Games with "recipe puzzles" - an IFDB Poll

by Denk
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Any game where "recipe puzzles" are a big part of the game, whether it is alchemy, potion brewing, cooking etc. I came to think of this as I am currently playing "According to Cain" and realized the puzzles reminded me a lot of the puzzles in "Gnome Ranger".

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Gnome Ranger, by Pete Austin
2 votes
"In Part 2 Ingrid is brewing a lot of potions etc." [+]"In Part 2 Ingrid is brewing a lot of potions etc." () --Denk... (No comment) [+](No comment) --Mikalye...

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Savoir-Faire, by Emily Short
2 votes
"A cooking contraption which needs a recipe-cylinder and ingredients. One of the things you can make is andouillette." [+]"A cooking contraption which needs a recipe-cylinder and ingredients. One of the things you can make is andouillette." ( - Full review) --Rovarsson... "Lots of fun..." [+]"Lots of fun recipes to cook in this one" ( - Full review) --Lance Cirone...

Denk says: Interesting. I remember fighting with the French words but hope to give it another try at some point.

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Hadean Lands, by Andrew Plotkin
2 votes
"You really feel like you are learning alchemy" [+]"You really feel like you are learning alchemy" --Mikalye... (No comment) [+](No comment) --Denk...

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Nevermore, by Nate Cull
1 vote
"This one has a..." [+]"This one has a lot of collectin' in it! You also need to refine the recipe. It does have some horror (most horror) in it, though, so if you're not into that, don't even consider this." --Cygnus...

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Charming, by Kaylah Facey
1 vote
"Contains a puzzle..." [+]"Contains a puzzle of this type." () --Greg Frost...

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The Dreamhold, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"One alchemy..." [+]"One alchemy puzzle." () --Greg Frost...

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According to Cain, by Jim Nelson
1 vote
"Though highly original, the puzzles remind me of part 2 of Gnome Ranger" [+]"Though highly original, the puzzles remind me of part 2 of Gnome Ranger: Alchemy by applying combinations of substances on surfaces" ( - Full review) --Denk...

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El Archipiťlago, by Depresiv
1 vote
"Spanish Language...." [+]"Spanish Language. Nearly all magic is recipes for your cauldron or garden." ( - Full review) --IFforL2...

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The Faeries Of Haelstowne, by Christopher Merriner
1 vote
"Just one recipe puzzle but itís great!" [+]"Just one recipe puzzle but itís great!" ( - Full review) --Mike Russo...

Denk says: Thanks! I never finished this one in 2021 when it was published, despite that I liked it a lot, so now I have one more reason to finish it.

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Worldsmith, by Ade McT
1 vote
"Mix ingredients to create succesful planets and civilizations!" [+]"Mix ingredients to create succesful planets and civilizations!: The first puzzle is about creating worlds with ingredients. If you choose story mode you can always be succesful with the right strategy. After this very original start it becomes more like a standard parser game - a good one." () --Denk...

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Oppositely Opal, by Buster Hudson
1 vote
"Recipes in a single room" [+]"Recipes in a single room" --BitterlyIndifferent...

Denk says: Thanks, I had completely forgot about this one.

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