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The challenges of laying worlds upon worlds in puzzle game COCOON

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Developers Jeppe Carlsen, Jakob Schmid, and Erwin Kho speak about the various difficulties that came from creating a puzzle game where multiple independent worlds were used to solve and navigate complex puzzles.

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Isles of Sea and Sky uses limitations and theme to inspire creativity in puzzle crafting

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Isles of Sea and Sky developer Jason Newman talks about how working within certain limitations helped spark some creative ideas in puzzle crafting.

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American Arcadia is a multidimensional puzzle platformer with a cool '70s vibe

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The makers of this 2D-3D puzzle platformer created a retro visual style with a little help from their own personal memory banks.

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Mental staircases and paradoxical suitcases: Crafting the world-hopping puzzles of Cocoon

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"I think I've got to a point where I evaluate puzzles on more parameters than just 'is this challenging?'" '"

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Designing the mind-bending puzzles in Patrick's Parabox

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Patrick’s Parabox is both an evolution of the block-pushing puzzle game, and something new and unique to itself.

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Shutter solves puzzles by shifting the world's perspective

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Shutter has players solving puzzles using a camera that can alter the shape and size of objects through messing with their perspective.

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inTIErrupted cooperatively untangles a tie filled with puzzles

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inTIErrupted is a cooperative escape game about untangling an incredibly long, puzzle-filled tie without getting caught in such a compromising position.

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