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Outstanding individual puzzles - an IFDB Poll

by Jeremy Freese
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I'm interested in examples of excellent individual puzzles in IF. In other words: not 'Spider and Web' so much as 'getting out of the chair' in 'Spider and Web'

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Spider and Web, by Andrew Plotkin
6 votes
"Getting out of the chair" [+]... "Chair puzzle" [+]... "Yes, getting out..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... "Escaping the..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Edifice, by Lucian P. Smith
6 votes
"The language puzzle" [+]... "The language puzzle" [+]... "The language puzzle." [+]... "the language puzzle is the best" [+]... (No comment) [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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All Things Devours, by half sick of shadows
5 votes
"The time travel puzzle." [+]... "The entire game..." [+]... (No comment) [+]... "The time-travel..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, by Douglas Adams and Steve Meretzky
5 votes
"The babelfish puzzle" [+]... "Babel Fish" [+]... "Babel fish" [+]... "Great fun!" [+]... "Navigating the..." [+]...

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Enchanter, by Marc Blank, Dave Lebling
3 votes
"The puzzle of redrawing links" [+]... "The "Magic Pencil" puzzle" [+]... "Unlocking the..." [+]...

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The Lurking Horror, by Dave Lebling
2 votes
"The chain puzzle" [+]... "The chain puzzle" [+]...

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Sorcerer, by Steve Meretzky
2 votes
"The time travel paradox in the coal mine. It is really mind-blowing." [+]... "The..." [+]...

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Curses!, by Graham Nelson
2 votes
"The slide projector puzzle" [+]... "Solution to the hedge maze" [+]...

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Adventurer's Consumer Guide, by Řyvind Thorsby
2 votes
"Several, especially the gambling puzzle and the puzzle involving an opening between rooms" [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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Leather Goddesses of Phobos, by Steve Meretzky
1 vote
"The Sultan's Riddle" [+]...

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A Mind Forever Voyaging, by Steve Meretzky
1 vote
"Stopping the..." [+]...

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Hard Puzzle, by Ade McT
1 vote
"The hard puzzle." [+]...

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Beyond Zork, by Brian Moriarty
1 vote
"The lighthouse monsters" [+]...

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Plundered Hearts, by Amy Briggs
1 vote
"The..." [+]...

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Lock & Key, by Adam Cadre
1 vote
"Working out the..." [+]...

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Delightful Wallpaper, by Andrew Plotkin ('Edgar O. Weyrd')
1 vote
"Opening the doors" [+]...

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The Frenetic Five vs. Mr. Redundancy Man, by Neil deMause
1 vote
"The final puzzle is one of my favorites" [+]...

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The Tiny House, by Dan Doyle III
1 vote
"Saving the Three..." [+]...

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The Black Lily, by Hannes Schueller
1 vote
"Unlocking the..." [+]...

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Being Andrew Plotkin, by J. Robinson Wheeler
1 vote
"The recursion puzzle" [+]...

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Zork III, by Dave Lebling, Marc Blank
1 vote
"the royal puzzle" [+]...

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Hard Puzzle 2 : The Cow, The Stool and Other Animals, by Ade McT
1 vote
"Excellent single puzzle" [+]...

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