Puzzle Solving Resources

This is a list of resources specific to solving hunt puzzles and hunts. Puzzle Resources gives a list of general resources, while Puzzle Writing Resources gives resources tailored for writing puzzles; some of these resources may be helpful when solving puzzles as well.

Tool Collections[edit | edit source]

  • Puzzlehunt.Net - Tools - A collection of useful tools for Word- or Cipher-based puzzles.
  • QHex - Various puzzle tools, for both word and logic puzzles.
  • Snap / util.in - Collection of tools including a word search solver, anagram solver, and regex finder
  • Wikibruce Puzzle Tools - A lot of tools, including measurement conversions, steganography, ciphers, and linguistic resources.
  • Red Luth Riddle Tools - Collection of tools, mostly for codes and ciphers

Google Sheets utilities[edit | edit source]

Transcription[edit | edit source]

Reverse Image Search[edit | edit source]

Word Finders and Pattern Matchers[edit | edit source]

Anagram Solvers[edit | edit source]

Puzzle hunt codes and codesheets[edit | edit source]

Apps[edit | edit source]

Ciphers[edit | edit source]

Logic Puzzle Solvers[edit | edit source]

For Nikoli-like grid logic puzzles, also see Comparison of logic puzzle solvers for a list of genres that these websites support.

  • Noq - Grid-based logic puzzle solver.
  • Sudokuwiki - Step-by-step sudoku solver, also supports diagonal and killer sudoku
  • f-puzzles - Sudoku solver supporting many different variants
  • pzprRT - Logic puzzle solver supporting Yajilin, Heyawake, Masyu, Slitherlink, Tapa, and other genres
  • Nikoli Puzzle Solver - Logic puzzle solver based on Penpa+.
  • PolyForm Puzzle Solver - Polyomino (and other shapes) dissection solver
  • LogicalSolver - Helper for solving logic grid or Einstein riddles-like puzzles
  • grilops - Library for useful constraint solving tools specifically for logic puzzles (intended for coding to solve new or variant puzzle types)