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London, United Kingdom, 2006/09/14 - Shendoku.com have released a limited edition series of nine Sudoku books with a difference. Now you can solve 50 tricky Sudoku puzzles, then flip the book over and play 50 games of Shendoku with the solution grids.
No need to switch from Sudoku to Shendoku - new books have both.
Innovative games company Shendoku.com have released their first series of nine limited edition books containing Sudoku and Shendoku in an unusual "Ying Yang" format that allows the book to be opened from either end, the Sudoku end, or the Shendoku end.
The object is to introduce Sudophiles to the world of game play, without spoiling their personal pleasure of completing challenging grids alone.
The books come in a limited edition of 9 volumes, in paperback, directly from Lulu.com and can be found in the Shendoku store on their site - lulu.com/shendoku - along with their current range of paperback Shendoku books and the equally innovative Tear and Share range, for those who prefer not to buy a volume each for playing Shendoku.
Players are urges to buy the books in pairs, or more, to enable play without sharing a book or having to remove or copy pages. If the feedback suggests that a Tear and Share volume is required, Shendoku.com have pledged to release a companion set of nine volumes in that format, but possibly in different covers to avoid confusion with this highly collectable limited edition set.
Although the books cannot for now be purchased in a complete boxed set, the nine volumes would be a perfect Xmas gift and are designed to look smart enough for any bookshelf, in your office or library. The discrete ying yang logo is the only tell tale sign of the unique nature of these volumes, and only the subtle addition of a single number, from 1 to 9 naturally, differentiates the volumes. The books and covers are viewable in greater detail at lulu.com/shendoku and can be purchased exclusively from that site.
Further information on the game, it's origins, and who Shen is can be found at the website - see below - and news of further releases will appear first on their blog at shendoku.blogspot.com over the coming weeks.