How to Design Puzzles: Puzzle Ideas

The Practical Side of Puzzle Design Before you can learn how to come up with great puzzle ideas, you’ll need a technique for recording your ideas. in a tangible form. This will vary according to your personal preferences and strengths. You could build puzzles directly in your game engine (or a level designer built into … Read moreHow to Design Puzzles: Puzzle Ideas

Puzzle Game Mechanics

Whether you have a ground-breaking unique puzzle mechanic nobody has ever seen before or are reinventing some tried-and-true classics like a block-pushing game, how you choose and use your puzzle mechanics is what will make your game shine.  Mechanics A game’s mechanics are the ways the player and game interact. The Witness’s main mechanic is mazes; Hue’s … Read morePuzzle Game Mechanics