Top Secret Decoder (Mac, CD-ROM) Houghton Mifflin Interactive - 1995 USA, Canada Release

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Top Secret Decoder
Packaging cover Top Secret Decoder.
Product ID 46442-73581
Product UPC 046442735810
Product ISBN 0-395-73581-5
Platform(s) Mac
Packaging Retail Box
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1995
Publisher(s) Houghton Mifflin Interactive
Category(s) Hobby, Cryptography
Recommended age(s) 8-12.
Country of Origin United States of America

Description from the packaging.

The mysterious and marvelous mind-stretching CD-ROM for creating and cracking secret codes.

Top Secret Decoder is the first CD-ROM product that teaches kids how to encode and decode messages from the computer, then share the amazing results from friends. Packed with code-making tools and techniques, wacky sound effects, spectacular printing features, and decoding challenges, Top Secret Decoder provides an excellent way for kids ages 8-12 to develop and hone critical thinking skills.

  • 22 Easy-to-use coding tools.
  • With a particular cipher wheel setting, THINK turns into UIJOL.
  • Switch to alphaglyphs code and animals replace letters on the screen.
  • Amazing printouts that keep messages secret unless the recipient knows the code.
  • Print a version of THINK using the fake-out fold coding tool.
  • Besides exchanging printed messages, kids can master the art of decoding messages to earn impressive spy credentials.
  • 300 Code-cracking challenges, with 10 levels of difficulty, to hone critical thinking skills.

System Requirements

Mac System 7.0
Required CPU Mac II
Required RAM 8MB
Required CD Speed 2X

Box Scans

Retail Box cover Top Secret Decoder. Retail Box back Top Secret Decoder.



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