Eliminate all tokens except one.[more]
To move a token, click a nonempty from-position, then a nonempty target position (you may click the from-position again to unselect it). A selected token will temporarily change its color.
A token can move up, down, left, or right as far as the number on the token indicates.
Such a move eliminates the token at the target position, and the number on the moved token increases by one.
You win when only one token is left on the board.[less]
The "select" Buttons
The "select" buttons allow you to go back one move, forward one move, all the way back to the start, or forward to the last move played.
The "set up" Checkbox
Click "set up" to create your own setup or amend a given setup. Clicking a position repeatedly will cycle through the tokens. Once you are happy with your setup, click the "set up" checkbox again.
The Stapler Puzzle was first published by the same author as a Zillions game.