[IAEP] Discussing Idea of a new Activity Hangman
walter.bender at gmail.com
Sun Jan 2 10:04:40 EST 2011
On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 9:57 AM, mukeshgupta.2006 at gmail.com <
mukeshgupta.2006 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Walter,
> All i could find about the game you mentioned is the link.
> http://wiki.laptop.org/go/ABC_Flower .It mentions no sources or the
> maintainers. Is it the same game you're talking about.
That is the game I was recalling. As I suspected, it is not seemingly
maintained. It may be worth getting in touch with the original developers if
you can ( Muriel de Souza Godoi and Junia Coutinho Anacleto). I think it was
well conceived and worth learning from. Junia is still at USC as far as I
> And can i go on developing a new one ?
Of course. It seems you have some interesting ideas that are worth
exploring. (It would be an interesting enhancement to let the word lists be
locally generated as an option, e.g., this week's vocabulary words, etc.)
> Mukesh Gupta
> Delhi College of Engineering
> On Sun, Jan 2, 2011 at 8:06 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>wrote:
>> 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
>>> IAEP -- It's An Education Project (not a laptop project!)
>>> IAEP at lists.sugarlabs.org
>> Walter Bender
>> Sugar Labs
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