Vexed is a classic game from the 1990s that proves as frustrating and addictive today as did the original release
This version is has 48 game packs each with 60 levels and five graphic theme packs representing Egyptian gods, Mayan art, Celtic art, Chinese characters and the classic symbol set.
Each puzzle consists of a grid of blocks, walls and blank spaces. The goal is to remove all the blocks to progress to the next level.
There are more than 1000 glyph illustrations including 400 Egyptian word examples and over 500 hieroglyphs from the Gardiner list. The app includes detailed information on the history of Egyptian writing and mathematics, the use of the different types of symbols, how to write your name, how to recognize kings names and the story of the scribe with a video showing how papyrus is made.
The Hieroglyphic Typewriter and Math Calculator is included. The on screen QWERTY keyboard incorporates alphabet and number symbols together with a selection of determinative signs. The keys include Latin symbols together with their hieroglyph equivalents and descriptions, which allow you to type messages naturally and at a glance see the translations. You can quickly write names and short secret messages and then with the email function you send the results by email.
The mystery of Egyptian cult temples explained, illustrated with videos, photos, drawings and 30 highly detailed computer generated reconstructions.
Type Egyptian Hieroglyphs on a QWERTY keyboard then email the results
The Hieroglyphic Typewriter incorporates the alphabet and number symbols together with a selection of determinative signs. It is designed as a fun entertainment app, so for ease of use the QWERTY keyboard includes close phonetic alternative glyphs for E, U V and X (which the Egyptians did not use). This allows you to quickly write names and short secret messages encoded in hieroglyphs and you can send the results by email. The recipient will receive a crib sheet to help translate your message and they can also print it.
The keys include Latin alphabet symbols together with their hieroglyph equivalents and descriptions, which allows you to type messages naturally and at a glance see the translations.
The shift key changes the keyboard giving access to number glyphs, a selection of words and some determinative signs which you can use to elaborate your messages.
The help section gives a basic understanding of Hieroglyphic writing and examples of how to write names.
Karnak – Second Court
A full screen reconstruction of the Second Court at Karnak temple during the Opet Festival. You simply touch different parts of the image to reveal extra detail, which includes images, video and text about that part of the scene.