The Nemesis Factor

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  • The Nemesis Factor is an old electronic puzzle with 100 sub-puzzles!
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  • Runtime: 5:23
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Comments: 377

  • rafi fahrudin
    rafi fahrudin 2 days ago

    It's look like illuminati

  • blazenupe
    blazenupe 12 days ago

    That puzzle reminds me of some of the "Bart Bonte" games. Like "me and the key" or " what's inside the box."

  • A CAT ON YOUTUBE
    A CAT ON YOUTUBE 16 days ago

    Child hood toy

  • Cody Geerlings
    Cody Geerlings 19 days ago

    have you ever gotten 1000 points?

  • Harde Boy19205
    Harde Boy19205 25 days ago

    Lolololol

  • Cliffhanger Comics Studio

    0:48 if your brain had a butt???

  • Samantha Midgley
    Samantha Midgley 1 month ago

    For no reason whatsoever, all your videos make me frustrated

  • WolfPaw
    WolfPaw 1 month ago

    i thought that when FLEB said "the only way to turn the puzzle off is to wait 3 min " he was going to say "the only way to turn the puzzle off is to win " i was like NOPE not getting this

  • Nekumore
    Nekumore 1 month ago

    Oh my god, I remember having one of these when I was younger. The later puzzles broke my mind haha

  • Luke Allan
    Luke Allan 1 month ago

    i thought they were little kayaks on a stand lol

  • Jarrod Frankum
    Jarrod Frankum 1 month ago

    Oh man. I had one of these growing up

  • kookeekwisp
    kookeekwisp 1 month ago

    THIS HITS ME RIGHT IN THE FEELS!!!!!

  • daemonCaptrix
    daemonCaptrix 1 month ago

    In order for this to qualify as a puzzle, there need to be clues about what you need to do. As it is, it's just a riddle without a question, forcing you to guess randomly until you somehow stumble upon the right answer.

  • Mininick64
    Mininick64 1 month ago

    holy heck is that a well designed tutorial (referring to the early stages)

  • MyNameIsName
    MyNameIsName 1 month ago

    thumbnail looks like ilerminaty

  • 3D Printing Professor

    I thought there'd be something with the internal components you mentions, like a puzzle you needed to complete while holding the puzzle sideways or something.

  • Ashley Brown
    Ashley Brown 1 month ago

    please post more of these!!

  • Miche.
    Miche. 1 month ago

    so it was nothing to you lol

    • FLEB
      FLEB 1 month ago

      It took me about three hours to solve in a livestream! Far from nothing!


  • Jason Carto
    Jason Carto 1 month ago

    You sound like the guy who narrated "how plumbis are made"

  • Reluctant Liar
    Reluctant Liar 1 month ago

    If you ever need a plus one at a puzzle convention gimme a call lol

  • Bret Beavers
    Bret Beavers 1 month ago

    I remember this puzzle!! It was sooo fun

  • GD BuGG3R awm
    GD BuGG3R awm 1 month ago

    the nemesis factor

    the puzzles your nemesis

  • Sydney W
    Sydney W 1 month ago

    tgis looks so fucking boring. its just guessing and trail and error

  • DelzieC
    DelzieC 1 month ago

    reminds me of Maplestory.

  • Matt Norton
    Matt Norton 1 month ago

    I had been trying to remember this game for years, it was my favorite. Great video.

  • Mollz Mystery
    Mollz Mystery 1 month ago

    my mom had this and she was really good at it!

  • AL STANWOOD
    AL STANWOOD 1 month ago

    illuminati confirmed.

  • Blade Mercy
    Blade Mercy 2 months ago

    "if your brain had a butt, this would be kicking it"

    • FLEB
      FLEB 2 months ago

      I thought that was much funnier than most of my viewers did, evidently!


  • Pappy Fiddle
    Pappy Fiddle 2 months ago

    If you solve it does it kick out a $100 bill?

  • shantu sandoval
    shantu sandoval 2 months ago

    Can't you do the 100 level please

  • Jack
    Jack 2 months ago

    Does this puzzle only involve the steps? What I mean is, are there other sensors that require you to spin, flip, or do other not obvious things to the puzzle?

    • FLEB
      FLEB 2 months ago

      I posted a livestream I did where I solved all the way through it, but it involves a motion/rotation sensor, a light sensor, pressing multiple buttons at once, but it uses all these sensors in very clever ways!


  • Meowzer
    Meowzer 2 months ago

    ''if your brain had a butt...''

  • Zi Chong Kuo
    Zi Chong Kuo 2 months ago

    "beat the unbeatable?"
    UA:"check."

  • TyloniumTV
    TyloniumTV 2 months ago

    Lets talk about paralel universes

    • FLEB
      FLEB 2 months ago

      O_O


  • Uuncul Coonor
    Uuncul Coonor 2 months ago

    reminds me of this rubiks cube except it doesn't twist. it just has a bunch of puzzles

  • ky
    ky 2 months ago

    300th comment I want the game

  • LaughingTeapot
    LaughingTeapot 2 months ago

    Best. Advert. Ever.

    • LaughingTeapot
      LaughingTeapot 2 months ago

      Ah, you streamed solving it. :) I'll have a look at it in full length. Thank you! :)


    • FLEB
      FLEB 2 months ago

      I actually solve through the entire Nemesis Factor in another video on this channel and I attempt to explain what's going on while I do so. (Some levels are more successful than others).

      But in general, you do get some good clues from pressing or rotating the puzzle, and then you have to figure out how to put it together.

      There is more guessing than a typical puzzle, but I really enjoyed it myself!


    • LaughingTeapot
      LaughingTeapot 2 months ago

      It's over very quick, the main focus at that moment is probably on you and Nemesis Factor. But I can tell you, maybe not many, but at least one was highly entertained. ^_^

      NF made me think. It sounds promissing on one hand, but a bit like trial and error on the other. Mechanical or physical pusszles got some kind of affordance what you could do with certain components or you know heuristics that help you predict how they will behave in that context. If your experience helps you to a solution or, even better, something acts surprisingly different, and it is fun.

      Electronical puzzles (with the electronical part not visiple, so with no focus on the physics behind it) lack those heuristics and affordances. What I would expect is a pure logical solution where it takes a few steps to get the clues and than I have to make a mainly cognitive efford to solve it.

      At least this was my impression, but I am not experienced in the spectrum of puzzles. In fact I did not know there are so many and beautiful puzzles until I found your channel. Please keep it up, it's great!


    • FLEB
      FLEB 2 months ago

      I was a little sad that not many commenters found that as hilarious as I did when I first saw it!


    • LaughingTeapot
      LaughingTeapot 2 months ago

      ...this is what would be kicking it.

      I am still laughing. Brilliant in its simplicity.


  • LightishRedGummi
    LightishRedGummi 2 months ago

    Dude I remember growing up with this thing sitting on my sisters desk and I've never had any idea what it was! I just remember grabbing it and messing with the buttons when it was off XD I showed this video to my sister and even she didn't quite remember what it was XD I guess she didn't even get passed the puzzle where you have to press the buttons multiple times. We were looking at hers and neither of us remembered the sticker on the bottom that says the clattering from inside doesn't mean it's broken.

    • FLEB
      FLEB 2 months ago

      That's awesome!


  • Shafi Azgar
    Shafi Azgar 2 months ago

    This is not a puzzle.

  • RD
    RD 2 months ago

    I don't really care to see all 100 puzzles, but I was disappointed that you didn't show any puzzles involving the different sensors on the puzzle. I would liked to have seen an example of each sensor.

  • TheBirchWoodTree
    TheBirchWoodTree 2 months ago

    an *E LICK TRON IC* puzzle

  • Daysia S
    Daysia S 2 months ago

    I got so far on this puzzle before I could take it anymore... I think it's shoved in my closet somewhere

  • Kyle Hershey
    Kyle Hershey 2 months ago

    Looks like a miniature kayak display.

    • FLEB
      FLEB 2 months ago

      It really does, doesn't it?


  • sam galloway
    sam galloway 2 months ago

    This one had me puzzled 😕

    • FLEB
      FLEB 2 months ago

      It's a tough one! The full solution took 2+ hours to stream!


  • sam galloway
    sam galloway 2 months ago

    This one had me puzzled

  • peace & love
    peace & love 2 months ago

    you sound like the narrator for the plumbus on Rick and Morty.

    • FLEB
      FLEB 2 months ago

      That's what all the plumbus references are! I have to check that out and see what that is.


  • CubixTheDragonSlayerThree

    Oh my gosh, I have one of these!
    It's super noisy though, and my parents complain about it, so I haven't gotten far into solving it.

    • LightishRedGummi
      LightishRedGummi 2 months ago

      CubixTheDragonSlayerThree usually with noisy toys like this my family puts a piece of tape over the speaker, maybe that'll help at least a bit? XD muffled but quieter!


    • FLEB
      FLEB 2 months ago

      It is incredibly noisy! I wish they had put a volume control in!


  • griffin yearout
    griffin yearout 2 months ago

    it's mic sounds like a McDonald's mic

  • Ship 758
    Ship 758 2 months ago

    Is that your real name? Or is it a nickname

  • weston m
    weston m 2 months ago

    I used to have one of these

  • Menimitz
    Menimitz 2 months ago

    I got one of these as a gift when they were first released. It is still sitting on my dresser. I never did finish it. I was probably only 10 at the time though so patience probably wasn't my strong point.

  • ABabyC
    ABabyC 3 months ago

    Have you tried the revomaze yet? :)

    • ABabyC
      ABabyC 3 months ago

      +FLEB
      You really should one day :) I can highly recommend them! Sturdy, good quality, a nice feel of progression, very satisfying to solve but really tricky especially as you go further into the series! I'm definitely hooked on them. I will look forward and hope to see a video of the revomaze from you in the future if you decide to get one :)


    • FLEB
      FLEB 3 months ago

      I've never tried the Revomaze! One of these years I'll get one.


  • Amelia Jane
    Amelia Jane 3 months ago

    Don't like this puzzle

  • Keara Krause
    Keara Krause 3 months ago

    Just found your channel from the trending page on YouTube, and I'm so incredibly happy. Subbed and binge watching all your videos now. :D

    • FLEB
      FLEB 3 months ago

      Thank you very much! I'm trending on Youtube?


  • James Loggins
    James Loggins 3 months ago

    This take me back to when I was a kid

  • jelletje8
    jelletje8 3 months ago

    is that a pyramid?

  • spring breeze
    spring breeze 3 months ago

    I know a lot of combinations, but that puzzle has tons of it, and that's pretty hard

  • K1rito
    K1rito 3 months ago

    Rub them fleb juices all over that puzzle!!!!
    (that sounded wrong)

  • Lani Revera
    Lani Revera 3 months ago

    "If your brain had a butt. . .
    This is what would be kicking it."
    Me: *dead*

  • MrBillyb0bj0e
    MrBillyb0bj0e 3 months ago

    you should call your subs "flebbers" instead of puzzlers

  • Ashley Watson
    Ashley Watson 3 months ago

    Am I the only one that loved this game?

  • J Mouch
    J Mouch 3 months ago

    I played this thing a lot when I was a young child. It was quite challenging.

  • isaac redfern
    isaac redfern 3 months ago

    Could you do a video of all 100 puzzles?

    • FLEB
      FLEB 3 months ago

      I'm doing a livestream of solving all 100 on Saturday and then I'll upload it to this channel!


  • D kiky
    D kiky 3 months ago

    This is extremely nostalgic for me. Haven't thought about this puzzle since I was 8.

  • C. Powell
    C. Powell 3 months ago

    "If your brain had a butt" wtf???

  • Brandon Muto
    Brandon Muto 3 months ago

    Fleb I don't know why but I love your vids. ASMR for the mind

  • Enceladus V2
    Enceladus V2 3 months ago

    Great video and a great puzzle!!! Keep up the good work Fleb

  • Lord Rahl
    Lord Rahl 3 months ago

    Man, I still have my Nemesis Factor. (I can see it sitting on my shelf from here!) This was one of my favorite electronic toys growing up. I never did finish it, though I suppose I still could, but I certainly had a lot of fun with it.

  • Matthew Warnick
    Matthew Warnick 3 months ago

    While I'm glad this puzzle is getting some attention, the video sadly does NOT do a good job demonstrating the complexity of Nemesis Factor. This puzzle includes audio clues, a motion sensor, and a light sensor. Many puzzles require identifying patterns in seemingly random words, numbers, or sounds; orienting the puzzle a certain way; or controlling whether the puzzle is in the light or dark. Later levels combine these elements for some pretty tricky puzzle solving...

    I bought this on clearance at KB Toys for $5 about 10 years ago without knowing what it even was. Still one of the best puzzles I've ever played! :)

  • Scribblett The Obese Stick Figure

    what the FUCK, I THOUGHT YOU WERE A PUZZLE DESIGNER YOU, YOU USUALLY SAY "hey guys im fleb, im a puzzle designer" BUT NOT THIS TIME?!?!?!?!?! WHAT HAPPENED, WERE YOU FIRED, WHYYYYYYYYYYYYY

    • Scribblett The Obese Stick Figure
      Scribblett The Obese Stick Figure 3 months ago

      FLEB oh thank god keep up the good work m8 never disappointed with deez vids


    • FLEB
      FLEB 3 months ago

      I felt like it wasn't adding anything to the video, so I stopped saying it. I wasn't fired! I own my own puzzle company!


  • James Biddle
    James Biddle 3 months ago

    At first glance I thought this was a little stand for model canoe's.

  • Jojo Mahama
    Jojo Mahama 3 months ago

    Fleb lol 😂

  • x9x9x9x9x9
    x9x9x9x9x9 3 months ago

    I can't figure out where you buy half of the puzzle you cover. This one is available everywhere but the weird wood and metal ones (not the hanayama ones) are impossible to find or impossible to find info on.

  • totlyepic
    totlyepic 3 months ago

    These first five puzzles weren't very interesting at all. I feel like if the puzzle is really as good as you say that this was a bad sample to choose to demonstrate its value.

  • Master Knot See
    Master Knot See 3 months ago

    this game looks dope has fuck!

  • Nestor A. Acosta C.
    Nestor A. Acosta C. 3 months ago

    I want that D:

  • Pahola
    Pahola 3 months ago

    will you continue to upload more solved puzzles on the nemesis?

    • Pahola
      Pahola 3 months ago

      this is great!! can't wait


    • FLEB
      FLEB 3 months ago

      I'm going to do a livestream of the full solve on Saturday and will then upload the archive onto the channel!


  • capnfoo
    capnfoo 3 months ago

    I played the crap out of this

  • Declan Harding
    Declan Harding 3 months ago

    is it just me but do the lights look like canoes

    • FLEB
      FLEB 3 months ago

      They kind of look like that, don't they?


  • Al Munoz
    Al Munoz 3 months ago

    Finish the rest and I will leave a like for all of your vids

  • BradMcQuaid
    BradMcQuaid 3 months ago

    I wish you would've shown some of the more complex puzzles later in the game, rather than the first 5, which were clearly just slight variations of each other. Like some that make use of more sensors. All you really showed us was a form of Simon. :P Still, love your videos FLEB! Keep up the interesting puzzle showcases.

  • griffin4cats
    griffin4cats 3 months ago

    It's amazing how much this channel has grown in the past few weeks! I came here with reddit showing off the x-box, and at the time there was around 5 or 6 thousand subscribers. It's amazing the channel has grown this fast!

  • Devil Donkey
    Devil Donkey 3 months ago

    maybe if you have the time, a whole video of you finishing all the puzzles

  • michele vitarelli
    michele vitarelli 3 months ago

    someone make this an app for your phone....

  • The Cat Man
    The Cat Man 3 months ago

    The jump cuts are not as funny as you think they are.

  • Nipun Kakarla
    Nipun Kakarla 3 months ago

    Please make a video with some of the interesting and difficult levels of this.

  • Mithras
    Mithras 3 months ago

    For some reason that thing scares me

  • Miquel Llorca
    Miquel Llorca 3 months ago

    Have you beaten all that puzzles without hints?

  • Anson NG
    Anson NG 3 months ago

    Hello, I am your fan from Hong Kong🤣 May I ask where can I buy those puzzle you introduce?

  • LOUIEVIL 7.62
    LOUIEVIL 7.62 3 months ago

    for a minute there I thought it was some type full family kayak holders you know mama papa son daughter baby

  • BigT 1418
    BigT 1418 3 months ago

    -why do my world look like this? Am I being hacked??!! Plz halp!!-

    • FLEB
      FLEB 3 months ago

      h̷͎̝̅̇ë̵̟́l̷̩̻͆̇p̴̠͗


    • tacsmoker
      tacsmoker 3 months ago

      *_-mine is even worse-_*


  • Twigleaf
    Twigleaf 3 months ago

    brute force computer puzzle

  • realeques
    realeques 3 months ago

    this doesnt look like a puzzle but rather trial and error to me

    • LightishRedGummi
      LightishRedGummi 2 months ago

      He did mention that it does get a lot more complicated as it goes along, and there's more to it than just buttons. Those are just the first 5 levels out of a hundred.


    • Maggie Lu
      Maggie Lu 3 months ago

      realeques I kind of agree with you, my first thought was it's just a combination puzzle lol


    • mrBorkD
      mrBorkD 3 months ago

      but most puzzles have more thought behind it than "trial and error puzzle... but 100 of them!"


    • Zack
      Zack 3 months ago

      realeques how do you think people solve puzzles?


  • Capital Drones
    Capital Drones 3 months ago

    Is his name actually Fleb? If it is that's un-fucking-believable

  • Ashley Schaeffer
    Ashley Schaeffer 3 months ago

    It's just a process of elimination puzzle...hoped for more.

  • Prophet T
    Prophet T 3 months ago

    This is boring puzzle. Electronic puzzels are less intresting than mechanical puzzles in my opinion

    • Bounasser Abdelwahab
      Bounasser Abdelwahab 1 month ago

      Bro, electronic puzzles can be fascinating too, just look up the Xbox puzzle on YouTube.


    • Opulence Manifest
      Opulence Manifest 3 months ago

      Prophet T yeah my thought exactly. electronic = way less interesting.


  • Duneslug
    Duneslug 3 months ago

    I just bought RYB, great job!

  • Mitch ismyname
    Mitch ismyname 3 months ago

    I thought it was a pile of canoes from a drone picture

  • Bruce Wayne
    Bruce Wayne 3 months ago

    seems like a lot of trial and error

  • Benjamin I Meszaros
    Benjamin I Meszaros 3 months ago

    HOLY CRAP! I HAD THIS WHEN I WAS A KID! ITS AMAZING!

    • xshobux
      xshobux 3 months ago

      Benjamin I Meszaros me too! I loved this thing!


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