number which will carry you just one step beyond the border, thus solving the puzzle.

To post your solution, just list out the successive list of directions you need to take, using the 8 directions north, south, east, west, northeast, northwest, southeast, and southwest.

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No credit to me whatsoever, James8421 brought my attention to this puzzle, which was made by sam loyd. I haven't solved this one yet, so ask James if you need hints.

Euler, the great mathematician, discovered a rule for solving all manner of maze puzzles, which, as all good puzzlists know, depends chiefly upon working backwards. The accompanying puzzle, however, was built purposely to defeat Euler's rule, and out of the many attempts is probably the only one that thwarts his method.

Start from the heart in the center. Go three steps in a straight line in any one of the eight directions, north, south, east, west, northeast, northwest, southeast, or southwest. When you have gone three steps in a straight line you will reach a square with a number on it, which indicates the second day's journey, as many steps as it tells, in a straight line in any one of the eight directions. From this new point, march on again according to the number indicated, and continue on in this manner until you come upon a square with a number which will carry you

just one step beyond the border, thus solving the puzzle.To post your solution, just list out the successive list of directions you need to take, using the 8 directions north, south, east, west, northeast, northwest, southeast, and southwest.

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