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Codex Enigmatum is an immersive and richly illustrated puzzle book, filled with a diverse mix of unique and interrelated brain teasers
Codex Enigmatum is an immersive and richly illustrated puzzle book, filled with a diverse mix of unique and interrelated brain teasers
1,582 backers pledged €38,798 to help bring this project to life.

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Codex Enigmatum - a unique and eccentric puzzle book

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The book

Codex Enigmatum is an immersive and richly illustrated puzzle book, filled with a diverse mix of unique and interrelated brain teasers, riddles and conundrums. It features many one-of-a-kind puzzles designed specifically for this book as well as unconventional twists on well-known puzzle types.

Each puzzle solution yields a key to unlock future puzzles. In order to unveil the secrets of the codex, you will need to quest your way through over 60 varied and eccentric enigmas requiring a combination of lateral thinking, logical deduction, spatial reasoning and pattern recognition.

Are you up to the challenge?

The often very unconventional puzzles (each consisting of a two-page spread) require a unique approach and no two are alike. Each enigma is illustrated and the illustrations (rather than supporting text) offer subtle clues as to how the challenge should be approached.

Hints are provided to ensure you won’t get permanently stuck mid-way through your quest.

The Campaign

This Kickstarter is the first offering of the book. Eventually the paperback will also be available on Amazon. We set the target amount low because the book is mostly done and only some final editing, formatting and play testing is needed to get it published. The funds will cover the remaining editing, publishing, printing, and shipping costs.

 Specifications

  • Book type: Paperback, perfect bound
  • Book dimensions: 6" x 9"
  • Pages: 140+
  • Puzzles: 60+

Stretch goals

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Shipping 

Rewards bound for the EU, US and Canada will ship from within the respective countries. No extra customs charges!


Risks and challenges

The puzzles have already been designed and a draft of the full book is currently undergoing third party testing and refinement. Final editing and proofing is expected to be finalized within 2-3 weeks after conclusion of the campaign. Printing and shipping will commence immediately afterwards.

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    Enigmatic Early Bird

    A physical copy of the Codex Enigmatum book + your name printed on the credits page in the book.

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    A physical copy of the Codex Enigmatum book

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    Double the fun

    2 physical copies of the Codex Enigmatum book

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    Enigmatic Benefactor

    A physical copy of the Codex Enigmatum book + your name printed on the credits page in the book.

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Funding period

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