Articles tagged "The Critical Line"
This month, Jevon takes us a step away from the enigma theme from previous columns, and towards a more spatial /word puzzle.
Posted on: May 30, 2018
In honour of the 2018 Snooker World Championships which are being played this month, April's puzzle has a snooker theme.
Posted on: April 19, 2018
Oliver Chambers puts forward a puzzle that lies at the intersection of statistics and espionage.
Posted on: March 5, 2018
Jevon Fulbrook introduces Annie the Actuary and her puzzle filled journey over the holiday. Can you help solve the puzzle that leads Annie home?
Posted on: February 8, 2018
Dan Mayoh delivers this random-walk inspired puzzle, just in time for Christmas. Get your answer in for a chance to win a $50 Dymocks voucher!
Posted on: December 14, 2017
Our resident columnist Oliver Chambers delivers a perfect power puzzle for Volume 16 of The Critical Line.
Posted on: October 4, 2017
Can you find your way squarely around this month's puzzle? Jevon Fulbrook challenges you to spell out the enigma for a chance to win a $50 Dymocks voucher.
Posted on: August 24, 2017
Dan Mayoh brings you the 14th instalment of the popular Critical Line Puzzle Challenge with a nod to a Royal Flush Jackpot.
Posted on: July 17, 2017
Oliver Chambers brings us this month's Critical Line challenge: how to escape from the jungle.
Posted on: June 14, 2017
Jevon Fullbrook brings us this month's Critical Line challenge, with a puzzling Easter-egg hunt!
Posted on: April 26, 2017
This edition of The Critical Line is all about magic squares. Take on this challenge, brought to you by Dan Mayoh, for your chance to win a $50 Dymocks voucher!
Posted on: March 22, 2017
Welcome back to another year of puzzles and ponderings! In this month’s installment: the Kakeya Needle Problem and Numbered Cones.
Posted on: February 7, 2017
In this month's column of The Critical Line: intelligent sorting, generalised rock paper scissors, and efficiency!
Posted on: October 26, 2016
In the spirit of the recent Rio Olympics, we have an Olympic-themed puzzle for you.
Posted on: September 2, 2016
Welcome to the next instalment of the Critical Line! Continuing with the games theme of his previous blackjack related puzzle, Dan Mayoh turns our attention this time to the game of Mastermind.
Posted on: August 8, 2016
In this month’s mathematical musing: the man who knew infinity, interesting integers, nested radicals, and peculiar processes.
Posted on: June 30, 2016
Oliver Chambers outlines the solutions to his Magic Teller puzzle and announces the winner of the first instalment of The Critical Line series.
Posted on: May 25, 2016
In this second instalment of The Critical Line, puzzle champion Dan Mayoh challenges readers to consider the Collatz Conjecture and solve a Blackjack conundrum.
Posted on: April 21, 2016