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Puzzles Should Have a Rewarding Ending

Puzzles should have a rewarding ending, perhaps a final eureka moment, or at least a bit of wit.

If the last part of an experience is rewarding, then many people will remember the entire experience as being rewarding.

Puzzles that have a moment of eureka in the middle, and then a slog of uninteresting steps to finish up aren’t great.

  1. Elyot Grant. 30 Puzzle Design Lessons, Extended Director’s Cut” (external link). 1 September 2021. Accessed 29 May 2023.