The Awesomer is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.
As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases. Learn more.

Awesome Puzzles

The 2-Million Dollar Puzzle

Buy

Do you like solving puzzles and winning money? Just buy this 500-piece jigsaw puzzle from MSCHF and complete it for a chance to win big. The finished puzzle produces a QR code you scan to see how much you won. Every puzzle wins a prize ranging from $1 to $1,000,000 – with two lucky winners scoring the grand prize.

Learning to Make Rubik’s Cube Pixel Art

Learning to Make Rubik’s Cube Pixel Art

Mike Boyd has made a career out of learning how to do things that he didn’t know before shooting his videos. With the help of DailyPuzzles, he got his hands on 3000 Rubik’s Cubes and tried his hand at creating a massive piece of pixel art by rearranging one face on each cube into a specific pattern.

Advertisement

Cain’s Jawbone

Cain’s Jawbone
Buy

Initially released in 1934 by author Edward Powys Mathers, the book Cain’s Jawbone is a fiendishly difficult mystery for puzzle fanatics. Your task: read the book’s 100 pages, cut them out and put them into the correct sequence to reveal six murders and identify their killers.

SCHiM: Gameplay Trailer

SCHiM: Gameplay Trailer

This unique indie game from Extra Nice challenges players to move through an isometric 3D environment by moving and jumping only in the shadows. It combines elements of platformers and puzzle games with a unique line-art aesthetic. Coming to PC, Mac, Linux, Playstation, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox.

The Master Theorem: Elite

The Master Theorem: Elite
Buy

Solved all of the puzzles in The Master Theorem? This Elite puzzle book is even more challenging – offering 40 incredibly difficult Theorems to solve and five training puzzles to help you warm up your big brain. The escape room-style puzzles will test even the best code breakers and critical thinkers.

Puzzle in a Micro Puzzle

Puzzle in a Micro Puzzle
Buy

Do you enjoy a challenge? This 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle is sure to test your brain cells (and patience). Featuring a vibrant and detailed image of puzzle pieces, you’ll struggle to figure out where the picture ends, and the actual puzzle pieces begin. To make things even harder, each of its pieces is incredibly tiny.

The Entropy Centre (Gameplay)

The Entropy Centre (Gameplay)

This first-person puzzler owes more than a little to the Portal franchise. Though instead of opening up portals to solve puzzles, the objective is to put objects and the environment back the way it was by reversing time. And instead of Wheatley, you get a sassy talking gun. Coming to Steam, PS4, PS5, and Xbox later in 2022.

Zirel Precision Puzzles

Zirel Precision Puzzles

These precision-machined stainless steel puzzles from Japan have pieces that connect so tightly that their connections are nearly imperceptible. Despite having just 16 pieces each, they’re quite challenging since you can’t tell their fronts from their backs.

Super Slide Brain Puzzle

Super Slide Brain Puzzle
Buy

GiiKER’s interactive puzzle game combines the digital and tactile worlds by displaying a puzzle arrangement on its LED screen, then asking you to solve it by sliding the pieces into the proper positions. It comes loaded with more than 500 challenges. Great for kids and adults and an excellent alternative to playing on phones.

Wordle in the 1980s

Wordle in the 1980s

Like many of you, we’ve played Wordle almost every day since it broke out. Squirrel Monkey imagines what the hit word game might have been like if it came out in the 1980s and ran on an MS-DOS-based PC. You’ll also need a dot-matrix printer if you want to share your score.

Ohm’s Quest Escape Room Puzzle

Ohm’s Quest Escape Room Puzzle

Love to solve escape room puzzles? Ohm’s Quest is basically an escape room in a cube. It packs buttons, lights, wire jacks, an accelerometer, an RFID sensor, and a speaker to guide players through an interactive puzzle-solving experience. It comes with three games, and new games will be available via a subscription.

Lizard Infinity Puzzle

Lizard Infinity Puzzle

Nervous Systems’ unique plywood jigsaw puzzle is made of 216 colorful lizards which fit together to form a nearly infinite number of shapes. Despite the flexibility, each lizard only fits in one spot. Combine multiple Infinity puzzles to make even larger designs.

Sporty Stallion Wood Car Model

Sporty Stallion Wood Car Model
Buy

Unidragon’s flat-pack wood model lets you build a miniature muscle car. Clearly inspired by the Ford Mustang, the model has fastback styling, a mini V8 engine, a detailed interior, and its doors, hood, and trunk open. The 230-piece kit comes in red, yellow, or black, and it’s 50% off the original price at the moment.

Advertisement

Woodcut: Three Puzzles

Woodcut: Three Puzzles
Buy

This three-in-one puzzle box features detailed woodcut prints by artist Bryan Nash Gill. He created large-scale relief prints from cross-sections of trees by pressing the rings until they transferred from tree to paper. Each 300-piece puzzle has different colors on the bottom to simplify sorting.

LEGO Mystery Minifigure Mini Puzzles

LEGO Mystery Minifigure Mini Puzzles
Buy

Everything is awesome with these LEGO Mystery Minifigure puzzles from Chronicle Books. Each 126-piece puzzle features one of six mystery Minifigures, adding to the fun. Collect them all!

Stainless Steel Jigsaw Puzzle

Stainless Steel Jigsaw Puzzle
Buy

This unique jigsaw puzzle from In a Flash Laser is made from a 5″ x 5″ sheet of 304 stainless steel, laser-cut into 20 pieces. With no images on the pieces, it’s trickier to solve than it might look. You can also have it custom-etched with an image of your choice for an added charge.

Intrism Pro Marble Labyrinth

Intrism Pro Marble Labyrinth
Buy

This intricate wooden sculpture offers a wonderful way to pass the time, first by assembling its 180+ laser-cut pieces to form its structure, then by guiding a marble through its 3D maze. In all, there are over 150 obstacles to navigate inside of its acrylic cube. Includes everything you need – no tools or glue required.

Ultimate Dot to Dot Puzzles

Ultimate Dot to Dot Puzzles
Buy

These connect-the-dot puzzle books are much more challenging than most, with each design made from an average of 1,000 dots. The first book’s 30 images include the Statue of Liberty, an Egyptian Pharoah, and a Day of the Dead sugar skull. There’s also an Ultimate Dot-to-Dot Animals edition.

Ghostbusters: ECTO-1 3D Puzzle

Ghostbusters: ECTO-1 3D Puzzle
Buy

Wrebbit’s 280-piece puzzle lets you assemble a 3D model of the Ghostbusters’ ECTO-1 station wagon. The car is covered with lots of movie-accurate photographic details, from the license plates to the roof rack filled with gadgets for detecting and dealing with the paranormal. The finished model measures 14.5″ x 4.75″ x 5.5″.

In Nightmare (Gameplay Trailer)

In Nightmare (Gameplay Trailer)

Maximum Games’ atmospheric puzzle adventure game follows the story of a young boy who shuts out the rest of the world and finds himself trapped in a nightmarish world filled with challenging puzzles, tricky obstacles, and horrifying bosses to overcome – coming to PS4 and PS5 on 5.29.2022.

Advertisement

LEGO Puzzle Boxes

LEGO Puzzle Boxes
Buy

Denver-based cheat3puzzles makes wonderfully-unique puzzle boxes from LEGO bricks. Among their fun and tricky collection are a miniature Macintosh computer, a vending machine, and various abstract and artful box designs. They come in easy, medium, and hard difficulty levels.

The One Million Dollar Puzzle

Buy

Art collective MSCHF created this combination jigsaw puzzle and sweepstakes which will give one lucky winner a million-dollar prize. Just complete the 500-piece puzzle and scan the QR code with your phone to find out which prize you won: 25 cents, $100, $1000, $10,000, or $1,000,000.

The Language Lover’s Puzzle Book

The Language Lover’s Puzzle Book
Buy

Puzzle master Alex Bellos’ book is filled with 100 perplexing lexical puzzles that are guaranteed to give your brain a workout. Challenges include pattern identification, decoding hieroglyphics, and ciphers not just in English, but in other languages both real and imaginary.

Octagonal Fractal Puzzle

Octagonal Fractal Puzzle
Buy

Despite having only 50 to 400 pieces, Torched Products‘ diabolical laser-cut puzzles offers plenty of challenge. That’s because each of its wood pieces has similarly-shaped edges but only fit together in one configuration. The backside of each piece is stained darker, but that’s the only help you’re getting.

Turning a Rubik’s Cube into a Rubik’s Ball

Turning a Rubik’s Cube into a Rubik’s Ball

After seeing a bowling ball with a square center, Ben’s Worx was inspired to make his own colorful sphere. So he submerged a Rubik’s Cube in a vat of resin, removed the bubbles in a vacuum chamber, then turned it on a lathe. The refraction of the clear resin makes it look like the cube’s corners were rounded inside of the sphere.

Jigsaw Puzzle Coffee Table

Jigsaw Puzzle Coffee Table

Unnecessary Inventions’ playful coffee table offers a clever commentary on “some assembly required” furniture. When you want to use it as a table, you need to place all 91 of its pieces in the proper places. Its top is made from baltic birch, which sits atop an MDF grid and steel hairpin legs. Measures 40″ w x 20″ d x 16″ h.

ADVERTISEMENT

Home | About | Suggest | Contact | Team | Links | Privacy | Disclosure
Advertise | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Sites We Like

Awesome Stuff: The Awesomer | Gadgets, Games & Geeks: Technabob | Cool Cars: 95Octane
Site Design & Content © 2008-2022 Awesomer Media / The Awesomer™
Visit our Friends at: Not Always Right