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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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Curses!, by Graham Nelson
2 votes
"An angel and a..." [+]... (No comment) [+]...

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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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Cragne Manor, by Ryan Veeder, Jenni Polodna, Adam Whybray, Adri, Andrew Plotkin, Andy Holloway, Austin Auclair, Baldur Brückner, Ben Collins-Sussman, Bill Maya, Brian Rushton, Buster Hudson, Caleb Wilson, Carl Muckenhoupt, Chandler Groover, Chris Jones, Christopher Conley, Damon L. Wakes, Daniel Ravipinto, Daniel Stelzer, David Jose, David Petrocco, David Sturgis, Drew Mochak, Edward B, Emily Short, Erica Newman, Feneric, Finn Rosenlřv, Gary Butterfield, Gavin Inglis, Greg Frost, Hanon Ondricek, Harkness Munt, Harrison Gerard, Ian Holmes, Ivan Roth, Jack Welch, Jacqueline Ashwell, James Eagle, Jason Dyer, Jason Lautzenheiser, Jason Love, Jeremy Freese, Joey Jones, Joshua Porch, Justin de Vesine, Justin Melvin, Katherine Morayati, Kenneth Pedersen, Lane Puetz, Llew Mason, Lucian Smith, Marco Innocenti, Marius Müller, Mark Britton, Mark Sample, Marshal Tenner Winter, Matt Schneider, Matt Weiner, Matthew Korson, Michael Fessler, Michael Gentry, Michael Hilborn, Michael Lin, Mike Spivey, Molly Ying, Monique Padelis, Naomi Hinchen, Nate Edwards, Petter Sjölund, Q Pheevr, Rachel Spitler, Reed Lockwood, Reina Adair, Riff Conner, Roberto Colnaghi, Rowan Lipkovits, Sam Kabo Ashwell, Scott Hammack, Sean M. Shore, Shin, Wade Clarke, Zach Hodgens, Zack Johnson
1 vote
"The coffee cup" [+]...

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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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AˇLˇIˇEˇN - La aventura, by Ricardo Pérez López y Manuel Millán Ruiz y Francisco J. Roldán Domínguez y Manuel I. Monge García y Antonio Matiola Ortiz y Francisco Picazo Millán
1 vote
"three-tiered system (Castilian Spanish game)" [+]...

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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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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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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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