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Jay is Games: Casual, Flash and Puzzle game reviews

December 5, 2007

It was just a while ago when I mentioned how there are many signs that logic puzzles are making their way to mainstream media. It was just until about three years ago that language independent logic puzzles where still an offstream hobby of a few westerns but today they seem to be a legitimate segment […]

Kids Logic puzzles: Brain-training the next generation

November 13, 2007

As I promised last Thursday in my article about and braintraining getting a hotter trend in the west I would like to follow-up on what I said about how sometimes things just tend to “sort out on their own” and what this post from Sharpbrains was just perfect for me for, so her it […] braintraining is here, and is hot.

November 9, 2007

The amazing popularity of Nintendo’s Brain Age and its sequel which has been a genuine phenomenon in Japan helped Nintendo DS to “revitalize the Japanese game market.”selling roughly 5.7 million copies in Japan in just over a year. Yet, today, everybody knows already that the recent Japanese braintraining trend already migrated from Japan to the […]

Southern California wildfires: of the worst fire disasters in Californian history

October 29, 2007

If any of us needed another proof for how real global worming impact is I am sure, as sad as it is, the recent events in southern California might “help” on that. According to france24, a French international news channel broadcasting on a 24/7 basis, it seems that the Californian Firefighters are getting the upper […]

Hashi: innovative number-logic brainbreaker also known as Hashiwokakero

October 13, 2007

It’s not every day that leading logic puzzle supplier Conceptis announces a new brainbreaker on their portfolio. This happened just this Friday as the company announced Hashi, its eleventh family of language independent logic puzzles. Hashi is an innovative bridge-connecting number-logic puzzle also known as Hashiwokakero (橋をかけろ Hashi o kakero; English: “build bridges!”) and Bridges, […]

From Sudoku to Number-Picture Hybrid magazines

September 16, 2007

Maxim Popov, Deputy EiC at Publishing Group Bauer Russia, talks about the introduction of ‘beyond Sudoku’ logic puzzles to Russian Sudoku audience. Sourced from conceptispuzzles.comread more | digg story

Conceptis 3: get your brain ready

September 6, 2007

If you like logic puzzles and teasing your brain with the highest quality of intellectual entertainment you might want to read further as well as check out again every now and then as I plan to start posting some updates on the subject discussed here. The first version of, then under the domain name […]

Mochimochi Land: knitting is art

September 5, 2007

I remember the first I realized how cool, as opposed to their image for some people, quilting and knitting can be. It was in early 2002 when I was helping Dave Green upgrading Conceptis’ website from a brochure to a community driven sphere. As we were looking for good stories to show how our puzzles […]

Technorati’s citizen media charts

September 3, 2007

A few of major events seen on the Internet this August – e.g. the Skype P2P network malfunction and the Google Analytics data blackout – were fine examples of how traditional search engines, namely Google, are far from being able to get their hands on the real-time pulse of the web. Searching Google during the […]

Mixed logic magazine with assorted Conceptis puzzles launched in Russia

July 15, 2007

Zheleznaya Logika, a monthly magazine containing assortment of number-logic and picture-logic puzzles from Conceptis, was released in Russia in April, 2007 by Bauer-Russia. Priced at 15 Rubles (about $0.58) Zheleznaya Logika (Russian: Железная логика) is a medium format 52-page magazine containing a mix of 65 Conceptis puzzles, including Classic Sudoku, Mini Sudoku, Diagonal Sudoku, Irregular […]