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3 In Three (Macintosh)

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Puzzle designer Cliff Johnson made this "meta puzzle" game where you play as the letter "3" who, during a power surge, has been zapped from a spreadsheet report into the bowels of the computer. The story involves "3" repairing the system, avoiding a virus detector, outwitting the taunting pi symbol, and ultimately getting back home.

There's over 80 puzzles which include:
  • Geometric lift puzzles, in which 3 must get from one side to the other by walking on lifts which move up and down in patterns depending on which is moved.
  • Mesh puzzles, in which a mesh (of 3x3 to 9x9 sizes) must be changed to match the pattern shown.
  • Missing vowels, where missing vowels must be added to common proverbs or homophones.
  • Trapdoor puzzles - where you must open or close doors which will in turn trigger others in order to get the whole set of doors in the same state.
  • Reordered word puzzles, where you rearrange a word by clicking three letters which will each time switch two letters and form another word.
  • Logic puzzles, rearrange a grid of items in a specific order to match a certain rule.


As puzzles are solved a letter is filled in the master word until all are in place then a logic puzzle is used to properly order them. Then the endgame is reached where hints found in previous puzzles are used to finish the meta-puzzle and complete the game.

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Scaryfun (11626) added 3 In Three (Macintosh) on Sep 08, 2007