This is a rebus puzzle where each framed picture is cluing an acronym. Each frame depicts all but one word of the acronym. For instance, frame 12 shows a care bear and a woman tenderizing a steak, cluing ‘TLC’, otherwise known as ‘tender loving care’. Since ‘loving’ is not depicted in the frame, that is the one word left out.
The frames are in alphabetical order by acronym. The numbers at the end of the puzzle correlate to the number of letters in each acronym word, with the blanks matching to the word not shown in the picture. For ‘TLC’, frame 12, the correct pair would be (6 _ 4). Tender (6), Loving (6), Care (4).
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The groups of numbers at the end of the puzzle are in the order needed to extract the answer.
The first letter of each missing acronym word per frame to spells out
REAL TIME GAME. Looking at the very last part of the puzzle, the solver sees (4 4 _ 4). RTS Game (
REAL TIME STRATEGY GAME is a common acronym in the gaming world.
STRATEGY, the missing word, is the answer.