The Wicked and The Wicked Junior are two online riddle games similar to Dumb: The Game and God Tower. Created by Tay Wei Kiat, the puzzles have an uncanny knack of being so simple they're complex. The answers are usually right before your eyes, yet you'll find that each time you'll be stumped for half an hour.
While both games are structured around the same idea, the original has a distinct IT focus, meaning you'll need a fair amount of tech knowledge to progress. The Wicked Junior is filled with word riddles anyone familiar with English should be able to understand. Both will drive you batty.
Each puzzle is a simple combination of letters, numbers or even an image or two. All you have to do is come up with the answer and fill it in the box. The solution may be more than one word but it always makes sense (no random strings of letters).
The maddeningly frustrating part about The Wicked and its Junior counterpart is that, other than the Wicked forums (and the lovely comments on your favorite site, JayIsGames), you're on your own. It's hard to hit up Google for answers because, well, what do you search for?
The simple HTML/Java interface is suitable for any browser and even the slowest internet connections can easily handle the load. It's a little clumsy hitting the "Back" button after an incorrect guess, but that just encourages you to get it right on the first try.
The Wicked has 55 levels of puzzles while Junior has 30. Get ready for a challenge, and get ready to be frustrated. The Wicked is all the name claims it to be.
Play away: The Wicked - The Wicked Junior
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Just thought I'd give those in need a bit of a hand... here are some hints for wicked junior.
(1,2,3,4) means its a four word answer, first word has 1 letter, second word has 2 letters, etc etc)
You're at school, someone just dacked your pants... you'll go (3,2,2,4)
I feel like such a kid, back in the days of creative icecream designs (6,5)
$0 means it's ____ and can you count? How many all's are there? (4,3,3)
Well this one is obvious, look at the size of the word... (5,4)
What you say when you've made a mistake, none of the words there are complete. (2,3,2,7)
See that maths symbol, what's it called (in one word), what are the words telling you? Are they good words? If not, what are they? (4,2,3,4)
It's pretty obvious that there are two words, one within the other, so you've got the two words... how to link them together? Take into the colour of the outer word! (4,2,1,4,4)
Well, what does that thing you see DO? Are there multiples of that thing? Why is it placed there? (1,3,5,3,4)
Ever played that game whether the guy's nose lights up when you accidently hit something? What's that game called again? I can't remember... So wait, you know right? What's missing from it? (8,9)
Up or down? Left or right? If you don't get it, see above spoilers... cos you're (4,4,6)
What is it? Why is it incomplete? Now I feel (4,6)
Why is the bottom one in black? What position is it in? Well, the third word of this saying is implied... (5,5,7)
POP! Did I scare ya? (4,2,3,3)
Oh, you gotta love parents who say this to their children! Look at where those words are and why they are there? (3,4,3,4,2)
We're men, we're men in tights! We roam around the forest looking for fights! Seen the movie, if not, why not see where this quote comes from? (5,4)
This word is always spelt incorrectly and typed incorrectly and appears incorrectly. I've said the word already! (11)
Once again, word in word... should be simple (4,2,7)
If you can see what the answer is, then you're (5,5), if not, think why the word is positioned there?
What colour is it? What does the letters sound like? If you dunno it, google the words. (5,4,4)
Toughie this one is... The letters perhaps make a word? But if it's being another word? What's it doing... (it's similar to what undercover cops and spies do...) (1,8,2,8)
MCE... what word does it remind you of? What letter is missing? So you're telling me these things don't have the "letters"? Got it yet? (5,5,4)
Ever played that game where you have three poles and you have to move discs around? What's it's called? Well, only this time, the third word isn't the name of a Vietnamee city, but instead, it's what you see on screen... (5,2,8)
Why are the letters not stuck together... (6,5)
I swear I could keep (1,7)!
(4,4,1,4) There was a thing called GMT, we only need to know what it is... and why ONCE is there... And then they lived happily ever after.
Look at the words, are they flat? Does it resemble a flight of _ _ _ _ _ _ ? Well... anyway, Nirvana is a place of peace... so everyone is looking for a (8,2,7)
There are only so many combinations of numbers which when multiplied gives 36... too lazy? See:
Literally why are those words placed there... (1,10,3,9,2,6,2,11)
Can you count? Say it... count it out loud... That's right, say it again, and again, and again! Be a good sport... (6)
TWELVE = 6
SIX = 3
TEN = ?
Don't think too hard about it... spell the words out and you'll understand why those numbers are there.
Hope that's useful to all of yous.
Posted by: AlvinCY | May 14, 2006 9:45 AM