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In The Witness, you wake up alone on an island. You don’t know who you are, how you got here, or why this island is inexplicably chock-a-block with control panels that double as puzzles. It’s all very curious, and as you begin to explore the island, solving strings of puzzles as you go, it seems that this island has more secrets than it’s letting on.
The brain teaser of choice in The Witness are line maze puzzles, ones where you need to draw a line through a grid from start (indicated by a round circle) to finish. As you explore the island, more rules and mechanics are introduced and soon you’ll be breezing through grids that would have made your head hurt several hours ago.
It’s easy to fall into a rhythm in The Witness. All the display grids are interconnected, and finishing one puzzle in a sequence will send a bolt of energy through a cable to power the next one. Completing a string of puzzles leads you to another string, and