“Tapa” Puzzle Rules:
The objective is to divide the grid into shaded and unshaded cells, subject to the following rules:
- Clue cells cannot be shaded and indicate the number of consecutive cells shaded around them. There must be at least one unshaded cell between shaded regions. ? is wild and can stand for any non-zero value.
- There must be one contiguous area of shaded cells, which is not allowed to contain 2×2 areas.
Solution of this Tapa 10×10 puzzle can be viewed by clicking on button. Please do give your best try to solve this puzzle before looking at the answer.