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Acrostix (DOS)

Acrostix Screenshots

DOS version

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 menu
Puzzles are held in library files. This file is supplied with the game and contains twenty puzzles
When the puzzle file is selected the contents are displayed like this. These are the clues to the puzzles the supplied library contains
One of the supplied puzzles. The answer in this case is a quote from US president Harry Truman
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 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
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
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
This is the in-game player guide to the controls