Topic: Recommend some puzzle solving games?

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I'm having trouble finding games on the switch that I like. I prefer slower paced puzzle type solving games, but with a sense of adventure where you have to navigate your way to the next puzzle. The best game I've ever played was Machinarium and I'm looking for something that style. We played Trine 1 and 2 and they were pretty good, but the puzzles got very redundant quickly. Any other games I should consider?



Captain Toad sounds like a perfect fit, as it's a puzzle platformer (Toad can't jump so you have to solve environmental puzzles in order to progress).

Okami HD & Darksiders: Warmastered might be good picks as well, if you like traditional Zelda like games.

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@wafflesngravy Inside and Limbo are the games you're looking for. Slow paced, brilliant puzzles, interesting worlds, beautiful graphics and sound design.

They are best played in one or 2 sittings. Both take about 3 to 4 hours to complete but you'll want to go back for 100% completion.

I can't recommend them enough, Inside is one of the best games I've ever played.

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@wafflesngravy If you have a PC (doesn’t need to be a powerful one) I’d recommend Return of the Obra Dinn. It was one of the best puzzle games I’ve ever played.

It’s just a great overall experience that is essential for anyone who ever wanted to feel like a detective.



Inside looks pretty interesting actually. The trailer says blood and gore, how bad is it? I usually play with my 12 year old daughter. We're pretty laid back in the way we raise her, but is it too much for a kid?



@wafflesngravy Some other interesting suggestions for you might be the following games available for the Nintendo Switch:

Forma 8
I and Me
Yoku's Island Express
Death Squared
Toki Tori 2+
Tetra's Escape
The Bridge
Golf Peaks
Back to Bed
Super Chariot
Embers of Mirrim
Unraveled 2
Art of Balance

Most if not all have gameplay trailers in the Nintendo eShop, but at the very least there will be some screen shots, so you can check those out first.

Most games are a combination of platforming and puzzling, others are just puzzle games, but still quite entertaining, well, in my opinion at least...

Hope you find some nice ones among them.

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I want to recommend Baba Is You, but don't think it fits the adventuring part in your request, unfortunately

Still very good puzzle game though!


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I usually play puzzle game as they are very easy to play even you have a busy day. And I come across to this fb ads showing 5 anime girls. The game is called Murasaki7 and its a tile matching like other games I play. Will give it a try and hopefully it'll be available to download soon.

Their website shows a gallery of artwork of characters and some places which I think the levels you will see. It's kinda neat and the girls are quite gorgeous and sexy. What I'm trying to say is that it's new to me seeing a theme of advanced characters and anime-looking for a puzzle game. And an RPG too btw. This is their website:



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