Top Secret Decoder (PC and Mac, CD-ROM) Houghton Mifflin Interactive - 1993 USA, Canada Release

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Top Secret Decoder
Product ID 46442-79033
Product UPC 046442790338
Platform(s) PC and Mac
Packaging Retail Box
Media CD-ROM
Copyright date 1993
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 program for creating and cracking secret codes!

Create your own spy language! Choose from dozens of encoding tools that automatically turn simple messages into complex codes that will stump your brainiest friends. You can even use your special code language to talk to fellow spies by printing out your secret messages in lots of creative and crafty formats.

Top Secret Decoder is loaded with code-making tools and techniques, wacky sound effects and spectacular printed pieces. And don't forget the Decoder Challenge Game- a tough, mind-bending game that will turn you into a CodeMaster!

Top Secret Decoder is the fun and easy way for anyone to earn their secret agent credentials!

  • 22 Easy-to-use automatic coding tools.
  • 300 Code-cracking challenges in 10 skill levels.
  • Print out your coded messages.
  • Master the codes and earn impressive secret agent certificates.
  • Free! Top Secret Decoder tool you can take with you!
  • Some codes are so tricky, you'll need to print and fold them to figure them out!
  • Sometimes you'll need to print your messages to decode them!
  • Use the handy cipher wheel to unravel the codes.
  • Earn spy certificates for cracking codes.

Attention Parents:
Your kids can learn from this! (but don't tell them!)

This CD-ROM will challenge your children. It offers open-ended (away from the computer) activities and real benefits to growing minds.

This software teaches important skills like high-order thinking, patterning, and logical and divergent reasoning. Chances are, you and your children learned to read from a Houghton Mifflin textbook, and chances are, your children will continue to learn from Houghton Mifflin Interactive software.

System Requirements

PC Windows 3.1
Required CPU 486-33
Required RAM 8MB
Req. Hard Drive 8MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio 16-bit sound card
Supported Video SVGA
Required RAM 8MB
Req. Hard Drive 8MB Free
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X
Required Audio 16-bit sound card
Supported Video SVGA
Mac System 7.0
Required CPU Mac LC III
Required RAM 8MB
Requires Mouse Yes
Required CD Speed 2X

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