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Games with "logical" puzzles - an IFDB Poll

by Victor Gijsbers
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Some puzzles--like chess problems or sudokus--can be difficult even though you know all the rules. I'm looking for IF games with this kind of puzzle: you can get to know the rules by simple exploration, and then you still have to solve the puzzle through logical thinking. A prime example would be the time paradox puzzle of All Things Devours, but please point me to more games. (Lock & Key, on the other hand, would not be a game of this type: the interaction between the traps is highly unpredictable, and a lot of trial and error is needed to solve the game.)

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All Things Devours, by half sick of shadows
8 votes
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Delightful Wallpaper, by Andrew Plotkin ('Edgar O. Weyrd')
4 votes
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Zork III, by Dave Lebling, Marc Blank
4 votes
"Rotating the box" [+]... "the royal puzzle" [+]... "Puzzles such as..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Suveh Nux, by David Fisher
4 votes
(No comment) [+]... "Once you start..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Dreamhold, by Andrew Plotkin
2 votes
"Amazing, beautiful puzzles." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Art of Fugue, by Victor Gijsbers, Jimmy Maher, Dorte Lassen, and Johan
2 votes
"Working on this game inspired me to create this poll in the first place" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Threediopolis, by Andrew Schultz
2 votes
"Voting for own game" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Faithful Companion, by Matt Weiner
2 votes
"Like a much smaller "Art of the Fugue," where the problem becomes coordinating characters. (My own game.)" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Accuse, by David A. Wheeler
2 votes
"The whole game is a logic puzzle. Short, but amusing and randomised." [+]... "Sort out whodunit by simply accusing people of the crime" [+]...

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Ad Verbum, by Nick Montfort
2 votes
"Not sure if it..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Lists and Lists, by Andrew Plotkin
2 votes
"This whole game is a programming puzzle" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Zork Zero, by Steve Meretzky
1 vote
"The grain,..." [+]...

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Gleaming the Verb, by Kevin Jackson-Mead
1 vote
"A very short..." [+]...

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Captain Verdeterre's Plunder, by Ryan Veeder
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Orevore Courier, by Brian Rapp
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Byzantine Perspective, by Lea Albaugh
1 vote
(No comment) [+]...

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Katana, by Matt Rohde
1 vote
"Contains several..." [+]...

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Sequitur, by Nigel Jayne (as Tin Foil Jenny)
1 vote
"You need to put events in a logical sequence to solve the mystery." [+]...

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The Grand Quest, by Owen Parish
1 vote
"The puzzle with..." [+]...

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Fingertips: Who's Knockin' On The Wall?, by Melvin Rangasamy
1 vote
"Ultimate Logic Puzzle Generator" [+]...

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The Bryant Collection, by Gregory Weir
1 vote
"The "Tower of..." [+]...

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Adventurer's Consumer Guide, by Řyvind Thorsby
1 vote
"Highly logical..." [+]...

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Got Toast?, by Jim Fisher
1 vote
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