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As I understand it, the characters are going to solve the puzzle anyway. because your story depends on them solving the puzzle. So I say, why bother if they will solve it? They do it. Eventually. In my opinion, the real challenge the characters face should be what it costs them to solve those puzzles. Time? Money? Health? Favors? Some other resource? The ...


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Overview I've wrestled with this same problem a great deal over the years. I've tried many different strategies for solving it but most of my attempts have left much to be desired. Focusing solely on the dice rolling helps keep the game moving and prevents the puzzle from becoming boring and tedious, but at the same time you lose most of the novelty of ...


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Figure out how the obstacle works Is there a spell that detects whether there is light or heat? Or maybe there are metal wires that expand to touch each other when they are hot and hence an electric circuit is formed? Once you know how an obstacle works, there will be multiple ways to circumvent it and the ways can be detected by suitable methods. Also, ...



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