Questions tagged [video-games]

For puzzles based on video games, or related to video games, game characters, genres, platforms, etc.

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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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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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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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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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Let there be peace and destruction

I use your Intelligence against you, If you try to chase me, I confine you, I am considered omen to bad things, Don't be scared, sometimes I do good things. Guess who am I... Hint 1 Hint ...
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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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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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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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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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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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The sky is my owner. Who am I?

I fight in the battle between Darkness and Light. My owner is the sky. I have one shape, but I am two things at the same time. If you miss your body or your heart, be afraid of me. Who ...
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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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Binary puzzle in World of Warcraft

I apologize if this isn't appropriate here, but it's been driving me insane. Essentially, a puzzle was recently introduced in the video game World of Warcraft, which no one has been able to solve. ...
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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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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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Japanese puzzle 1

Here are 3 Japanese symbols. 竜 : Dragon 昇 : Rise up 拳 : Fist Can you find the video game related word I am looking for by using only these 3 symbols as clues?
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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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No one is gonna help you!

Here is a puzzle for you. I hope you got a good brain for this one ain't easy. One wrong move and you are done for. These dogs and other 4 legged creatures aren't gonna lick your wounds. In ...
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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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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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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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The City of '17

Excited, you turn on your TV, to find out who is the 'City of '17'. The screen shows the show presenter: 'Every year, a city or cities is or are named as the city of that year. Before announcing ...
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What is a Fantastical Word™?

This is in the spirit of the What is a Word/Phrase™ series started by JLee with a special brand of Phrase™ and Word™ puzzles. If a word conforms to a special rule, I call it a Fantastical Word™. Use ...
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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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Mr. Who Am I? Please tell me [closed]

I have a brother who is taller than me. I have been a good guy and a bad guy. I was once known as Jumpman. I was in lots of video games.
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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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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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Riddle on a fictional character 1

I live in the coldest place, but I don't freeze. I always wear clothes, but I don't need them. Betray my brother and I disappear, until the darkest (is it really?) hour of your ...
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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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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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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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The Letter of the Law

My friend is a bit of a video game addict. Recently, after a bout of video-game-induced violence (I won't go into details here) he was sentenced to six months in jail. Part of the conditions of his ...
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Enemies are Everywhere I Look!

A last hurrah for the video game challenge: Well here I am, on the run from the mob. Lin Hyle, that’s the pork-peahatted big boss that I’ve done wrong. Like, like I don’t really know what I did ...
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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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My Life…Sucks

I feel empty inside, but I think writing about it will help me cope. Here is some prose I wrote: Am I dreaming again? This doesn’t look like the dreams that I am used to... Worse. At times I ...
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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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Dungeon Crawler: Level 3

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 3: ...
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Dungeon Crawler: Level 2.5

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 2.5: A ...
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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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Characters make the game

I wanted to tell a friend about a character in one of the best games I ever played. However, this game is pretty old and I neither remember the name of the game nor of the character. But there are ...
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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, ...