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I love the game but a little stuck, and not willing to look at walkthrough sites.

Anyone know of places to find "hints" to help through levels without giving away the solution completely?

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A suggestion, if I may: you could also describe your particular problem and someone here might be able to give you a hint directly. –  Aubergine Jul 18 '10 at 14:48
    
Have to agree with @Aubergine here. Why not make us a place to find hints about getting through some of the levels? –  Grace Note Jul 18 '10 at 15:32
    
Agreed with @Aubergine... that's essentially the whole point of this site. –  aranasaurus Jul 18 '10 at 21:36
    
A good design point of Braid is that one doesn't have to complete a level (or world) in entirety before attempting the next. You can make progress elsewhere, then return with a fresh mind. This is much less frustrating than being literally stuck as happens in linear puzzle games like Portal. –  Colonel Panic Sep 23 '12 at 16:34

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This blog has pretty good hints for each world, without explicitly giving away the solutions. Unfortunately it is down now, but here are the individual links from web.archive.org:

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Thanks..this is the best answer, but i agree I'll ask for specific as well so it gets captured here –  Cykoduck Jul 22 '10 at 22:08
    
+1 - Wish I'd seen that before spoiling "The Cloud Bridge" :-( –  Zommuter Sep 24 '11 at 7:44
    
As per this suggested edit, most of the links are now down. –  galacticninja May 22 '13 at 3:46
    
@galacticninja they are fixed already (mostly by Anna lear ) –  Arperum May 22 '13 at 11:25

The names of the levels are sometimes subtle hints, eg. leap of faith, phase, just out of reach.

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