How to make a good puzzle — Solutions

August 28, 2018

I’ve had a cou­ple of peo­ple request hints or a solu­tion sheet for How to make a good puz­zle, so here it is. If you’re hav­ing trou­ble beat­ing the puz­zles, you can check the videos here for hints or the entire solu­tion. Please use it only as a last resort.

Presentation

A good puzzle should explain itself

A good puzzle shows all puzzle pieces

Elegancy

Use the smallest amount of space and puzzle pieces for the puzzle will work

Understand possibility space

Aspiration

A good puzzle wants to teach the player

A good puzzle (game) should be ambitious

You ready to solve some puz­zles now? Go to How to make a good puz­zle with renewed vig­or!