Join us as we celebrate our 40th anniversary with this special issue. In it, we pay tribute to the very first issue of GAMES—September/October 1977—and all the great issues that have followed it over the years. If you remember that …Read more
by Joel Nanni
An interesting quotation by Simon Pegg has been fit into the diagram below, though you’ll have to rearrange the letters considerably to find it. Looking at each column of letters vertically, distribute the letters in it
Question: He was the Trivia Hall of Fame’s first member.
Answer: (Robert L.) Ripley…
Stars and Stripes
by Don Henderson
Flag down your friends and show them this beautiful puzzle—or enjoy it all by yourself! The answers to each numbered clue pair below go in the 12 spaces surrounding the correspondingly numbered red star
Welcome to the August issue of GAMES WORLD OF PUZZLES. While it goes without saying that every issue is a puzzle lovers’ delight, this issue in particular will appeal to wordplay aficionados. This month’s feature article, “Trips: Mr. Wizard’s Code,” …Read more
In “Impasse” (June, page 50), the diagram was mistakenly printed without arrows, making the puzzle impossible to solve. Here is the corrected diagram. Our apologies for the oversight.
You play as a second-year Japanese high school student who transfers to a new school in Tokyo after a brush with the law. On your first day, you stumble into a mysterious alternate reality filled with monstrous shadows,
Swimming with Sharks
by Mark Harris
Welcome aboard the Atlantis salvage team. One of your fellow divers brought this map up from the Lost Continent below. It shows the plan of the Temple of the Nereids, which contains vast riches.
2 Clever 4 Words
by Craig Wilson
Not all movie sequels take the easy route by tacking on a “II” at the end or a “Return of” at the beginning. Can you name the creatively titled sequels to the following