This is the second puzzle of the Deep, Dark, Forest in the first Zoombinis game. This is the puzzle that appears after the first checkpoint.
Each Zoombini needs to check into the hotel to stay the night. Unfortunately, the hotel keeper is very strict of which Zoombinis will be allowed in certain rooms. You need to figure out which Zoombini features correspond to each column, row, and section. There is only a certain amount of time until the hotel closes indicated by the clock. Time passes by when a Zoombini is kicked out of a room.
Solving the Puzzle Edit
To solve the puzzle, you need to figure out which features correspond to which column, row, and section. On the hardest difficulty, you need two Zoombinis (one for backup) with three features in common with a third Zoombini. You have to place the third zoombini in one of the rooms (most preferably the corner rooms) and place the two Zoombinis you had in one of the rooms. You have to place them in these four rooms according to the first zoombini you placed:
- Same column, Same row, Different section
- Same column, Different row, Same section
- Different column, Same row, Same section
- The room where you placed the first Zoombini
This will show you which two features correspond to the column, row, or section. Your fourth Zoombini should have at least one feature that is the same as the first three (i.e. if the first three Zoombinis have shoes and sunglasses, your fourth Zoombini MUST have either shoes OR sunglasses). This should tell you what each column, row, or section corresponds to. You can sort all the other Zoombinis into the other empty rooms.