# Domino Maze (MIT Mystery Hunt 2020)

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Domino Maze
MIT Mystery Hunt 2020
Big Top Carnival
Author(s)Wei-Hwa Huang

Domino Maze is a Click to revealcollaborated Physical Puzzle from the Big Top Carnival round of the 2020 MIT Mystery Hunt. It [INSERT BRIEF DESCRIPTION]

## Guide before solving

• Dominoes: Start is always green one, and arrow points where to fall. Diagonally positioned dominoes can make turn and split path in 2 directions.
• All dominoes must be knocked over.
• Change: While diagonal dominoes not need to hit any others, hitting ones must be in an adjacent non-diagonal slot.
• Rotated ones are counted as repositioned too.
• Targets: Flip requires to be hit by dominoes or pivot. Also can continue the chain reaction.
• Must be flipped in order. Usually it means ascending order (I, II, then III).
• Can't be hit by diagonal Dominoes.
• Blocker: Prevents other tokens from being placed in diagonal slots. May stops pivot.
• Pivots: Spins to add u-turn way in the opposite position. Must be hit by closest slot parallel to a Pivot Wing.
• Always start at its highest point, with its wings over diagonal slots.
• Should not be used to hit another Pivot.
• Change: Doesn't need to hit others.
• Wall: Prevents Domino from being placed in a since vertical or horizontal slot. Can also be used to prevent diagonal dominoes accidentally hitting others in an adjacent row.
• Top Grid, 4 grid legs, and Staircase: Each are separated when counting repositioned.
• Each staircase holds 3 dominoes and continues chain up or down to the other grid.
• Legs must attached to the four corners of the Top Grid.
• Any tokens on Top layer will be repositioned if moving Top grid itself.

### Setup and Tips

• Most of "position given" dominoes in new challenges are not giving direction. Click to revealThis included in Top levels while original instruction not mentioning.
• Must place all Dominoes and Tokens shown under "Add to Grid" too.
• Each card only gives one solution in ascending order.

## Puzzle Elements

• Physical Puzzle - The puzzle asks solvers to visit HQ with a code to obtain a Click to revealDomino Maze and new challenge cards.
• Synonyms - Received puzzle's instruction mentioned that 7-letter phrase is synonym of the 14-letter answer.

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