Saving Puzzle Games for Posterity

[Image courtesy of Medium.] One of the coolest things about the Internet is how it facilitates the gathering of information. Not only does it connect you to valuable sources around the world — experts, researchers, scholars, and collectors — but … Continue reading

PuzzleNation Product Review: Domino Maze

[Note: I received a free copy of this game in exchange for a fair, unbiased review. Due diligence, full disclosure, and all that.] What is it about dominoes that makes watching them fall such a satisfying experience? Is it the … Continue reading

A Shift in Puzzly Perspective

I’ve had 3-D puzzling on the brain for a few days now, after a conversation about video games with a well-informed friend of mine. What do I mean when I say 3-D puzzling? Well, I don’t just mean a puzzle … Continue reading

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Puzzly Delights!

Merry Christmas, fellow puzzlers and PuzzleNationers! (And if you don’t celebrate Christmas, then Happy December 25th, fellow puzzlers and PuzzleNationers!) I’m a sucker for a festive event, so I’ve got a puzzly double feature lined up for you today. First, … Continue reading

The Puzzly Magic of Marbles!

As regular readers well know by now, I’m a huge fan of Rube Goldberg devices. They are my favorite form of mechanical puzzling, because they not only require innovation and creativity, but it’s immediately obvious whether the device actually works … Continue reading

Behold: The Lemonade Machine!

A Rube Goldberg machine, for the uninitiated, is a device designed to accomplish a simple task in as many unnecessary, ludicrous steps as possible. The name comes, appropriately enough, from Rube Goldberg, a cartoonist and inventor most famous for his … Continue reading