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Why There's More To The Witness Than Drawing Lines

by Joe Juba on Jan 26, 2016 at 01:15 PM

The puzzles in The Witness are based on the simple idea of tracing a path from one point to another. So what's so challenging about that? You might be surprised.

Join me and Jeff Cork as we play an early chunk of the game, solving the initial puzzles and exploring the ways The Witness layers on complexity to create brain-bending scenarios. A grid with a few symbols on it might not seem daunting at first, but in The Witness, it's a reminder of how much you still have to learn. If that sounds too philosophical, just watch the video anyway; there's a pretty great fart sound effect. 

For more on The Witness, check out our review.