Games with great puzzles - an IFDB Poll

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Games that have great puzzle-design. The puzzles need to be logical and internally consistent.

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Suveh Nux, by David Fisher
5 votes
"Puzzles all..." [+]"Puzzles all belong to a consistent system. Very satisfying and fun." ( - Full review) --Emily Short... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --Emily Boegheim... (No comment) [+](No comment) --J'onn Roger... (No comment) [+](No comment) --Guinnea... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --Sobol...

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All Things Devours, by half sick of shadows
4 votes
"great craftsmanship" [+]"great craftsmanship: works out to be a nice puzzle indeed" --DAB... "Possibly the best..." [+]"Possibly the best time-travel puzzle game." --JDC... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --DJ... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --Sobol...

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Delightful Wallpaper, by Andrew Plotkin ('Edgar O. Weyrd')
3 votes
"The house puzzle will be one I remember for a while. Very fun." [+]"The house puzzle will be one I remember for a while. Very fun.: The house puzzle is internally logical and consistent and a lot of fun to map out and solve. The second puzzle is more trial-and-error but still puts a neat twist on the "mansion murder" genre." ( - Full review) --seryph... "Surreal, but..." [+]"Surreal, but awesome: the puzzles make sense without being too easy, and the game helps provide notetaking support." () --Emily Short... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --Sobol...

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Ad Verbum, by Nick Montfort
3 votes
"Unusual word-based puzzles." [+]"Unusual word-based puzzles." --Emily Short... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --DJ... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --Sobol...

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Savoir-Faire, by Emily Short
2 votes
"Has a system of..." [+]"Has a system of sympathetic magic that's particularly well thought out." --Gemma Bristow... (No comment) [+](No comment) ( - Full review) --Lance Cirone...

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Adventurer's Consumer Guide, by Řyvind Thorsby
2 votes
(No comment) [+](No comment) ( - Full review) --Bernie... (No comment) [+](No comment) () --Sobol...

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A Change in the Weather, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) () --Denk...

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Rematch, by Andrew D. Pontious
1 vote
"One main puzzle,..." [+]"One main puzzle, but surprisingly many steps..." --JDC...

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Spider and Web, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"One of the most..." [+]"One of the most clever puzzles!" ( - Full review) --Simon Deimel...

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Zork, by Tim Anderson, Marc Blank, Bruce Daniels, and Dave Lebling
1 vote
"The original Zork" [+]"The original Zork: This version of Zork was much larger than the final product, and had a lot more puzzles." --Ant-Fan...

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The Plant, by Michael J. Roberts
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) ( - Full review) --Walter Sandsquish...

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Alone, by Paul Michael Winters
1 vote
"Especially one puzzle" [+]"Especially one puzzle" ( - Full review) --Denk...

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Fingertips: Who's Knockin' On The Wall?, by Melvin Rangasamy
1 vote
"randomized" [+]"randomized: deductive reasoning puzzle" () --DAB...

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Scroll Thief, by Daniel M. Stelzer
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) () --Floating Info...

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One Eye Open, by Caelyn Sandel (as Colin Sandel) and Carolyn VanEseltine
1 vote
(No comment) [+](No comment) () --Wade Clarke...

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Zork III, by Dave Lebling, Marc Blank
1 vote
"the royal puzzle is the greatest" [+]"the royal puzzle is the greatest" () --Denk...

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Lists and Lists, by Andrew Plotkin
1 vote
"can be regarded..." [+]"can be regarded as a puzzler in my humble opinion" () --DAB...

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