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What's the secret to the concentric squares in the Weeping Waterfall stage?

In Weeping Waterfall stage (screenshot of menu), right about here: there is a secret on the ground near the trees, which looks like several concentric squares when viewed in first-person view: I ...
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Fez - Squares in grass [duplicate]

Has anyone found all of these or found a pattern to them? One I thought of was to possibly overlay them to form some sort of Qcode. (This one is at the top of the first level)
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What do the counting cube, writing cube, and skull artifacts mean or represent?

I know how the tome works, but what do the inscriptions on the counting cube, writing cube, and skull mean or represent? Are their inscriptions used as a code for something? Is it just an Easter egg, ...
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FEZ tetromino translation without tilting my head

What are the tetrominoes translated without tilting my head ? I'm asking this because I don't understand what it means by tilt your head 90⁰ right.
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How long is the day to night cycle in Fez?

In Fez I was playing with the giant telescope trying to solve the puzzle, but suddenly it turned to day and I can't see anything useful. How long do I have to wait for it to turn to night?
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How come I can't climb the sewer's grids in Fez?

In the sewers hell, in the room where you turn the valve and start the lava flowing upwards, I got stuck due to some of the climbing grids not being climbable. Is there a way to fix this?
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How is the Fez number cipher intended to be solved? [duplicate]

Every walkthrough/guide/faq I've found for FEZ just has the answer to the number cipher, but not the steps you're supposed to take to solve it on your own. How is it intended to be solved?
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How do I find the writing in/on the FEZ Tome artifact

I've seen people translate the Tome artifact's text, but my question is: how do I even see any encoded text at all. The tome artifact just looks like a closed book. I've tried examining it in the ...
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How to continue collecting cubes in FEZ after 32-cube door and reboot?

I have collected 32 cubes in FEZ and get into super-high-resolution word, and... "dos-reboot" like at the begining, and got something, which looks like an final. Now I would like to continue ...
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What does this QR Code hidden in the soundtrack mean?

Since some people were saying that there would be things hidden in the soundtrack, I played a little with "Sonic Visualiser". In the track "Spirit", I've found a QR Code at the end: After cleaning ...
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What is Fez's alphabet?

I'm trying to translate the Fez alphabet/symbols, numbers included. Could somebody post the deciphered alphabet and numbers please?
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What's the secret in the infinite purple room?

There's a secret I've had trouble finding in the purple infinite room with a waterfall : I've tried looking in first person on every floor and wall but haven't found any instruction. Could someone ...
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How is the Monolith puzzle in Fez supposed to be solved?

The Monolith puzzle. It confounded players for nearly a week after Fez was released, and ended up being solved by brute force. Surely after all the careful design and five years of development that ...
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Will the water go on forever, or is there some secret eventually?

I just got my first anti-cube in a room where I had to throw four purple blocks with unique patterns on them in order to make yellow "power" lines flow in a bigger block. I decide to try swimming in ...
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What are the FEZ tetris codes for the PC?

Everywhere I search, I can't find the tetris codes for the PC. Could someone help me on this? I already know the directions, and I'm assuming left and right trigger are the equivalents of A and D, ...
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Is there any 'Best' path in FEZ?

I'm wondering if there could be a path that is considered the 'best', in terms of speed of completion and overall understanding of the 'multiverse' area, like ciphers and its layout. Should one go to ...
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How do you get to New Game + in Fez?

I'm currently at about 180% of the game completion but I can't get to the end kill screen. I've got 2 or 3 of those pink cubes, mostly found thanks to help on the internet. However, I don't know how ...
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What does the sewer QR code return?

Okay this is bothering the crap out of me. Pictured is a photo of a QR code only displayed on the map of a room in the sewer area right off the main warp gate. I didn't notice it until after I ...
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What do the “numbers” wall inscriptions in the 16-cube temple classroom mean or represent?

You know that room ? What does this mean? I can translate the numbers, but it doesn't make any sense... Could it be words ? Then, I was also wondering if those symbols below the numbers 0 1 2 3 ...
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Why can't I play Fez when offline?

For some reason, every time I try to play Fez without being signed into Xbox Live, it only let's me play the trial version, even though the only version in my game library is the full version. I'm ...
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Where is the “XYZ door” in Fez?

Where is the "XYZ door" in Fez? I saw it once and I can't find it now.
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Did I lose content after I got the writing cube?

I got the writing cube early on Fez, in a room with jump-mushrooms. When I came back, some golden door-like decorations appeared on a wall. Instead of going there, I went elsewhere first; when I came ...
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3 Heart Cube Pieces: What next?

We know how to obtain the three heart pieces (or red cubes, if you want), but now? What next? It just doesn't make sense that after doing that, there's no third ending, the Heart Room was already ...
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How do I get down from the floating ledge in the arch room in Fez?

In the early, blue-sky area of the game, there's a room with a stone arch and two treasure chests. One of the chests is on top of the arch, but the other is on a floating ledge far to the side. This ...
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What do we do with the U-shaped tuning fork pillars?

The controller vibrates when I'm near them, but I don't know what to do. Screenshot of one of them on the map:
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Is there any way to bypass or cheat through the Lava Level?

I'm finding this level absolutely impossible. I've been trying for days now to get through it. I can't get past even the first two or three turning platforms. Is it really this diffucult? It's been ...
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How do I solve the clock room?

There's a room with a huge clock in the temple/science warp zone. I think I just have to wait until something appears, but how long should I wait?
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Advice on the red lava level

I'm having a frustrating time on the red lava level in the sewers on Fez. It may be that my platforming skills are not up to par, but are there any suggestions as to how to get through it easier?
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What's the deal with the library off the clock tower?

Off the clock tower there's a screen with a big official-looking building. When you go inside there's a smallish room with some pictures on the wall, a bookshelf, and a fireplace. I've tried pressing ...
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Is there a mod to replace the cryptic alphabet font in Fez, so I can read the text?

I quickly discovered that the gibberish written all over the place is a mono-alphabetic cipher. It was easy to crack, but, I'd rather not have to do the replacements by hand (or google that ...
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How do you lower the water in the lighthouse area and main warp room?

I was just wondering if anyone had any ideas or if they knew how to lower the water in those areas, I know you can and I know you have to. I just don't know how. Soooo yeah, if anyone can help me, ...
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In Fez, how do I lower to the bottom door without dying?

I'm outside the observatory (where the telescope room is) and I can't get to the bottom. I got up by way of the grassy flipping squares but I can't take the same way down. Getting to the door at the ...
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How do I drop blocks instead of throwing them?

I'm pretty sure Dot explained this early on, but I missed that explanation.
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Where is my last anti-cube in FEZ? [closed]

I bought FEZ when it first came out and played it fairly zealously for a short burst of time before becoming overwhelmed with work and other responsibilities. I returned to it some time later, ...
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What are the treasure maps for?

How many are there, and what are they used for? Are they a cipher for something?
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What is the secret on the bell stage?

There is a bell with four symbols, one on each side. The map node has a "?" signifying a secret in this level—what is it?
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What is the secret to the classroom in the 8-cube door city in Fez?

The room is located in the 8-cube door city-esque place. It has 3 walls with chalkboards on them and one with a blue/green picture of what looks like it might be a map of the world. I can't figure out ...
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How do I fly down from a high ledge?

I was stupid and flew to a high ledge in Fez, and now I can't get down. I've been trying to fly/float down slowly, but I get the "You have fallen to your death" sound, and I automatically respawn at ...
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Why don't my nodes in Fez have pictures on them?

I play Fez on PC. When I get the ability to check the world map, all the nodes are blank, like no pictures. You can still make them gold, they just don't have any pictures. I don't know if this is a ...
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Is this QR code in Fez useful?

There's a QR code in 16-cubes city but it has been blocked by some obstacle. And I tried to fix the picture to make it clearer but there's still something missing in the top left part. You can ...
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Why won't the blank map QR code map work?

I scanned the QR code on the back of the blank map and came up with RT RT RT LT RT RT RT LT I entered it and nothing happened. Is there another puzzle that cancels it out, or is my game just ...
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Are there any privacy issues associated with scanning the QR codes in Fez?

I want to play and enjoy the game I paid for, but don't want any spam, or to be "tracked". Does anyone have any insight on this?
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What's the back-story in Fez?

I've been trying to piece together the backstory of FEZ - this is where I'm up to... There are 4 races in FEZ: Visitors - these appear as floating heads with 3 eyes and 3 tentacles. Long-heads - ...
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What's the secret of the secondary owl room off of the water tower room?

This owl room is in the air warp zone, not the rainy warp zone, off of the water tower node. What is its secret? That owl doesn't rotate its head when switching the perspective.
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What's the monocle room's secret?

The first world/area shows an "incomplete" room (white node) with many paintings, most prominently one of a monocled guy. What is the secret to this room?
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How do I solve the puzzle with ten symbols each with six boxes?

It's a purple room off of the giant throne room in the sky warp zone with a platform that has six purple crates and a pillar with two columns of five box symbols.
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What are the Giant Telescope room's secrets?

I tried pressing buttons after looking at the constellations through the telescope, but it doesn't seem to be that. I just noticed a purple square and two blinking red dots in the sky with the ...
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How do I finish the room with many useless doors (mausoleum)?

I found a room with about 50 doors arranged in four rows of four on each side of the cube, but with some removed/blocked. Every door I have gone through has brought me to a different door in the same ...
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What are the rainy “giant owl” room's secrets?

Off of the dark, rainy node, the one with the owl's head that follows you. The map marks a secret on this node, and a grayed-out child node. Are they two different secrets?
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What is the secret to the burnt treasure map with the Polytron logo, the candle room, and the floating black monolith?

After lowering the water level, there is a anticube room beneath the first warp zone. In New Game+ first-person view mode, the Polytron logo shows on the floor. After following the treasure map ...