Puzzle Writing Resources

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This is a list of resources specific to writing hunt puzzles and hunts. Puzzle Resources gives a list of general resources, while Puzzle Solving Resources gives resources tailored for solving puzzles; many of these resources are helpful when constructing puzzles as well. (for instance, if you want to find words that fit a certain pattern when filling out a grid)

Guides[edit | edit source]

Puzzle Writing[edit | edit source]

Puzzle Hunt Event Hosting[edit | edit source]

Hunt Organization[edit | edit source]

For smaller hunts, a spreadsheet may be sufficient for tracking progress.

  • Puzzlord, an updated version of Puzzletron written in Django
  • Puzzletron, hunt organization software used by MIT Mystery Hunt writing teams from 2011

Puzzle Construction Tools[edit | edit source]

  • Qxw, for gridding

Hunt Website Frameworks[edit | edit source]