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== Non-official games that use pentominoes ==
== Non-official games that use pentominoes ==
Very incomplete.
Very incomplete.
*[[Pentix]]
*[[EGAint]] depending on the piece set
*[[EGAint]] depending on the piece set


== External links ==
== External links ==
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentomino Pentomino on Wikipedia]
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pentomino Pentomino on Wikipedia]

Revision as of 08:52, 17 December 2018

A pentomino is a polyomino of five squares.

The ancient pentomino puzzle uses free pentominoes. The recent iPhone game Twinflix mostly uses pentominos in its gameplay.

The shapes

There are 12 free pentominoes. Six of them are chiral, making a total of 18 one-sided pentominoes.

Symmetric

..........
..IIIII...
..........

I

...TTT....
....T.....
....T.....

T

...G.G....
...GGG....
..........

U

...L......
...L......
...LLL....

V

...Z......
...ZZ.....
....ZZ....

W

....T.....
...TTT....
....T.....

X

Chiral

These come in mirrored pairs:

.J......L.
.JJJ..LLL.
..J....L..

R and F

..SS..ZZ..
..S....Z..
.SS....ZZ.

S and Z

J........L
JJJJ..LLLL
..........

J and L

.I......I.
IIII..IIII
..........

Y' and Y

..SS..ZZ..
SSS....ZZZ
..........

H and N

.OO....OO.
.OOO..OOO.
..........

P and Q

Official games that use pentominoes

Incomplete.

Non-official games that use pentominoes

Very incomplete.

External links