Questions tagged [visual]

A puzzle that incorporates a visual component like pictures, diagrams, drawings, etc. Do not use this tag for puzzles that discuss geometric objects without displaying them.

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Decrypting the Key

So I've been trying to solve this Riddle called "Phage is Spreading.." ...
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Excavation Study

Layer by layer, we continue our journey to the center. Excavation area (in order) Excavation plans Expect plenty of overlap! Answer is a thematic phrase. Text transcript of the excavation area (for ...
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Alternate, complex potions puzzle from HP fanfic

A long narrow room. The entrance is blocked by purple flame, the path onward blocked by black flame. On a table, the only thing in the room, are two dozen potions in opaque bottles. Half green glass, ...
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McGraw said in grinning eerie manner

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Qubes: Oh, For the Love Of

TL;DR: This is a mixture between a tribute/spin-off puzzle and an attempt at a new puzzle type, greatly inspired by the notorious arcade game, Q*bert, published originally by Gottlieb Amusement Games. ...
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Determining the meaning of a challenge coin

I saw this rather cool looking challenge coin the other day, and I was wondering what the associated binary on the back of it means, as it isn't standard ASCII. I'd appreciate it if you all have any ...
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An Attempt at AV Puzzle

Here's another puzzle with visuals and sound. I hope you enjoy it! With Sound: https://youtu.be/yHkQdEu0QpA Static Image (the musical notes represent the music in the YouTube video): Hint 1 Hint 2
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April Fool's Enigma

Every year, a famous French youtuber (e-penser) presents his enigma of April Fool, but this year, targeting specifically a group of people who have done particularly well last year, he raised the ...
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We found text from the year 2040!

Recently, the first surviving examples of text from the ███████████████e discovered! The unearthed artifacts included a collection of rectangular tablets inscribed in the hitherto unknow███████████████...
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Truly unexpected thingy in a Radcliffe novel!

Ann Radcliffe was an English author in the Gothic style at the turn of the nineteenth century. Among the many interesting points in her remarkable career though, one little story is but poorly known. ...
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Image steganography / hidden message inside image (png, 8-bit gray+alpha)

I'm new to steganography and have been trying to figure this one out but some additional help would be appreciated. There is this image here: It supposedly has a hidden message in it that should lead ...
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Again, the scientific one!

I am looking for an answer that consists of two parts(____ ____). The task is to somehow make sense of this word grid below with the help of the clue. Hint Hint2
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Problem #NaN Fodder/Output

Inspired by Ben Franks' Input/Output Problem #1 and the others in the series Hint: Knowledge required is
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What type of puzzles are the statue puzzles in Super Lucky's Tale, and what method should be used for solving them?

This question is about a set of puzzles in the video game "Super Lucky's Tale" (as well as its Nintendo Switch remake "New Super Lucky's Tale"). They are known as statue puzzles as ...
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The answer to this visual puzzle is a name

The answer to this visual puzzle is a name
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I Need Help Solving A Riddle - Its Just An Image?

So I was in this hackathon competition where they promised the people who placed in the top 3 a lot of money and then they delayed the results two weeks. Yesterday, when they were supposed to announce ...
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How to hide coded messages in kaleidoscopes

Has anyone ever made or ever heard of making coded messages using repeating patterns or colors in kaleidoscopes? I had the idea for a project and was wondering if anyone had any experience with ...
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The New York Time's “Letter Boxed” Puzzle (spoiler)

WARNING: I solved this puzzle and posted a solution below. I'm posting this more for muse. Hello! I don't know if anyone's enjoyed this puzzle on The New York Times website, but I find it rather fun. ...
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Several IQ test puzzles

Here are some fun puzzles I would like to know the answers and explanations for. Enjoy! Source. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
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How do you generate Density puzzle bitmaps?

How do you generate Density puzzle bitmaps? I've seen a lot of Density puzzles (such as this one and want to know how the images were made.
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While raiding a lost tomb the following script was found

While raiding a lost tomb the following script was found. Upon closer inspection it is evident that it is a cipher text. The goal is to decipher the cipher by figuring out its key.
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A visual crack the code puzzle

Just have this now what are all these acronyms refer to and what is the code ?