There are numerous types of puzzle games available nowadays, like mathematics puzzles, logic puzzles, pattern guessing, cryptic riddle, word puzzles, etc. These games can be played offline and online. We are herewith, mentioning top popular puzzles among people for which some are obsessed to play.
Sudoku is a common puzzle game, plays by all- understanding age groups. It is the most popular and loving game that came into existence in the 19th century. Initially, it came only onto the pages of newspapers and interestingly to the modern world, it still comes daily in the newspaper.
As we know, most games are available online today. Likewise, Sudoku can also be played online through certain App or sites on the internet.
It is also called a “number place game” which consists of hexagon cell box of 9*9 grid lines, vertically and horizontally. You have to fill numbers coming between 1 to 9. Numbers must not be repetitive and one must note that the bold square forming into the whole grid box, should also contain numbers from 1 to 9 unrepeatable.
The second one, I am talking about is Cicada, “cicada 3301”. It was first witnessed in the year 2012, which you can say, recently developed!
Let me tell you guys, it is a game which is not at all easy! Despite that, people love to play and make an attempt to this tough play game, to check over their intelligence Quotient.
It is a sort of enigmatic or you can say the cryptic type of puzzle game, which is played on the internet. One has to possess mindful skills because clues given in this game, are so unclear that you have to crack it. Clues are given regarding Anglo Saxon rules which leads you to the real existing locations. It flashes you an online encrypted message that you have to decode first! And for that, you need the assistance of software to crack it down. People employ the well-designed “Steganography” software for decoding purposes. Players will get certain instructions with an image of the cicada to get on to the next level or step of the game. This is how the game continues and goes on.
3. Can you crack it:
It is also an online game that you can play through a certain website or app on your Android phone.
This is one of the brainstorming puzzle games where you will find endless challenges to be in the game. It is mostly a strategic and analytical game because you have to organize the available information systematically and wisely.
This game gives you the challenge to find three correct numbers, from five riddles to unlock each key and thereby get the scores. Only three numbers are correct to open the key. Once you can unlock the code you can proceed over the game and yes, for your ease, you can surely get the help of Google also, in case, you are unable to crack the exact and correct code.
One should understand that it is an intriguing puzzle game that is hard from cicada as mentioned above.
4. Rubik’s cube:
It was invented by Erno Rubik, a Hungarian Architect. This game came into the picture in 1974. It’s quite an old game but no matter, yet popular!
It is a mathematical puzzle game, that will enhance your diverse thinking and logical reasoning. Moreover, you need to rely on your lateral thinking ability rather than just calculation.
First, get yourself familiarize with this game so that possibly you can solve it all. Solving the first face of Rubik’s cube is relatively easier but after that, players get stuck. This cube comprises colorful pieces of the centerpiece, edges 12 and corner 8. The game is finished once you assemble each side of the cube (sides of a different color) with the same color (each 9 piece side with the same color). And, that’s not everyone’s cup of tea!
You can play this game starting analyzing its edges and then a corner. Be clear that the side colors are matching the side center colors.
You should play strategically and use algorithms because it contains certain configurations too. But remember, you should not always memorize algorithms, just follow your instincts!
The last, among popular puzzle games, is The Pyraminx. It came out in the year 1971 which was invented by Uwe Meffert, from Germany.
It is the most demanding puzzle cube game after the launch and success of the Rubik cube. It will be interesting to know that it is the second best selling puzzle in the world.
The Pyraminx is a tetrahedron in a shape structure. It is also a brain therapy puzzle that comprises three layers, four triangular faces, and nine identical smaller triangles. It is always the small pieces that make the big picture and for this game particularly, I want to mention that once you get on this puzzle! you can’t get off. Though you have to be relentlessly persistent and master your intellectual skills and abilities. Once you experience this game, you will find it all together challenging, addicting, fun, and educational.
There are other unique and entertaining puzzle games available online which one can play according to their skills and interests. So, this is how you can utilize your leisure time playing such fun games and offer challenging exercise to your brain.