This is the end result of me messing around with minecarts and moving floors.

Minecraft screenshot

The buttons change the orientation of either their nearest or their same-color track. Now I'm not asking you to solve the puzzle, but if you want to, the green buttons are linked, and you can cross the orange rock block.

Does this puzzle type have a name? I'm almost certain they exist, maybe in a grid-based game using trains instead. And how do I make these puzzles engaging?

  • $\begingroup$ By "how do I create these puzzles" do you mean the physical act of creating them, or the creative act of designing them? $\endgroup$
    – bobble
    Commented Feb 9, 2021 at 1:45
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    $\begingroup$ Heya! This is an in interesting question that I am happy to provide a fuller answer to how I create them later... but if you are looking for a quick answer to the first half, I believe they are just a special type of "maze" that I have heard called a "stateful maze". $\endgroup$
    – Graylocke
    Commented Feb 9, 2021 at 2:13
  • $\begingroup$ Hosting images on our dedicated site i.stack.imgur.com is preferable (long-lasting, ad-free, etc), so I moved your screenshot there. $\endgroup$
    – xhienne
    Commented Feb 9, 2021 at 2:33
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    $\begingroup$ This is old now, but a good place to look: clickmazes.com $\endgroup$
    – Dr Xorile
    Commented Feb 9, 2021 at 4:19


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