Puzzle Solving Resources

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

Other Lists[edit | edit source]

These are other similar "Lists of tools".

Cryptic Clues[edit | edit source]

These are guides for solving cryptic crossword clues.

Tool Collections[edit | edit source]

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)

Information Repositories[edit | edit source]

Team Coordination Tools[edit | edit source]

Note that unless otherwise stated, these tools typically require a team to create and manage their own instance of the service.