When White House inquiries to the Scoggins Eraser Co. are answered only with curious puzzles, Nelson Tethers from the U.S. Department of Puzzle Research is sent on the case. The strange events in Scoggins will challenge every ounce of Tethers’ expertise, and possibly his very wits too, with brainteasers at every turn: mazes, logic...
User reviews: Very Positive (659 reviews)
Release Date: Jul 2010

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When White House inquiries to the Scoggins Eraser Co. are answered only with curious puzzles, Nelson Tethers from the U.S. Department of Puzzle Research is sent on the case.

The strange events in Scoggins will challenge every ounce of Tethers’ expertise, and possibly his very wits too, with brainteasers at every turn: mazes, logic puzzles, riddles, and more. He soon realizes that these - along with the clinically pre-occupied townspeople, secret societies, and peculiar sounds from the forest - are intimately connected to the core mystery. And what's with the gnomes?

Created with indie comic artist Graham Annable's unique narrative and visual sensibilities, delivered with the distinctive Telltale storytelling style, Puzzle Agent is sure to challenge, thrill and engage in more ways than you can shake a cryptogram at!

  • Plentiful puzzles to challenge your neurons. See if you can find every puzzle to solve the mystery of Scoggins -- mazes, logic, riddles, brainteasers and more.
  • Investigate the strange, peculiar and mind-boggling to crack the case! Your discoveries provide clues to the larger mystery crippling the town, or uncover puzzles that must be solved to reveal answers ... or even more questions.
  • Hunting for Hints: Chewing gum helps Agent Tethers think and solve. Find and collect gum wads around the town to uncover hints if you get "stuck" in any puzzles.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz +
    • Memory: 512MB
    • Graphics: 64MB DirectX 8.1-compliant video card
    • DirectX®: DirectX 8.1 or greater
    • Hard Drive: 220MB
    • Sound: DirectX 8.1 or greater sound device
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows XP / Vista / Windows 7
    • Processor: 3 GHz Pentium 4 or greater
    • Memory: 1GB
    • Graphics: 128MB DirectX 8.1-compliant video card
    • DirectX®: DirectX 8.1 or greater
    • Hard Drive: 220MB
    • Sound: DirectX 8.1 or greater sound device
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.5 or newer
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo processor
    • Other: Not recommended for: Macs with integrated graphics
Helpful customer reviews
19 of 19 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
11.3 hrs on record
Posted: January 16
If you're a fan of Professor Layton, stop reading and buy this game. For everyone else, go ahead and pick this up if you like brain teasers. Similarly, the story is very clever, and the cast of characters are all fun as hell. By the end, you too will be jealous that you aren't a puzzle agent. Unless of course that's literally what you do for a living. In that case, well aren't you fancy, mister big fancy pants.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
6.0 hrs on record
Posted: January 10
Made me rewatch Fargo. And it's weird and funny, yet still a nail biting puzzle game of the highest quality.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 22
The nostalgia is strong with this one.
The art style alone reminds me of so many different shows I watched when I was like 3 years old, And the puzzles are just a blast of nostalgia farting in front of my face. but in a good way. I think. All the tiny challenges, the story which is both silly and not that important, yet still quite thrilling and makes me wonder about so much background, This thing is just an amazing summary of my childhood.
Recommended to everyone who played Submachine before it was cool.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
10.9 hrs on record
Posted: February 25
Puzzle Agent's story is a hommage to Twin Peaks. There's a little town with strange inhabitants, haunted woods and supernatural things happening and FBI man Nelson Tethers has to solve an accident at the local eraser factory.
The story continues in Puzzle Agent 2, so better get both games.

The gameplay consists of simple puzzles. Some are immediately solvable, some need a bit of thinking and some can be solved by trial-and-erroring. The puzzle variety is widespread, so it doesn't get boring.

The story is told in ingame sequences and via dialogues that you can click through. No challenge or different paths here. Just select every dialogue option and you're good.


The main aspect of the game is the story, the art style and the atmosphere. If you don't like G. Annable's videos, this won't be your cup of tea.
Graham's YT channel => https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqz4lWE_7FjyIzkO_9KM6KA
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
Great story, nice graphics, and fun puzzles. Exactly what I expected from it. Can't wait to play Puzzle Agent 2!
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