- Estimated trophy difficulty: 1/10 (personal estimate) (Platinum Difficulty Rating)
- Offline trophies: 33 (31, 1, 1)
- Online trophies: 0
- Approximate amount of time to platinum: With hints or a guide, 1-2 hours. Without, anywhere from 3-6hrs (personal estimate) (Estimated Time to Platinum)
- Minimum number of playthroughs: Completing 32 puzzle categories.
- Number of missable trophies: None.
- Glitched trophies: No
- Does difficulty affect trophies?: No different difficulties.
- Do trophies stack?: Yes, there are currently 6 lists: 3 on PS4 (NA, EU, AS) and 3 on Vita (NA, EU, AS)
- Do cheat codes disable trophies?: No cheats. There are hints and they don't disable trophies.
- Additional peripherals required?: No.
For a complete solutions guide, see my Word Maze by POWGI ~ Supplemental Solutions Guide.
In addition, here is a Google Drive Spreadsheet list use to quickly see which packs are needed for which trophies. You could also save a copy of it to use as a checklist: LINK
Yet another instalment in POWGI!'s word game compilation, Word Maze is fairly similar to the others — it's simple and easy, it's quick, the puns are all there and it's repetitive, especially given that there are a whopping 120 different puzzle packs! Thankfully, you only need to complete 32 specific packs for the platinum, so all the rest are optional. It's absolutely a very easy platinum! It's a good game to zone out on or use for trophy competitions, or maybe for when you're just pun-hungry! Basically, it's not far off from a connect-the-dots game but where the dots are letters. It's very similar to a standard word search game, just with a twist that they have to all be connected rather than finding standalone words.
The way the game works is actually really easy to understand once you've done one or two. Firstly, each given pack is based on a theme e.g. US States, Dog Breeds etc. and contains 6 puzzles. Each puzzle ranges in size and can appear as 6x6, 7x7, 8x8, 9x9, or 10x10, though the order in which these appear are random and different from pack to pack.
The game will start you off with one word already completed and the idea is to trace one long line from word to word until you've captured every word within one smooth track that, when finished, will resemble a standard maze. However, unlike some other POWGI Word-(X) games, there is only one specific answer; only one specific track to complete the maze, and all words can only be traced in the normal (first-to-last letter) direction, rather than diagonally or backwards, making it much easier to finish.
TIP: Press or when in the menu to cycle through the list of puzzle packs.
Step 1: Play the game
If you're just playing the game for the trophies, you only need to complete 32 of the available 120 puzzle packs. To make it easy for you, I've listed the specific packs next to their relevant and far-too-punny, trophy names in this google sheet here. Additionally, I left a column empty so that you can also use it as a checklist if you want to!
By the end of this step, you will have earned:
Pup and Running*
Claws and Effect
Reign of Terrier
It's About Thyme
You Had Me At Cello
That Makes Cents
That's How I Roll
Compliments to the Clef
Did You Find That Humerus?*
Raisin the Roof
That's a Moray
Give Me a Brake
House It Going?
All the Jingle Ladies
That Was in Tents
Fifteen Minutes of Flame
No Bun Intended
That Old Chestnut
Seal of Approval
Game of Cones
Sofa So Good
Summit to Be Proud Of
[PST Would Like To Thank ixii for this Roadmap]