CrossWord (version: 2006.07.15)

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[Description]: This Java applet implements a variation of the popular crossword game. Title image, text, colors, fonts, and gridlines are all customizable. Simply provide a list of words and the program will automatically generate a scrambled crossword game for you.

[Tips]: All the stars represent the first letters of the words. Click and drag to select a group of characters from lighter cells on the board. If they match with any keyword highlighted in the list, the keyword will be removed. To get a hint on a word, first select a word from the list and then click on "Hint" button. Game is won by finding all keywords and lost by reaching the specified max time limit.

[Parameters]: Edit the data file (CrossWord.txt or your own filename) according to the format in the comments. Parameters include colors, fonts, text, images, etc. (Cut and paste the code in this commented HTML example, CrossWord.html)
[Package Info]:
  • File Descriptions:
  • CrossWord.html - this file
  • CrossWord.jar - CrossWord program classes
  • CrossWord.txt - sample data file
  • *.jpg *.gif - sample title and background images
  • *.au - sample audio files
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