How to Design a Puzzle Starting with the General Layout

How to Design a Puzzle Starting with the General Layout

In this video, I want to show you how to design a puzzle starting with the general layout of the puzzle and then focusing on the particular parts of the puzzle.


The general layout of the puzzle

The general layout of the puzzle

In this video, I want to show you how to design a puzzle starting with the general layout of the puzzle and then focusing on the particular parts of the puzzle.

In some of my other Puzzle Explorer videos, I design a puzzle by focusing on the particular parts of the puzzle and let them shape the general layout of the puzzle. In this video, I do the opposite. I start with the general layout and then focus on the particulars. 

The final layout of the puzzle with the same general layout as above

The final layout of the puzzle with the same general layout as above

This is a pretty popular puzzle design strategy that begins by focusing on the puzzle as a whole before moving on to the parts.