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Games with unique hint systems - an IFDB Poll

by delano
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I'm looking for games that offer hints in any way, except for printing them in sequence on the screen.

For example: characters that offer hints; objects that, when examined or used in a certain way, suggest actions to the player; etc.

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Robin & Orchid, by Ryan Veeder and Emily Boegheim
3 votes
"Not only unique, but also pretty darn useful." [+]... "Except the cat lives in the boiler room - he's not leading you there!" [+]... "the cat, and the..." [+]...

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Threediopolis, by Andrew Schultz
2 votes
"A few hints are..." [+]... "Since it's voted..." [+]...

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Slouching Towards Bedlam, by Star Foster and Daniel Ravipinto
1 vote
"In addition to a..." [+]...

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Jigsaw, by Graham Nelson
1 vote
"Includes a device..." [+]...

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A Roiling Original, by Andrew Schultz
1 vote
"Redness is a..." [+]...

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Bronze, by Emily Short
1 vote
"Elegant "think of"..." [+]...

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Shuffling Around, by Andrew Schultz (as Ned Yompus)
1 vote
"The more..." [+]...

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Sequitur, by Nigel Jayne (as Tin Foil Jenny)
1 vote
"The writer of the program is in the room giving hints when you request them." [+]...

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Broken Legs, by Sarah Morayati
1 vote
"You can call your..." [+]...

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Metamorphoses, by Emily Short
1 vote
"Empirical hints that come gradually as you experiment." [+]...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams and Steve Meretzky
1 vote
"The Guide itself" [+]...

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First Things First, by J. Robinson Wheeler
1 vote
"Includes a "red..." [+]...

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Curses!, by Graham Nelson
1 vote
"An angel and a..." [+]...

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Escapade!, by Juhana Leinonen
1 vote
"Hints are given..." [+]...

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Missive, by Joey Fu
1 vote
"Clues in the text..." [+]...

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The Bibliophile, by Marshal Tenner Winter
1 vote
""Think" for a hint." [+]...

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Oppositely Opal, by Buster Hudson
1 vote
"Killjoy the hint cat." [+]...

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