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Muddled video games titles

First of all, this is totally a rip-off of @ferret idea, but with video games instead of movies. So, basically the same story: I have a friend that use to mix things up and is unable to clearly ...
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Video-games Mondegreens

Inspired by TV Title Mondegreens, I, too, came up with a similar puzzle. It is still based on Mondegreens, obviously, but with video-games! Each of these 10 descriptions will lead you to a (weird) ...
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Fun Friday: This puzzle does what NintenDONT

It's Friday, lunch is over, and why get back to work - when you can relax with a quick 5 minutes video game puzzle! Enjoy! Text Version
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Video game puzzle

Each line of the puzzle is a different clue which refers to a different game. Once you've solved each clue take the first letter of the game and find the hidden message. Man called jon hates ...
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The Video Gamers' Double-Duty Crossword

"OK, so I know that you two are always arguing about what type of crosswords to do- 'Normal crosswords are too boring!' 'Cryptics are too esoteric!!' Trivia vs wordplay, yeah, I've heard both sides. ...
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I've been all around Greece's paradise?

My pieces are associated with earth, sea and sky, dark, and time. My adornments come from a source of etymology: a vessel, a mother, a mentor, and a power-hungry traitor. The vessel, the dark, and a ...
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Deus Ex crypto puzzle

There is an encrypted email in the recent Deus Ex: Mankind Divided game: From the game files, this appears to be the string: ...
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Time to ring in the new year with an enchanting puzzle

--This text is 30 characters--
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5 Video Game Riddles - What are these Games? (Still 1 Unsolved)

With the bounty ended, and I still haven't gotten the answer, I have awarded the prize to El-Guest. If eventually, I get the answer, I will award the correct person 50 rep as well. Thank you for your ...
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Check out all these items!

Words can’t even begin to describe how clueless I am! This is all meaningless! Ugh, why does it feel like I’m in a video game or something? What? Savage rap ends Instagram! Flame the most idiotic ...
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Labryca — Floor 4: I've Just Seen a Face

Labrycean Navigator You are currently on: 4F 1F 2F 3F 4F 5F 6F 7F 8F 9F 10F 11F A Few Administrative Notes Yes, I’ve come back from the dead… for now, at least. All updates beginning from here ...
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Dungeon Crawler: Level 1

You are the protagonist in a game designed by NeedAName Inc. Proceed through the levels using your video game knowledge to solve the puzzles therein. Solve all levels and beat the game! Level 1: ...
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Level up to match my power of eight

I eat my way around, to avoid get eaten. My prey eats me if I don't eat it first. I have been around from the golden age. Some try to finish me, some claim to finish me. But everyone fails in ...
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Only Kinect Wall

The 4 groups of a total of 16 words can be sorted into four connected groups of 4. The goal is to find the connections of the groups. Text version: ...
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MAR10 Day Puzzle: What character am I?

In honor of MAR10 day, I have created a puzzle for you! Try to guess what Mario universe character I am, and what game I'm from. ...
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What do I use as my password? (not really)

Just experimenting with something nerdy. Not certain that this will work. ...
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BOOM! All Clear for Mr. T

In Tetris 99, Mr. T loves performing All Clears, which happen when a piece clears all lines in the playing field. Being a gentleman, he also tries to minimize the total damage he sends to his ...
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Why he is so sad

My memories are only slices As my brain and nerves just blasted. My hands and feet are so cold So I'd rather wish them burnt. My vehicle just ran out of gas Yet it has 100% of ...
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My roommate is back add it!

My roommate's computer desk has a paper on it with these 3 weird grids and drawings. I know that he is trying to learn to write computer code and he likes making old video games as a way to learn. I'...
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An Era of Change

Despite their appearances, the following are not ways of change... at least, I hope not. Kids shows (8+?) Lizard (6+?) Missiles group (5+?) Body manipulator (4+?) Bird (3+?) ...
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El Dorado Word Puzzle II: Videogame Edition

Let's keep going with the El Dorado puzzle. Same rules apply. Given a set of common words, can you figure out which videogame title they cover? All letters in the title must be covered, and letter ...
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Wumpus-hunting Masyu

You are an explorer looking to capitalize on a cave you've discovered. The goal is to construct a pathway that visitors can take safely. The problem is that the cave is full of dangers, including a ...
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How we sleep. Who are we?

Our 1st member likes to sleep near fireplace. Our 2nd member likes to sleep after a drink of water. Our 3rd member likes to sleep on a steel bed. Our 4th member likes to sleep after ...
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Do you remember me? Who or what am I?

I've often wondered how many would have succeeded without me? Do you, guys, easily succumb to the temptation? Do you summon me straight away, instead of being true to the spirit of the real fighters? ...
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John plays games on his smartphone

John likes playing Clash Royale but does not like Clash Of Clans. John likes Pokemon Go but does not like Minecraft. John likes playing Temple Run but does not like playing Vainglory. John also likes ...
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My identity was hidden. Do you know who I am?

My true identity was hidden from myself and the world, I am not what I appear. I'm a master of all weapons and fighting styles, I can adapt to any situation. Some worship me, others hate me. I ...
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Zelda received a bizarre postcard

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Rage-Inducing Tupperware

A bouncy rock A bull Tail flips A leaping walrus Some angry eyes, and an angrier tail A butt mouth A pine cone A tyrannosaurus cat What do these things have in common? HINT 1: HINT ...
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I'm purple and small, what am I?

I'm purple and small, not hard to make at all. I take you to new places, Where you will see some new faces. I'm part of the world, yet take you away, When you step through me, you see mostly grey. ...
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The Trials of Sir PacMan

While this is too late for the Rare and Endangered topic challenge, it was inspired by it. I had to take a break from Puzzling for a bit, so I missed some really fun looking challenges, but now I'm ...
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Me and some friends

I went out with friends, with ice and with flame. We all play our parts, in a really fun game! But unlike those friends, I haven't a set name. Call me "whatevr", I'll work all the same. Who ...
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The Famous Last Words Square

After installing the newest MMO and creating a fresh character you spawn for the first time. After a quick look at the map, you see you are at The Famous Last Words Square. You quickly realize that ...
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I am not a dragon. Who am I?

I have wings, but you have to teach me fly. I spew fire, but I am not a dragon. I am the older of three brothers. Who am I? HINT:
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Video Games Cryptic Crossword

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Don't clear your terminal history 4

Previously, on terminal use... A panel raises into the wall, revealing a hallway and the outline of a sword. "Must have been taken already", you figure. You walk down the hallway and enter some ...
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A Multi-leveled Gaming Concept

Many games runs on me, yet I'm found in a game. To the game's family, I lend also my name. So go run and climb, and jump with abandon, but remember that I'm the thing that you stand on. Please tell ...
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Quick escalation universe

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Find all the names

My name is A and I am the main character of a video game! Please do not mistake my name for the one of my friend B like so many have done before! I saved B multiple times but B simply won't stop ...
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This game is a puzzle in itself

Although it can be scary, Everything ends alright. At least it did for me, But that might not be right. Choices make all the difference, Don't take any lightly. ...
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Video Game Explanations in 10 Words or Less

So, my friends and I came up with a new type of puzzle similar to that of the Every _____ Movie Reviewed in 10 Words or Less, in which movies are reviewed in 10 words or less. So my friends took this ...
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The undefeatable enemy

Part of a gang of three More elusive than my brothers Get close to us and you will see You can catch a glimpse of me I'm an infamous enemy of lower rank When you're near us, I'm visible for one ...
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A bold and innovative gaming challenge

Michel's latest puzzle has my brain in knots. I need to unwind. So I've settled on something fun to do with him, while also showing him he's not the only one who can craft tricky puzzles. Here's my ...
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Don't clear your terminal history 3

Previously, on terminal use... The door opens and you find yourself in a cave. After a short walk, you enter a small rectangular area, with a couple of fires towards the far side illuminating the ...
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The Ultra-Cute Pandas

It was the late 90’s. I was leaving the theatre having seen my first 3-D film. Suddenly, out of nowhere, a girl appeared from the nearby bushes, demanding I take her money for my 3-D glasses. Slightly ...
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Eat It! Through Multi Paths

Here's a custom Pac-Man level. Pac-Man is to do what Pac-Man always does: eat, eat, eat! Wait, where are the pac-dots? INSTRUCTIONS MANUAL There are 3 hidden phrases representing otherworldly items ...
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Seeking Sidekicks

Video game theme period has ended but have another puzzle anyway. You're in some sort of apartment of interconnecting rooms. The below map materializes in your hands (so magical), highlighting that ...
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Cipher from a video game

First, let me clear something up. I am in a community of people who are trying to solve these few remaining ciphers in a video game series. Now don't get me wrong, the people behind making these ...
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Dungeon Crawler - Final Level

You are the protagonist in a game designed by NeedAName Inc. Proceed through the levels using your video game knowledge to solve the puzzles therein. Solve all levels and beat the game! Level 4: ...
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Et tu, Brute? Then fall Caesar

This is a very difficult puzzle with a lot of references and ciphers. This is the year 3019. At this point in time, we are technologically advanced. However, our ...
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Entertainment Discombobulation

In the very near future, Bob Mancave (the one who lives on Krypton street next to the Jawa shop) was presumed dead after having been missing for over a week. He was said to be found in his mancave, ...