So in transferring my hastily scribbled notes to my DM notebook I come across a note that says "square room, levers manipulate platfrom pillars obstruct"
well damn.. I half remember the puzzle It was something I read online ( though possibly a video ) were the players had to use a platform to get across a room filled fire that had 4 pillers in it. The platform ( though possibly the pillars ) could be controlled by some levers in the room before stepping onto the platform. ( so the players had to co-operate to cross the room )
Not a lot to go by I know but hopefully somebody else will have seen it as It been haunting me for hours now with my brain alternating between trying to remember the mechanics and where I saw the puzzle.
I could just do another puzzle but even If I do my brain will keep trying to remember this one.
Last Edit: Aug 11, 2017 12:40:03 GMT by guppy: spelling
Post by adamantinedragon on Aug 12, 2017 5:06:12 GMT
Can't help much with the specific item you are referring to, but I've done a number of similar puzzles over the years. One thing I have learned is that it is typically much harder for players to solve a puzzle than you expect. What seems simple and straightforward as you are putting the puzzle together can be brutally difficult for players to solve. Especially when you have some sort of time limit, where the pressure gets higher and higher.
Your notes sound to me like the platform had to navigate around obstructing pillars. If I did a similar puzzle, I'd probably have each pillar providing some threat to the player on the platform, like heat, acid, etc. It is usually necessary to have some time limit, otherwise the puzzle can become just a time sink for the game.
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