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Acrostix (DOS)

Acrostix Screenshots

DOS version

Acrostix DOS The game's animated title screen follows the company logo.
The letters appear scrambled and reassemble themselves to form the word. 
This animation cannot be skipped over.

The game's animated title screen follows the company logo. The letters appear scrambled and reassemble themselves to form the word. This animation cannot be skipped over.

Acrostix DOS The game's menu

The game's menu

Acrostix DOS Puzzles are held in library files. This file is supplied with the game and contains twenty puzzles

Puzzles are held in library files. This file is supplied with the game and contains twenty puzzles

Acrostix DOS When the puzzle file is selected the contents are displayed like this.
These are the clues to the puzzles the supplied library contains

When the puzzle file is selected the contents are displayed like this. These are the clues to the puzzles the supplied library contains

Acrostix DOS One of the supplied puzzles.
The answer in this case is a quote from US president Harry Truman

One of the supplied puzzles. The answer in this case is a quote from US president Harry Truman

Acrostix DOS Creating a puzzle using the editing tool. 
Step one names the library and step two identifies the author. This is step three, entering the puzzle phrase

Creating a puzzle using the editing tool. Step one names the library and step two identifies the author. This is step three, entering the puzzle phrase

Acrostix DOS Creating a puzzle using the supplied tool. This is step five in which the player enters the clue. There are a couple of other steps in which the player supplies the 'filler' letters

Creating a puzzle using the supplied tool. This is step five in which the player enters the clue. There are a couple of other steps in which the player supplies the 'filler' letters

Acrostix DOS This is how a puzzle created with the supplied tools looks.
The line of gibberish at the bottom of the text is optional, not entering it makes the puzzle harder

This is how a puzzle created with the supplied tools looks. The line of gibberish at the bottom of the text is optional, not entering it makes the puzzle harder

Acrostix DOS The game is explained in this help screen that is accessed from the main menu. There is another, similar screen, that explains puzzle creation in detail

The game is explained in this help screen that is accessed from the main menu. There is another, similar screen, that explains puzzle creation in detail

Acrostix DOS This is the in-game player guide to the controls

This is the in-game player guide to the controls