Puzzle Game Chest

Lessons Learned

Design and Setup Come up with the storyline or concept first. Don’t think of the puzzles and then try to make a story for them to fit into. You can brainstorm on puzzle and lock ideas but then put that aside while you create the story. Camera in room if possible. I did not have […]

Puzzles, Puzzles, Puzzles

As I mentioned in my basic building blocks post, I brainstormed puzzle ideas early on in the process and just created a list of them. Some of these included: Stacks of pucks with codes written on edges Laser beam with mirrors Cipher with stick and wrapped cloth Computer keyboard with re-arranged keys Finish electrical circuit […]

Working Out the Storyline

I followed a variation of the Lock, Paper, Scissors Post-It notes method of developing the story for my project. I wrote the major pieces of the story on index cards. You can separate them by either: Starting Object Puzzle/Challenge Reward I used post-its to provide a little more detail of the puzzle or reward. Being […]