Solutions to the Twisty Reindeer Paths Puzzle

The puzzle has many solutions and can be solved using any number of cards. The single-card solution is unique, and there are eight different two card solutions. The more cards are used, the more solutions exist, though of course the number of misfires increases too.

Below is a sampling of solutions. The numbers shown are the numbers along the top edge of the cards, left to right.

A one card solution (card 3):

A two card solution (cards 13-9):

A three card solution (cards 1-9-5):

An eight card solution (cards 1-4-13-8-9-12-5-16):

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