Questions tagged [video-games]

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

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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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Zelda received a bizarre postcard

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Which letter am I?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Video Games - Who Am I?

I have three puzzles about video games. It's OK if you just answer one or two puzzles, but its better if you answer all of them. Your answers must contain your reasons. Here you go: Game 1 My name ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Video Games Cryptic Crossword

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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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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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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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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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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, ...