Local history of the game

Local history of the game

You have read on our website that the game was originally given to our grandfather. A little bit more of that story here. Our grandfather lived in a small village named Koovappady. His children moved out of this village over the years, the land is now owned by a rice...

Robogoyo: Choice of the 4 colors

Apart from the thought process that went into the game, much discussion also happened on the colour choices for the puzzle rings. There are several reasons we decided to go with a four-colour scheme and chose Red, Blue, Green and Yellow for these colours. The game, as...

Robogoyo: Genesis of the name

When we were considering various names for the puzzle, we had four objectives It had to be a name that has no meaning in any language. This criterion was chosen as words with meanings in one language can have different meanings in other languages, often unrelated and...

Short history of the ROBOGOYO puzzle

Mr.Puzzle, an Australian collection of puzzles, ranks this puzzle among the most difficult puzzles in their online catalogue. In the book, Famous Puzzles of Great Mathematicians, this puzzle, its origin and solutions are detailed by Miodrag S Petkovic. Stewart Culin...