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MarcelGarcia
May 30, 2019
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The Blind Well    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

“One looks down on the Abyss, the others delve deep where no Light is. Matching the forms and symbols of yore, the truth shall rise and lead you out of the doors”

- Cyclopean Inscriptions on the Well

WAR10CK
January 13, 2019
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Possible Challenges in the Thieves Guild Escape Room 2    Dungeons  (Mountains)   (Puzzles)

The second part of this ongoing list.

WAR10CK
January 13, 2019
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Possible Challenges in the Thieves Guild Escape Room 1    Dungeons  (Other)   (Puzzles)

This is Part One of an ongoing list of possible puzzles for an escape room dungeon.

WAR10CK
November 17, 2018
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Secure Aquatic Containment Chamber    Dungeons  (Underground)   (Puzzles)

A tall water filled room that guards an artifact or other important objective. A puzzle must be solved to reach it.

WAR10CK
September 11, 2018
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Votes: 2 / 4.000000
Pattern Based Maze    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A maze in which there are clues that reveal the way through provided that you know how to perceive, interpret, and use them.

WAR10CK
July 23, 2018
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Votes: 3 / 3.000000
The Unseen Maze    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

Step on the floor tiles in the correct order to proceed.

WAR10CK
February 1, 2018
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The 1337 Passphrase    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A very difficult puzzle which requires knowledge in simple leet speak to solve. It might take a while to figure out as you have to rearrange letters and numbers to form a sentence.

WAR10CK
February 1, 2018
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A Pretty Good Private Code    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A puzzle that requires knowledge of the PGP Word List to complete. It is impossible without knowing this information. VERY COMPLEX! NOT FOR BEGINNERS!

WAR10CK
January 27, 2018
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Technomancer's Four Tests    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

This is a system of classification that admittedly I shamelessly copied from TES (The Elder Scrolls). It sorts traps and puzzles into four categories known in TES as The Four Tests. Examples of each that I made myself are included.

WAR10CK
January 23, 2018
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The Network Intrusion    Dungeons  (Other)   (Puzzles)

A graph theory based puzzle for a Shadowrun Setting.

WAR10CK
January 15, 2018
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The Prisoner Box Challenge    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

This consists of a trap and encounter as the puzzle. There will be ten PCs for this example but this will work with any even number of PCs.

MarcelGarcia
July 12, 2017
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Votes: 8 / 3.625000
The Well Lock    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)
A well to be filled,
from four statues spilled.
When leveled, tis shown,
the dark path unknown.
Mageek
March 27, 2016
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Votes: 8 / 4.562500
Sanctum of Water    Dungeons  (Water)   (Puzzles)

An underwater dungeon whose lore is heavily inspired by Lovecraft's The Temple, and whose design is inspired by Ocarina of Time's water temple. Contains interconnected water-level puzzles and is an example of a dungeon which requires a profile-view map.

Mageek
November 23, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 2 / 3.750000
Halving Yin-Yang    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A geometric cut puzzle that can be inserted into any dungeon/door/treasure chest.

Mageek
November 4, 2015
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Ideas: 0
Votes: 5 / 4.700000
The Guest Star Portends    Dungeons  (Desert)   (Puzzles)

A desert-themed astrological puzzle inspired by a 2000 year-old analog computer, an ancient supernova, and the Ziggurat of Ur.

Mageek
October 17, 2015
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Votes: 3 / 4.500000
Cryptic Language - Crypt    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

Worn runes on ancient ruins, scrawled annotations on old maps, scribbles in the margins of arcane tomes – cryptic text is a central part of the adventuring experience. Basic encryption schemes are an excellent way to embellish your campaign with a consistent textual theme while allowing for the inclusion of messages hidden in plain sight. This post describes a simple connected cipher, named Crypt, perfect for arcane languages and alien text.

Mageek
September 26, 2015
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Voodoo Reinforcement Learning    Dungeons  (Swamp)   (Puzzles)

Can you beat the swamp witch at her own game? Voodoo Reinforcement Learning is an interactive puzzle that will set your party on edge.

Mageek
September 20, 2015
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Comments: 6
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Votes: 5 / 4.500000
Guard Riddles    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A primer on guarded doors, honest and dishonest sentries, and tricky questions.

sirgarberto
July 31, 2015
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Votes: 5 / 4.100000
25 Horses    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A new twist for a classic puzzle. There are 25 statues of horses around a chessboard, and need to be arranged properly to proceed.

Moonlake
July 10, 2015
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Tangrams (or Seven Piece Puzzles)    Dungeons  (Any)   (Puzzles)

A shape assembly puzzle that can be inserted into any cask/door/wall in a dungeon

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       By: Michael Jotne Slayer

The babies of a small village has been disappearing lately, rumour has it that a demon living in the forest has taken them. The monster has the appearance of a shriveled old woman. A hag, disheveled, with maniacal appearance, wild-looking hair, and an oversized gaping mouth. Long pendelous breasts. The villagers say she eats the newborns and has sharp claws that are created for mangling. No one dears to challenge her, enter the PCs.

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