Enigma

August 12, 2022
David

$3.00

Enigma is a continuous play word-game demonstration developed using FileMaker Pro and playable with FileMaker Pro or on the iPad using the free FileMaker Go App.

The goal is to guess a secret word by deduction, using clues provided from previous guesses. Type a 5-letter word to get started on your puzzle solving adventure!

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Description

Databases are everwhere … even games. This is a word-game demonstration developed using FileMaker Pro and playable with FileMaker Pro or on the iPad using the free FileMaker Go App. The goal is to guess a secret word by deduction, using clues provided from previous guesses. Type a 5-letter word to get started.

Features
  • Can be played without limit
  • There are three difficulty levels, plus a ‘mystery’ (random) level
  • It has a scoring system based on the wisdom of your guesses
  • A log of scoring penalties can be viewed
  • A random ‘starter word’ can be generated for your first guess
  • You can choose to restrict your entries to correctly spelled words, or not
Desktop Installation

Assuming that you have a copy of FileMaker Pro …

  • Download the Enigma app to any folder you prefer
  • You can open it by double-clicking or by selecting it from the ‘FileMaker Open’ window
iPad Installation
  • On your iPad, download the Enigma app and save it in the “Files” folder
  • On the main screen of your iPad, select the App Store icon
  • Search for “go 19”
  • Download the free App “Claris FileMaker Go 19”
  • When FileMaker Go opens, click on the Download icon in the upper-right corner
  • Select the Enigma app in your Files folder

… the game should just open.