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Possible Challenges in the Thieves Guild Escape Room 1

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

Sometime a locked door cannot be picked because the lock is actually controlled by something else. To open the door you need to solve a riddle on a button:

"When is a door not a door?"

The answer is when it is ajar. In the room is a large jar filled with something. Place it on the button and the door opens.

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Don't always assume that the way in is obvious. Sometimes the way is less obvious then you think.

A door appears to be locked. But it is not actually the way into the room. The door and its lock are fake and actually trigger a trap in front of it.

Look in the large wardrobe. There is a hidden bolt which when pulled causes the back to slide open revealing the way in.

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Some doors are opened remotely. When you cannot open a door or pick its lock this might be the case. To open this door you need to find the mechanism controls it.

Look at the armored helmets on the shelf nearby. Figure out which one of them looks different from the others, remove it and press the button behind it to open the door. Put the helmet back so no one notices afterwards.

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There is a large painting in the other room which shows the current room rearranged. Arrange objects in the room so they match the painting. Then close the door which should lock you in.

Still nothing? There was a person sitting the chair in the painting. Take a seat. A section of the wall should slide open revealing the passage to the next room. Enter it and look for a hidden door on the other side.

Pry the door open and end up in the closet of a third bedroom. Take the key on the table and unlock the door that you could not open from the other side.

Use that key to open the next locked door or container.

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There is a clock in the room. Some clue you should find indicates that you need to arrange the clock hands to a specific time. Do this and the next clue on a slip of paper pops out:

It's a 6 digit number. "634597"

Use this as the code to open the combination lock on the next door or container.



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Voted Skull
January 15, 2019, 5:37
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Perhaps I'm missing something but the title of this submission is void of any explanation. It leaves me with one eyebrow higher than the other. These are puzzle rooms for a dungeon, yes? I'm also confused as to why there are two parts to this. I feel this submission is not very long and the "part 1" and "part 2" could easily be added together.

I also feel like some of these (I'm speaking of "part 2" as well) would be a bit better if they were fleshed out some more. Maybe drop a few of these off the list, keeping the more interesting ones, and adding more details to them to make the puzzle rooms a little more memorable. Or maybe make this submission "30 puzzle rooms" or something like that.

I think what you have could be something special because I love adding puzzles to my dungeons and it's not easy to find puzzles that challenge players. I, for one, am a person who really believes in being vague at times when it comes to dungeon building and NPC creation because it allows anyone reading the submission to fit it into the game of their choosing. That being said, I don't think we can take that much liberty when it comes to puzzles because you're left with the reader (in most cases the GM) then asking themselves "How?"



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