The Original Area Mazes by Japanese puzzle master Naoki Inaba, Ryoichi Murakami and introduced by Alex Bellos is published in English by The Experiment Publishing on October 3, 2017.
To solve each puzzle, remember these simple rules:
FiveThirtyEight's "The Riddler" column by Oliver Roeder featured two puzzles from The Original Area Mazes on September 22, 2017. Here they are below. See if you can solve them!
(A video in which Roeder explains how to solve both puzzles was released the next week!)
Did you solve them? Here's a link to the The Riddler Oliver Roeder's video explaining the solution:
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