puzzles

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all puzzles ▽

The ones marked with * are the ones that I liked. Metas are unlikely to be solvable without the rest of the puzzles.

For now, I haven't uploaded them to this website, but one day I'll do it.

Puzzle

Solution

Notes

Now Get Ready For...* Solution 2018, with Anderson Wang.
Chromesthesia* Solution 2016, with Victor Hu. Click Me[.tar] if link fails.
NotLikeThis* Solution 2016
Rearrangingly Become Solution 2016
Playbill Solution 2016, a meta, with Chris Jones and Esther Wang
Thank Our Donors Solution 2016, a runaround
The Rarest Cards* Solution 2015
Seaports Solution 2015, (also known as Airbourne)
Dicey Views Solution 2015, (also known as Gambler's Fallacy)
Modern Travel Solution 2015, (alslo known as Not In Pittsburgh)
The Tower* Solution 2015, a meta, with PuzzlehuntCMU
We've been here before... Solution 2015, not used in hunt
Museum of Wikipedia* Solution 2015
Links Solution 2015
Pop Quiz Solution 2015
Activating the Engine Solution 2015, meta. There are too many pieces to upload.
Streaming Solution 2014, not used in hunt
Microscopic Monsters* Solution 2014, mechanic based on an older puzzle
DDG Solution 2014, mechanic based on an older puzzle
Seems Secure* Solution 2014, a meta inspired by The Master Theorem
Cake or Death! Solution 2013
X marks the...! Solution 2013, a meta
A Melange of Langues Solution 2013, not used in hunt
Figuratively Worse Solution 2013, not used in hunt

teams ▽

MIT Mystery hunt: Palindrome (remote, 2011-2013). Galactic Trendsetters (2014-2017). teammate (2018)
CPC: teamname/team name/TN: keikaku means plan (2013-2016, CMU). OWARANAI MAGIC HOUR (2018, UMD)
Online hunts: tweleve pack (2011-2012), [redacted] (more common 2012-2014), various meme names I don't remember but might involve square brackets or keikaku or endless lake (2015+)
Other college recruiting events (Google Games, Palantir, APT, Facebook): I won a bunch of cool swag from them, maybe even placed first. Who knows anymore?
Microsoft (internal): 2014 Puzzleday (Finished in something like 2:37 hours), tilted on Microsoft Puzzle Hunt, There's a >50% chance that the 2014 Intern Game was still the best 30 hours of my life.
Berkeley: I participated in 2015 and 2016, but I no longer remember our team name and there's no public list anyway.