Questions tagged [video-games]

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I want to play a game

I've been playing a lot of video games lately. After solving this crossword, you should know which video game I want to play next. Thanks to Deusovi for test-solving and general feedback! Across Down ...
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Chain Puzzle: Video Games #01 - Teleporting Crosswords!

This is the first Chain Puzzle in the Video Games series, in which all puzzles are themed around video games of all genres. The answer to this puzzle is a thematic word or phrase. The solver whose ...
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A High-Quality Puzzle

Taking a break from cryptic-clues/crosswords puzzles, this simple puzzle has a couple of firsts for me. Given the following songs from video games, find the name of someone who's a fan of anagrams. ...
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Ten close-ups of popular video games

Inspired by Zoom in zoom out. Hello, I put together a gallery of abstract art: Or this just displays what you would see if you were to wear binoculars in front of your X box! Find out what game does ...
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Connect Wall: “Who's that Pokémon?”

An entry in Fortnightly Topic Challenge #42: Wordless Connecting Walls Ash, on his expedition to Catch Em' All™, came across a strange new Pokémon! He pulled out his trusty Pokédex to identify this ...
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Visiting primes on a line

Recently I have been playing a great mobile game called Dicast: Rules of Chaos and it has inspired me to make this puzzle. This puzzle proceeds on an infinite number line, where each integer is ...
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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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Hanano 2 time solving [closed]

Has anyone of you tried Hanano 2 video puzzle game? And can he/she share expectations about good speed for solving puzzles(at least first 15 levels)? I for example so far could sit on and solve 3 ...
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Monument Valley Sudoku

Another Sudoku monstrosity from the brains of Yours Truly. No rules are given, part of the challenge is trying to work out what the rules are :)
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Bicoloured 2048

I made a new puzzle game that you can play here. It is a variant of 2048 where there are tiles of two colours. You need to merge tiles of the same colour and value to increase your score. In more ...
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Super Blox - level 1.13

Here is a hard puzzle from my game. The aim is to change the color of all blue blocks (squares) to green using the following rules: You can move any block or the red ball to an adjacent empty ...
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Super Blox - level 1.7

I wrote a free puzzle game for Android phones, called Super Blox. The aim of each level is to change the colour of all blue blocks (squares) to green using the following rules: You can move any block ...
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Super Blox - level 1.8

I wrote a free puzzle game for Android phones, called Super Blox. The aim of each level is to change the colour of all blue blocks (squares) to green using the following rules: You can move any block ...
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GameDev: stuck with first puzzle design, would love resources to study from or algorithm suggestions!

First time posting here and I'm really, really hoping this is the community I've been looking for. I'm developing a game, right now I'm in the middle of designing levels as the core mechanics have ...
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Ideal number of Fruit Baskets

I've been playing some Runescape lately and while training the "Thievery" skill, I encountered a little math question I would like to figure out: The mechanics are simple: One after the ...
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Daily Life of Mr.X

18 to 21: Search around internet like a blitz. 21 to 24: Exercise, both physically and mentally. 0 to 3: Direct and amplify a searchlight. 3 to 6: Forecast about cyclones twice. 6 to 9: Watch the ...
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Who's that Simple Pokémon™?

For every alphabet (A to Z), there exists at most one corresponding Simple Pokémon™. As of Generation 8, it goes: ...
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Why does the boiler in Riven drain when the rubber hose is disconnected? [closed]

This question has spoilers for Riven, since it requires explaining one of the puzzles in the game in some detail. In the 1997 puzzle adventure game, Riven: The sequel to Myst, one prominent puzzle ...
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Games Are Devillish

Wonder if anybody can get this... (This is my first puzzle with this format; apologies if I made it too easy or hard.) My prefix will scare you, My infix will restrict you, And my suffix will ...
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An unknown table

Yesterday my nerdy roommate was playing his favorite videogame. After they finished, they left me this message: IwaendnIttocatuhgehtrusoimePnsoofkéamlonph As well as this table which I tried to ...
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You just realized I am doomed

You just found a game despite the World War III, which was a game by some computer experts before the war. There went a six-limbed, not an insect. I was not blind, I sincerely swear. I ate something ...
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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 exercising. Our ...
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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 the battery. My ego can'...
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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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A weird cipher inside video game

Recently a game named "Ode to a Moon" released.... during the gameplay there are several cipher sentences flashing on the screen. I was trying to decode them as a cryptography amateur(noob),but still ...
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What is the fewest amount of clicks needed to create a tier 5 tile?

PLEASE NOTE! A different problem that uses this same ruleset that can likely only be solved with brute force and a computer program has been posted to math.se, viewable HERE. I was unaware of the ...
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First time hit, with spinach? A little bit?

This blockbuster game was devised around the year 1980 by a person, that had never before developed a video game. Concerning the species, that makes the protagonist, the game's title is misleading. ...
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Coordinate my way to the name of the (video) game

50°47′18.0″N 0°8′31.0″E These coordinates didn't only show the way to a very special horse, they also lead to a valuable object, that was offered as a prize in a video game. What was the name of the ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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Name the Game #4

This is part of a series of puzzles where you must identify the name of a video game Previous puzzle is here: Name the Game #3 I suggest you bring an umbrella While you look for a little fella ...
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What is the name of this video game?

This is a little riddle about a mobile video game. Bounce to the music Jump on little orbs Make your own levels Design em', if you're bored
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Name the Game #3

This is part of a series of puzzles where you must identify the name of a video game Previous puzzle is here: Name the Game #2 Finding my cubes is key in this place I could never exist in three-...
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Name the Game #2

This is part of a series of puzzles where you must identify the name of a video game Previous puzzle is here: Name the Game #1 Turn the tap and open the valve You won't have to face her by ...
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Name the Game #1

This is part of a series of puzzles where you must identify the name of a video game In my books you must read About a ship, clock and tree One path is red, the other is blue Which one you ...
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Time to ring in the new year with an enchanting puzzle

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A tribute to Stan Lee [closed]

Start Here One answer will lead you to the next question
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Two worlds diverged in a person's mind

A strange fellow in a cloak approached me and asked if I liked games. When I said yes, he gave me this note and said the two related final answers would be important to me. Now I ap proach, and ask ...
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Studying an Ancient Riley Riddle

My prefix is simple, though often confused, It's to put down an object; one other than you. My infix, not truly a word, but is slang, once seen when teens were late to hang with the gang. My ...
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So many games So little time!

So here's yet another game that I used to play... way to much. I might not be a superbeast, But Rob's name holds what I fight at least. They're good at leaping, singing, reaping and many more, Once ...
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The answer should be in the form of a question, like jeopardy but with a bit more ~fantasy~

The answer to the first is not bad or inferior. The answer to the second is not noise or agitation. The answer to the third is not evil or corruption. The answer to the fourth is not ...
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Friend's answer about his favourite game

I was chatted with my friend on WhatsApp. I asked him what's his favourite game. He answered: Awards are stars. Money are diamonds and orbs. Download levels. What'...
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I Love Rebus Puzzles!

This rebus puzzle is going to be related to some of my favorite games 1. other word for 2. 3.
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What's that sound? Is it my childhood?

Even your mother may have heard of me, I'm as iconic as who I represent. Ecstacy will fill your body with glee, as you start and when my sounds I present. Except those who never knew the joy, of ...
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2005: A Space Oddity

It is the year 2005, in the land known as Los Angeles. Today was a very special day for the people known as "gamers". The brand-new console, Nitin Dozwich, was set to release today. As the "gamers" ...
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Not another challenge!

I have created a new riddle: this one about Video games! Well, here you go! From a land of monsters, an embarrassed boy Lurks through a bush and inhales a tomato! "Urrrgh!" Says he, after ...