My wife creates printable activity sheets for children, and the subject of how to create mazes came up. Hand drawing leaves too many chances for mistakes, so we settled on using a spreadsheet – draw a grid, use the table eraser to make paths:
Now this works fine, but being a developer I can’t help thinking there must be a way to programmatically generate these based on some parameters. Sure enough, solutions already exist, but this is a puzzle I’d like to solve on my own.
Over the next few posts I’m going to record my progress and my various attempts at creating a solution.
Changing a bulb