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Sherlock

By Marcela Ticha

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Description

Sherlock is an excelent word search puzzle maker that will give you a lot of fun for hours. Unlike similar apps Sherlock makes a fully-fledged puzzle containing a secret text. To read the secrets you have to find all the given words and remaining letters form the hidden message. Remaining letters are those not used in any of the given word.

Hidden message can be either your own text or it can be a randomly selected famous quote. Sherlock is also a perfect tool for preparing great games for your kids giving them printed puzzles containing instructions for the game. Instructions can be hidden in the puzzle. They must solve it first to be able to get them and to continue with your game. Puzzles can be exported to PDF file or saved to the disk, so you can share them with your friends.

Solving word search puzzles helps to develop the left brain hemispehere, helps to learn new words and improve spelling.

If you have any recommendation or if you find a bug do not hesitate and contact us at: jt@jiritichy.com

Enjoy!

Česky:
Sherlock je výborný generátor plnohodnotných osmisměrek s tajenkou. Tajenku může tvořit jednak vlastní text anebo může ukrývat náhodně vybraný slavný citát.
Najděte všechna slova ze seznamu a zbývající písmena tvoří tajenku.

Osmisměrky můžete také využít k tvorbě her pro své děti - instrukce ke hře mohou být ukryty v tajence osmisměrky a děti ji musí nejprve vyluštit, aby mohly pokračovat dále.

Osmisměrky lze exportovat do PDF formátu nebo mohou být uloženy na disk, což umožňuje jejich snadné sdílení s přáteli.

Luštění osmisměrek pomáhá rozvíjet levou mozkovou hemisféru, napomáhá učení nových slov a jsou tak výborným pomocníkem pro rozvoj Vašich dětí.

Máte-li jakékoliv připomínky a náměty, nebo naleznete-li jakoukoli chybu, neváhejte nás kontaktovat na: jt@jiritichy.com

Aplikace je plně lokalizována do českého jazyka.
Přejeme Vám hodně zábavy!

What's New in Version 1.1

- added Czech localization
- minor fixes

in Czech:
- přidána česká lokalizace
- opravy menších chyb

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Customer Reviews

Functional, not really fun

This is more of a creator than a game. The issue is that the things it creates are workman like, not fun.
The idea is that you will find words until only some letters are left, those letters relate to a quote you won’t see until you complete.
The issue is that there is no UI elegance here, and the puzzles are not fun.
word searches are about looking at letters. Why (on a large screen) is the presented puzzle tiny?
Why can I not click and drag between two letters?
Why is there no animation or sound?
Now to the puzzels themselves.
The words presented are from a full dictionary. This sounds great until you get a puzzle with: VIROID, PRAZEPAM, STUPAS, GHUTRAH, and OSTLER as words to find. (no hint of a lookup so that I can learn what these words mean).
In addition, in order to cover all of the letters some of the words overlapped for all but two of the letters (twice in my first puzzle). I am sure this is a legitimage configuration, but it made it less fun for me to play.

Simple, yet fun

It’s easy, if you like word finding games. I’m still tinkering with it, but it does what it says, and lets you export in quite a few different ways.

what do u do

y did u make it

Sherlock
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  • $0.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.1
  • Size: 8.6 MB
  • Languages: English, Czech
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Compatibility: OS X 10.7 or later, 64-bit processor

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