# Daily Kakuro - Free Brain Game

This fun Daily Kakuro game trains logical reasoning and problem solving skills. Kakuro is a math logic puzzle, a crossword puzzle with numbers.

This game is part of the free online brain games collection.

To begin, click the Small, Medium, or Large button under the picture of the game. This opens the game in a pop-up window.

If you like this game, you might enjoy Microsoft Sudoku.

## Daily Kakuro Instructions

Note: The instructions below are for the old Adobe Flash game.

HOW TO PLAY.  Fill in all the squares with numbers from 1 to 9, following these rules:

1. The numbers in each group of horizontal or vertical connected blocks cannot repeat;

2. The numbers in each group of horizontal or vertical connected blocks must sum up to the number at the left (for horizontal) or top (for vertical) groups.

To fill in a square, first click the number on the keypad on the left. Then click the square where you want the number to be entered.

If you need to erase a number from a square, click the "X" on the keypad, then click the number to be erased.

I am not very good at this game, but usually the first thing I do is fill in all the single squares. These are the squares that have only one possible entry. Doing so gives you a good head start on the puzzle.

The faster you finish the game, the higher your score. If you get stuck and need help, click the "HINT" button. Note that clicking the HINT button does incur a time penalty.

Published: 04/29/2010
Last Updated: 06/11/2020

No sign-up or log-in needed. Just go to a game page and start playing!

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