Talking to Turing-Joe Jr.
Here is the corner that asks questions from and talks to nikoli.com puzzle authors. Our guest this time is Turing-Joe Jr. He is in the bachelorship of the late twenties. His occupation is an editor of a publishing company.
NobWhat kind of child were you when you were small?
NobDid you do puzzles?
NobWhen did you encounter pencil puzzles?
NobWhen did you get to know about Nikoli?
NobI would think that NG is difficult to a fourth grader.
NobThen did you buy Puzzle Communication Nikoli?
NobCould you solve the puzzles better now?
NobWhat exactly was that atmosphere that you liked?
NobSounds great! Did you get to be able to solve the puzzles by then?
NobDid you begin to make puzzles for the school festival?
NobWhat kind of puzzles were you making at the time?
NobWhen did contributions to Puzzle Communication Nikoli start?
NobWas it only that you thought it would be easy to be accepted that you chose Ripple Effect?
NobThen did you continue making Ripple Effect?
NobDon't you make other puzzles than Ripple Effect?
NobYou are a true specialist. Are you able to make Ripple Effect with full control, do them just like you wish to?
NobWhen you make Ripple Effect, what do you keep in mind?
NobDid you become this skillful because made a lot of puzzles?
NobWhat is your ideal Ripple Effect puzzle?
NobWhat puzzle do you like as a solver of puzzles?
NobFor you, what is a puzzle?
NobWhat's it for, this creative activity?
NobNow the last question, anything that you want to tell people solving your puzzles?
Interviewed May 2011 Published on May 1, 2012