This is the final part in a series of three, describing the hardware behind the puzzle gadget I designed for Curtis’ birthday puzzle game.
Designing the Chubby Tricorder
Part 2 in a series. The story so far: a secret surprise puzzle game, a gadget that had to “contain” a piece of paper upon opening, the decision to make that gadget electronic with screen and keypad and to make that paper printed on demand by a thermal printer. Would it work???
The Chubby Tricorder Project: designing a digital puzzle box
Recently, I had the pleasure of building a puzzle-hunt gadget. The circumstances surrounding this particular device and hunt were extremely unique. The puzzle hunt was for an audience of one — a surprise birthday party for my friend Curtis.