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That Was The Week That Was (TWTWTW): Edition 2
This is the second edition of TWTWTW, a weekly blog proclaiming noteworthy news in the open source world. It provides a concise distilled commentary of notable open source related news from a different perspective. For the second edition, we present a succinct catchup covering software, hardware, book releases, ending with a real Barry Bargain!

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  • 9-Square
    To complete this word puzzle you have to find the nine letter word in the grid by going from letter to letter up, down, left, right or diagonally.
  • ABC Path Solver
    ABC Path Solver is a Perl program and library that automatically solves an ABC Path game while giving the reasoning.
  • Anagramarama
    Anagramarama is a word guessing game for Linux and Windows. The aim is to find as many words as possible in the time available.
  • boggle
    boogle is a digital remake of a classic dice-and-words and-points game. Shake up an array of letters, take a few minutes and see how many words you can make.
  • Cryptogram Puzzle Tool
    Cryptogram Puzzle Tool helps solve the simple cryptogram puzzles that appear in the daily newspapers. While these puzzles can often be solved almost by inspection, CPT4 provides a handy tool for the ones that turn out to be not quite so easy.
  • dialogquiz
    dialogquiz is a collection of trivia quizzes for Linux. Currently the collection consists of anagrams, multiple choice questions and hangman, with around 30,000 questions in total. Subjects range from The Sopranos to English monarchs, 80s rock to capital cities.
  • G Arit
    G Arit is an arithmetic test/game for X11.
  • Guess The Phrase!
    (commercial) Can you guess the hidden phrase? Link letters into words to reveal parts of the phrase. Solve different categories such as Movie Titles, Popular Musicians, World Cities, Animals and many more!
  • Jotto
    Jotto is a word puzzle game, where each player tries to guess an opponent's secret word. You can currently play solitaire or against the computer, and we are planning to add network support soon.
  • Kanagram
    Kanagram is a game based on anagrams of words: the puzzle is solved when the letters of the scrambled word are put back in the correct order. There is no limit on either time taken, or the amount of attempts to solve the word.
  • KBoggle
    KBoggle is a Boggle game for KDE. Boggle is a game in which the players must make words out of the letters found in a randomly generated grid of letters. The goal is to find as many words as possible in the given time.
  • Lexter
    Lexter is a real-time word puzzle for text terminals. Arrange the falling letters into words to score points.
  • Multiplication Puzzle
    Multiplication Puzzle is a simple GTK+ 2 game that emulates the multiplication game found in Emacs. Basically, a multiplication problem is shown with all digits replaced by letters. Your job is to guess which letter represents which number.
  • Net-o-Grama
    Net-o-Grama is a networked anagram game, which can be played by up to 4 players, but playing alone is also supported.
  • Pynagram
    Pynagram is a simple anagram game in which you must unjumble as many words as you can from seven jumbled letters.
  • Sakreble!
    Sakreble! is an open word game. It will be strongly configurable, with ability to create your own gameboards, letter sets and values and even rules.
  • TickleTux Hangman
    TickleTux Hangman aims to bring computer Hangman into the modern age. It's planned capabilities include skinning, hi-scores and network play. The source code and graphics are released under GPL.
  • tkhangman
    tkhangman is a Hangman game written in tcl/tk. New pictures and dictionary, and some error handling.
  • Wordsearch Puzzle Maker
    This program reads uppercase words (one per line) from standard input and hopefully emits a wordseach puzzle containing those words to stdout.

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