brain-teaser


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brain-teaser

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brain-twister

n
informal a difficult problem
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Noun1.brain-teaser - a difficult problembrain-teaser - a difficult problem      
problem - a question raised for consideration or solution; "our homework consisted of ten problems to solve"
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The journey then unfolds with illustrations, brain scan images, brain-teaser games and interactive exhibits designed to entertain and enlighten visitors of all ages.
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In fact, your first brain-teaser might be: "Why two games instead of one?" It's not as if they're not worthy of standalone release, because both titles do a brilliant job of merging the RPG and puzzle genres to deliver deceptively strategic experiences.
Twisting and squishing your brain until you find the solution to more than 100 puzzles, a weird character called the Mannequin ushers you into his sinister world and challenges you to complete every brain-teaser on offer if you want to be free from The Curse.