[IAEP] Discussing Idea of a new Activity Hangman

Walter Bender walter.bender at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 09:36:14 EST 2011

On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 9:21 AM, mukeshgupta.2006 at gmail.com <
mukeshgupta.2006 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello friends,
> I have an idea of a new activity for sugar platform. I wish to develop a
> word guessing game like Hangman .I browsed through the sugar activities on
> http://activities.sugarlabs.org  and i didn't find any game related to
> word guessing. The game will consist of various categories which a user can
> choose from like animals,country names,famous personalities,dictionary words
> etc.After that the program will display a word of the chosen category and
> the user will have to press keys on keyboard (or click on virtual keypad) to
> guess the letters. User will have to do it in some specific number of
> attempts. After that some small information regarding the word guessed would
> be displayed.
> Please share your views about the idea and give suggestions .

There was a very nice version done at the University of San Carlos in Brazil
about 3-years ago. It should be available somewhere on the laptop.org wiki.
Not sure that it is still maintained, but it would be worth looking at.
Instead of a hangman, they used flower petals.


> Mukesh Gupta
> Delhi College of Engineering
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Walter Bender
Sugar Labs
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