A game situation or obstacle to be overcome. Puzzles may be some problem that is logically related to the story, or may be totally unrelated to it (for example, a slider puzzle). Back to the Index of Terms
a problem, generally located within a single Room, which requires the players to perform a particular sequence of actions before they can receive some kind of reward (generally either useful information or access to another Room or Object)
Any mental exercise whose mechanics and solution are designed to not be immediately obvious. Some types of puzzles include brain-teasers, riddles, cryptograms, rebuses, crossword puzzles, word finds, and acrostics. However, most puzzles in a puzzle adventure combine components of existing classes of puzzles with new and original rules.
Puzzle is a fictional character in The Last Battle, the seventh and final book of C. S. Lewis' The Chronicles of Narnia. A donkey, Puzzle is introduced as the friend of Shift the ape, who abuses Puzzle's trust for his own gain.