The aim is of the game is to rearrange the tiles so that they are in order from 1 to 8 with the empty space at the top left.

You can move a tile only if it is next to the empty space. Click on a tile to move it.

This is Transum's version of the classic 8-puzzle or sliding tiles game. No matter how the tiles are placed at the start of the game it should take no more than 31 moves to correctly order the tiles

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Strategy

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