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Richter Creative - PsychoPuzzle Papers

Identifier: 111.5405
The Richter Creative - PsychoPuzzles Papers document the development of the iPad app PsychoPuzzle from 2000 through 2011 when the collection was donated to The Strong. The collection consists of 4 colored paper and cardboard game prototypes, 1 triangular plastic, game tile prototype, 1 CD ROM containing a Powerpoint presentation and code for the game Psychopuzzle, and both personal and professional papers documenting the development process.


  • 2000 - 2011


Conditions Governing Access and Use

This collection is open to research use by staff of the Strong and by users of its library. Intellectual property rights are retained by copyright holder Mat Richter.


0.25 Cubic Feet (7 folders, 1 CDROM, 1 microfilm box)

Historical Note

Psychopuzzle, originally conceived (and trademarked) as Impuzzible in 2000, was self-published for the Apple iPad in early 2011 by its creator Mat Richter, an independent game and web content developer from Temecula, California. The game is billed as a set of "the world's most difficult puzzles."

Custodial History

Richter Creative-PsychoPuzzles Papers were donated to The Strong as a gift of Mat Richter. They were accessioned by the museum in October 2010, as Object ID 111.5405


Repository Details

Part of the Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play at The Strong Repository

The Strong
One Manhattan Square
Rochester NY 14607 USA
585.423.1886 (Fax)