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Examples of good puzzles to show to people new to Mystery Hunt

edited 2015-02-09 20:49:08 in Puzzlers Chat

Every so often I find myself wanting to get someone into puzzlehunting who I think might be really interested but doesn't have experience with it.


I'd prefer to find puzzles that are elegantly constructed in ways that make decent sense and perhaps have a reasonable amount of clueing to lead people to the answer.


Any suggestions?


 


Off the top of my head, I can think of this one:


http://web.mit.edu/puzzle/www/2009/puzzles/and_now_a_word_from_our_intergalactic_corporate_overlords/PUZZLE/


 


Contrast that with a puzzle that was decidedly suck, such as this one: http://web.mit.edu/puzzle/www/2000/set2/1/Puzzle.html (to see the solution, click "back to puzzle list" then click "solution 1").

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  • When I was explaining puzzle hunts to a couple of friends, I picked two puzzles from last year's MUMs hunt. The doge one and That Syncing Feeling.

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