Polytron's 2012 indie puzzle platformer. Gomez is a 2D creature discovering a 3D world.

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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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How to solve the “What's my name” security question puzzle

There is a giant rectangle floating above me that says 2 things: Please answer this security question Security question hint: my first half is what it is my second half is half of what made it And ...
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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 ...
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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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How is the number / tetris code in Fez intended to be solved?

In the same spirit as : How is the language code in Fez intended to be solved? I was able to crack the language code using tradition substitution cipher breaking techniques. But I ended up cheating ...
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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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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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Solving the purple & white pillars

I have encountered two kinds of pillars in the game: I've solved the vibrating type, but I'm having trouble solving the white or purple pillars (that have floating dots in their hollowed tops). How ...
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How is the language code in Fez intended to be solved?

A lot of text in Fez is encoded, including text from a number of NPCs. I'd assumed that you have to do something in-game to unlock the translation, but I haven't come across anything of the sort yet. ...
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Can you fly somehow?

I read somewhere that you could fly in the game. I have collected every 64 cubes without knowing about it. Is there any clue in the game explaining how to do it? If so, where?
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What is the translation of the tome/book artifact text?

Is the text supposed to translate to something useful? It doesn't appear to follow the language's conventions. How is it deciphered, and in which direction should it be read? Is its content ...
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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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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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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 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 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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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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What is the secret to the moon door next to the weeping waterfall in Fez?

Found this door by accident. There is a moon door that appears on the side wall of the weeping waterfall node. Does anyone know whether it has any use? Or is it just an Easter egg from Lord of the ...
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What's the secret to the purple room with four blocks and tetromino pictures on each side?

It's a purple room with four blocks and a tetromino picture on each side (four): two upside-down Ts and two Ls. You can get to this area by going through the door atop the bell and entering the purple ...
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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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Where are the Heart Cubes?

I have entered the 64 door room, and it shows the heart with two red cubes in it and a space for a 3rd. I cannot recall where I got the two cubes so far, and no secrets seem to be left. Where should I ...
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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 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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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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What's the secret of the boiler/technician room in the beginning village?

Do someone know what to do with this room ? It's in the village from the beginning. Edit: I found the solution alone, I didn't notice an hidden poster, during a perspective rotation.
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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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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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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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How can the shortcut doors be used effectively?

Throughout the game you come across "shortcut" doors marked with intersecting squares. Is there any way to predict where these doors will take you without just going through? It seems they are ...
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King thrones puzzle?

I noticed that there are two rooms in the game with a king's throne. One of them is nice and shiny and the other one is old. Easy of them has a code in front of the seat that you can see only when you ...
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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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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?