Puzzles are not about memorizing ciphers or being stuck when the word is on the tip of your tongue, it’s about recognizing the which decryption to use. So, here we provide some aids for the mechanical part of puzzle-solving.
- Apps: for those times without cell signal
- iOS: Puzzle Sidekick
- Android: Puzzle Assistant, Puzzle Pal
- Windows: Puzzle Tools
For more reading on how to think about puzzles, for newcomers and those trying to improve their game: