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GuessWord

Play this unique word game in several languages. Guess the word by typing in your own words and use the comparative clues to figure things out. Top scores are recorded in the daily leaderboard. This September it will become the second educational game on MySpace.

Da Vinci's Cryptex

Decypher words hidden in Da Vinci`s portable vault of secret messages. Each day, seven pairs of related words are hidden in the Cryptex. Using clues, decypher the words to get recognition as the top cryptologist for the day. While decoding the messages, you will uncover other hidden words for which you will also receive bonus points. Currently, Cryptex is using English words and clues, but soon we will have other languages. Enjoy the art of decoding words. Only at SMS.ac.

Four-Letter Words and more

A puzzle where you unstack letters to form words. Start with four-letter words, progress to really tough seven-letter words. Because all of the letters cannot be seen, this is one challenging puzzle. There is only one perfect solution, but many alternatives. Includes both English and French words.

Catch the News

Catch the News is a totally different way of interacting with the latest news stories. It is both a source of up-to-date news and a headlines-guessing game. Literally "catch" news topics as they fly by within your mobile homepage in a variety of animated formats including explosions and tornados. Only at sms.ac.

Word Search

Community Word Search lets you waste time finding words in a 20x20 grid. Lots of categories to choose from and you have the ability to contribute your own word lists for everyone else to use. Strengthen your knowledge of English and other languages. Includes word searches for important keywords in today's actual news headlines. Only at SMS.ac.

There's a Hole in my Word!

This word game is played in a series of rounds. A round requires you to find 26 words hidden in a grid. Each word is missing one unique letter from the alphabet such that the letters A-Z are available as clues. Find the hidden words before time runs out. Unlimited challenges using our dictionary of over 100,000 family-friendly English words. Improve your English skills with three difficulty levels. Compete to be the top "Holer of the Day". Only at SMS.ac.

Compound Connections

This is a challenging and amusing diversion. Starting with a pair of related words, players take turns changing words into other words using rules. Example pairs of related words are GOOD FOOD, LIVE LIFE, ORANGE CHERRY. The basic rule is that the next word played must start with the last two letters of the prior word, for example CHAT -> ATOM. Players can create unlimited challenges for mutual co-operation. Currently this game is in English - other languages coming soon. As a bonus, you get access to the Word Chains game. Only at SMS.ac.

Morphing Word Chains

Word Chains is a co-operative game which challenges the community to morph words one letter at a time. See how long you can keep each chain going. Start as many chains as you'd like. Someone will always be intrigued to keep a chain going. Take turns morphing words in different chains. As a bonus, you get free access to the Double-Word Challenge word game. Pen and paper versions of this game are called: Doublets, Laddergrams, Stepwords, Transitions, Changelings, Word Chains, Ping Pong and Word Golf. Only at SMS.ac.

Surveys Galore

Want to know more about what the community thinks about your issues and learn from them? Want to canvass millions of potential users on questions of importance? This pod lets you create unlimited surveys of your choice and wait for people to respond. It's a fun way of knowing what people across the world think. You can start your own survey, and filter responses by gender, age and location (coming soon). Only at SMS.ac.

Double-Word Challenge

Double Word Challenge is a co-operative word game where you morph words until you connect with the target. This is a challenging and amusing diversion. Starting with a pair of related words, players take turns changing words into other words using rules. Example pairs of related words are GOOD FOOD, LIVE LIFE, ORANGE CHERRY. The basic rule is that the next word played must start with the last two letters of the prior word, for example CHAT -> ATOM. Players can create unlimited challenges for mutual co-operation. Currently this game is in English - other languages coming soon. Only at SMS.ac.

Quote Works

Solve quotation puzzles. Includes phrases, sayings, facts, today's news headlines and more. Compete to be the "Phrazer of the Day". See what phrase lists come with Quote Works. See how Quote Works helps teachers.

Gobble Words

A challenging game of making up your own words and depleting the puzzle. Gobble letters into words. Uses common 3 to 7 letter English words or a choice of word lists such as Geography.

Word Worm

Dig a tunnel for your worm to get home. Link letters into words. Completed words make the tunnel. Check for the latest word lists here.

Word Rotation

Words are formed by rotating the tiles until they match the clues. Check for the latest word lists.

Cell Mates

You need to unscramble the words using the clue or definition above each word. Check for the latest word lists here.

French Connections

With English clues, find the French words.The letters in the words are all jumbled up. Move them around until they match the clues.

Mixed-Up Words

Decode the words. Letters are scrambled and you must find the solutions.

Word Search

Classic word search game. A variety of words from subjects like Geography, Sports, Science.

Current (News) Events Word Search

Classic word search game using words and phrases from TODAY'S HEADLINES. News from the World, Canada and USA.

Stack Mates

Unstack letters to make words, with or without clues. A variety of challenges. Check for the latest word lists here.

Elevator Words

Use arrows to sort words. Check for the latest word lists here.

Elimination

Four types of logic puzzles with 100's of levels. Get rid of your tiles before time runs out. Use gravity, magnetism, deflections.


(6) Other Games

Math Worm

Dig a tunnel for your worm to get home. Link numbers into correct equations. Completed equations make the tunnel.

ScholarCards

A new way of learning. Card game and software. Developed by a teacher in Trinidad and Tobago.

Mixed-Up Math

One of our favorite games. Decode the math equations in a variety of formats.

NumSkulls Math

Become the top NumSkull. Beat the computer at its own mathematical game. Match equations with pairs or triplets of numbers.

Christmas Math

Help Santa do his math so he can get enough reindeer for his sleigh.

Free Math Elimination

A devious mathematical game with a logical twist. Eliminate pairs of numbers by matching them against correct answers. For example 23 matches "sum of digits is 5".


Unique Alarm Clock Software

Talking Headline News Alarm

Wakes you up by actually speaking the current news headlines with your computer's voice. Uses multiple RSS news sources, internet radio stations and local weather feeds. Weather Alert feature wakes you earlier if your local weather is bad. Turn on your room lights or start your radio with an optional X10 interface.

Cellular Alarm Clock

Send multiple alarms to multiple cellular phones. Wake up teenagers by cell phone. Send reminders when away from home. Plan things-to-do ahead of time and be reminded anytime you carry your cell phone. Works with almost any cellular provider that has text messaging.

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