# Questions tagged [mazes]

A tour puzzle in the form of a complex branching passage through which the solver must find a route.

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### A Warped Chess Maze

A chess maze is a kind of chess puzzle where: Only one side moves (and that side usually only has one piece). That side must capture a piece with every move. The goal is to capture all of ...
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### Welcome to the Dungeon Zoo!

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #39: Deep Down in the Dungeon 1. The next room you enter is surprisingly well-lit and empty. There are two exits from it (need I say that the door through ...
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### Finding the hidden path (new grid puzzle concept?)

I was toying around with grid-based puzzles, and I can up with a format that I'm not sure exists yet, and from my testing leaves only one solution. (If it exists or is broken, please let me know so I ...
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### Puzzle #3: The Maze Runners

A group of friends had heard of a strange cavern that shifts its walls every night, causing earthquakes in a remote field. Being the excited investigators that they are, they went to investigate this ...
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### An Amazing Nonogram

This is an entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #37: Rare and Endangered 1 Come see the Amazing Nonogram! This puzzle will baffle no one with it's incredibly complex (actually quite simple) twists ...
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### Number maze with a rule on it

The rules are: You start at 1 No diagonal moves, and you must move 1 step at a time You must follow this pattern: $a < b > c < d > ...$ (assuming letters are numbers)
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### Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation

The following is a "Laser Maze." The goal is to place the tools into the maze so that when the power is turned up to maximum: The beam will split into two beams The beams (collectively) will ...
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### A mazegic square

So you like mathematical diversions? Here's something new for you then ...
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### Maze-like puzzle

Rules: Start in the top-left arrow, and exit in the bottom-right arrow (do I need this?) You move one step, but not diagonally. By taking steps, you can either go up in the color range or ...
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### Labyrinth Puzzle

Part of the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #35: Restricted Title 1 Surprised no one went for this low hanging fruit yet Get from MAZE to DONE When you're DONE with the MAZE, apply the following the ...
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### Shortest way from B to A

Spent most of my life out at sea I've crossed a shark or two – or three Stayed calm – a skipper brave and tough Yet one of them did call my bluff Gorged on my leg with glee Not yet ...
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### The Folding Maze

Four years ago, I drew a really nice maze. I have recreated it with the wonders of MS Paint for all of you to enjoy. Just begin at the green START, exit by the red arrow, and don't pass through black ...
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### Where do you end up?

Do not only post your answer, but also your complete step-by-step solution Your start is, where the programming world has its origin 70:55:4E:61:69:6E:45:6E ͢🡪 sinonimo: servilo estas senkonekta, ...
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### Google Earth Treasure Hunt #3 (GETH)

While exploring a cave near my house, I found a small safe. Aside from some rust, it doesn’t appear to be that old. I have reason to believe there’s something valuable inside, but I don’t know the ...
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### A broken mirror

Oh no, I broke a mirror! That means bad luck or something, doesn't it? Can you help me fix it? I made an image of my mirror below. You have to move some pieces so that a laser pointed in the ...
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### Longest path in a rotating maze

This maze was inspired by the Deusovi Honeypot . The rules of this maze are simple. The solid colored triangles inside the bigger triangles are shrunken replicas of the bigger triangles of there same ...
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### Deusovi Honeypot

Looks like the community has spoken. With a heavy heart (as if), I have trapped @Deusovi behind a never repeating, fractally recursive, infinite, unsolvable labyrinth. To keep him busy, I added a ...
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### Time traveler treasure Hunt

A time traveler is collecting treasures. He is using a space-time ship to transport between 5 different place-rooms. Each place has 1 precious treasure from the ancient times in each of 5 time zones. ...
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### Gone ortho-flogging

Well played, Scratchy, you just took 8 shots on Hole 9 of Puzzlington Municipal Ortho-flog Course! As presented As flogged (solved) by you --------------...
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### Mazes For Two or More

I am interested in mazes that can be adapted to require two or more people to cooperate to solve. Some examples include Robert Abbott's Meteor Storm and Valentine's Day, as well as Oskar van Deventer'...
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### My grandfather left me something odd in his will

Entry into the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #33 - Surface Geometry Mazes (Sorry - slightly late) My distant grandfather passed away recently. I didn't know him very well, he was very secretive and ...
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### More Nodes & Tunnels - The Tower

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #33: Surface Geometry Mazes Welcome to The Tower, a sequel to my recent 'cube' maze (check it out here). Featuring a 60% larger maze and over 100 more nodes, ...
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### Nodes & Tunnels

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #33: Surface Geometry Mazes Behold, a tricky maze created on the surface of a cube. There are 'nodes' to collect and tunnels to traverse, are you up to the ...
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### Every Fourth Wormhole

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #33: Surface Geometry Mazes
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### The Ludicrous Loop: over a thousand cells of circular logic!

Flavourtext is for flavour only. Ladies and Gentlemen, are you feeling ludicrous today? A little loopy, perhaps? Then come one, come all, for I have just the thing for you. Lampreys and Jellyfish, ...
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### Create a changeable maze

I have quite a creative task with many, but a bit vague limitations. Can someone help me with it? One needs to create a 2D cell-based maze, like this one: The criteria: The solution should be not ...
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### The 100 Point Maze

How do you score 100 points without using the same route twice?
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### Transport Networks - An Introduction

This is a new type of puzzle and I don't know yet, whether or not they are fun to solve. So what better to do with them, than throw them at the best puzzlers out there and see what happens? Feedback ...
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### Create a long snake

Start from the left bottom corner, you can spin the cell to create a long snake! Example : Solve this :
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### Oriental House: An original grid-deduction challenge

A different approach to an old concept of mine, Oriental House is a new grid-deduction puzzle based once again off exits and entries. The rules are as follows: Draw a path from S to F, passing ...
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### Generating a maze with multiple sets of entries and exits, and multiple "floor" types

I'm trying to come up with a maze generation algorithm that satisfies the following requirements, but I end up with fairly "boring" linear grids that take a long time to generate. The requirements ...
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### Go through the labyrinth by alternating yellow and green circles

Go through the labyrinth by alternating yellow and green circles. The entrance is the yellow circle on the left-bottom and the exit is the green circle in the middle-bottom (as shown with the arrows). ...
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### Pseudo perplexing puzzle in Puzzlopia

Puzzlopia is the site, from where I got this puzzle. A chess maze - the name tells it all - you have to move the green horse, to the yellow spot. But hey, you're a peaceful horse, so you don't ...
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### Curiouser and Curiouser

CHAPTER ONE Alice was beginning to get very tired of sitting by her sister on the bank, and of having nothing to do: when she was overcome with the strangest sense of deja vu, and saw a 7x3 grid of ...
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### Dungeon Quest: a twisting and turning imgur-maze maze

You've come to this strange dungeon in search of lost treasure. You've reached the final floor and the door has sealed behind you. All you have are your wits, a clue picked up on the previous floor ...
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### Livestreaming Hacker: poor security and unwise choices

"Hello, internet. You wanted to see how to breach a secure system? Well, I've picked one out just for you to watch me hack into live. Let's make this happen. Breaching level 1... now!" "Ooh, four ...
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### Haisu: Pixel Perfect

HAISU is a portmanteau of three Japanese words - 'hairu', to enter, 'su', number, and 'hausu', an English borrow word meaning house, of course. Together, we get a meaning of 'enter number house', ...
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### Haisu: Pink Rose

HAISU is a portmanteau of three Japanese words - 'hairu', to enter, 'su', number, and 'hausu', an English borrow word meaning house, of course. Together, we get a meaning of 'enter number house', ...
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### Haisu: MathGrant

HAISU is a portmanteau of three Japanese words - 'hairu', to enter, 'su', number, and 'hausu', an English borrow word meaning house, of course. Together, we get a meaning of 'enter number house', ...
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### HAISU: Nought and Crosses

HAISU is a portmanteau of three Japanese words - 'hairu', to enter, 'su', number, and 'hausu', an English borrow word meaning house, of course. Together, we get a meaning of 'enter number house', ...
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### Opposite block control sliding game

Here's a fun maze/grid puzzle inspired by this. Rules of play: Firstly, no two coins may occupy the same space at a time Suppose we label the blue coins B1, B2 Then if B1 is on an arrow then we ...
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### Is progress possible by a duo in an infinite maze?

Inspired by Maze Solving Robot and the related one on code golf SE. Also Is progress possible in an infinite maze? Rules Two people start in the same cell in an orthogonal grid of infinite size. ...
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### Is progress possible in an infinite maze?

Inspired by Maze Solving Robot and the related one on code golf SE Rules You start in a cell in an orthogonal grid of infinite size. Each cell has four edges, and hence, a maximum of four ways to ...
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### Help me to find a small but hard and clever maze

For a competition, I need to choose a maze puzzle, only one. There are tons of mazes, but most of them are not clever, i.e. they are just solved by trial and error. Few days ago I saw A blue, white ...
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### The Ooh-Aah Cryptic Maze

As you come to consciousness, your first thought is not of the cold stone floor beneath you, nor of the skull-adorned torches hanging on the walls. ugh... I stayed up too late on PSE last night... My ...
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### A blue, white and red maze

First, let's give to Caesar what belongs to Caesar: this maze comes from the mind of Dave Phillips, a brilliant maze designer 1. So, for the maze. It is a fairly easy one:     &...
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### A Page of Puzzling

I found this puzzle page from a newspaper and found it absolutely confounding. The sudoku had question marks and other things all over it, the logic puzzle made no sense, the cryptic crossword was ...
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### The Baffling Birdcage

Entry into the Fortnightly Topic Challenge #22: Animals I received a package today from a certain Mortin, and I assume that it's some sort of puzzle, knowing him. Inside the package was a board of ...
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### Programming the ColorBot, part 3

As you walk into yet another room in this lab, the strange professor says "Good show with that last one. Now, this bot works a bit better, but ... Excuse me..." The professor steps out of the room and ...
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