Thursday, January 5, 2017

FCCL1NK Cheers!

I hope the New Year finds you happy and hearty! This is the last of my holiday themed puzzles, a nice easy one to get you started on the best foot for a new year of puzzle solving!


Here's a closer look at that image in case you need it. 





Hints tomorrow, and the answer on Saturday! Good luck!

Thursday, December 29, 2016

FC5N0W5 Boxing-Doku ANSWERS

There's wrapping paper everywhere! Is the answer to this week's puzzle on one of the scraps? Check it out after the break!

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

FC5N0W5: Boxing-Doku HINTS

Did you unwrap this week's puzzle? Here are some hints in case you are still struggling with the tape!

Each hint is progressively stronger. Hint 1 is a genre nudge to get you started. Hint 5 is nuclear and basically spoils the puzzle, so be careful! You can decode hints here.

HINT 1: Fbyir nf vs vg jrer n genqvgvbany ahzrevpny fhqbxh.

HINT 2: Lbh ner fbyivat sbe 42 NO.PQR, 071 0J.KLM.

HINT 3: Punatr gur yrggref gb ahzoref, vg'f cebonoyl rnfvre gung jnl.

HINT 4: Yrsg gb evtug, gbc gb obggbz. O=1, B=2, K=3, V=4... rgp.

HINT 5: Bapr lbh'ir fbyirq gur fhqbxh gur ahzoref gung ynaq ba gur obkrf znexrq jvgu pbybeshy N,O, P rgp pna or neenatrq vagb pbbeqf.

Answers tomorrow! (PS: I had the checksum wrong yesterday, it has been corrected.)

Monday, December 26, 2016

FC5N0W5: Boxing-Doku

Christmas has come and gone, but there will always be geo-puzzles to solve. Here's one for this week. I hope you all had an amazing holiday season!


Here's a closer look at that  Sudoku if you need it. 







Hints tomorrow, and the answer on Wednesday! Good luck!

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

FCH0LL4: Wreath Wriot HINTS

Feeling like this week's puzzle was a lump of coal? Check the stocking again!

Each hint is progressively stronger. Hint 1 is a genre nudge to get you started. Hint 5 is nuclear and basically spoils the puzzle, so be careful! You can decode hints here.

HINT 1: Bar jerngu ercerfragf Abegu, bar Jrfg.

HINT 2: Pbaarpg gur "qbgf?"

HINT 3: Uvtuyvtugf ba gur beanzragf jvyy tvir lbh naq beqre.

HINT 4: Gur envaobj vf n thvqr gb beqrevat gur qvtvgf.

HINT 5: Pbaarpg gur qbgf sbyybjvat gur ahzore bs uvtuyvtugf va rnpu beanzrag gb trg qvtvgf. EBLTOVI beqre bs beanzrag pbybe jvyy tvir lbh qvtvg beqre.

Answers tomorrow! Good luck!





Monday, December 12, 2016

FCH0LL4: Wreath Wriot

Continuing my series of special holiday puzzles, I present this week's Mystery Monday!










Hints tomorrow, and the answer on Wednesday! Good luck!