N: Número: 2 Data: April 7, 2020 Llengua: English
2. Playing the Nintendo Switch
Difficulty: 18+ years


As Laura is getting bored by the lockdown, she plays the Nintendo Switch every day for a while, either with one of her siblings (Marc or Isona) or with one of her friends (Helena, Gretchen or Ralph), but only with one at a time
No game was played in the same place, or at the same time of day. Each game session had a different duration from the others and she played with all the playmates in one by one game sessions.
Could you tell which places she played at noon and in the evening? What video game did she play with Ralph?


  • Places: Living room, Laura's bedroom, Kitchen, Bathroom and Isona's bedroom.
  • Video games: Animal Crossing, Stardew Valley, Mario Odyssey, Let’s Sing and Breath of the Wild.
  • Times of the day: Morning, Noon, Afternoon, Evening and Night.
  • Durations: 10 minutes, 20 minutes, 30 minutes, 40 minutes and 50 minutes.
  • Playmates: Marc, Isona, Helena, Gretchen and Ralph.


  1. The Animal Crossing game session duration was exactly 30 minutes shorter than the one played in the afternoon.
  2. Neither Mario Odyssey was played in the kitchen, nor the 50-minute game session was played with Helena.
  3. The game session that was played in the bathroom was 30 minutes long.
  4. In the evening, neither Stardew Valley was played, nor the game lasted 50 minutes.
  5. Gretchen played 20 minutes, but it was neither in the kitchen nor at Animal Crossing.
  6. Isona played Mario Odyssey after the noon and before the evening.
  7. Neither the playmate who played with Laura in the kitchen, nor the one who accompanied her playing Let’s Sing, nor the one who accompanied her at noon were the same person.
  8. Laura and Helena played the Switch over green cushions in Laura's bedroom.
  9. When playing the Switch, Laura was braiding her hair in front of the bathroom mirror, while Marc dyed his hair white in the same mirror. But it was neither in the morning nor at noon.
  10. The Stardew Valley gaming session lasted exactly half an hour.
  11. The living room game was longer than the game session Gretchen played.
Utilitza aquesta taula per ajudar-te a resoldre el puzzle:
Places Video games Times of the day Durations Playmates
Living room
Laura's bedroom
Isona's bedroom