Sympathy Crossword Construction

Sympathy Crossword Construction

Download Editors' Rating:
4
Excellent
Average User Rating:
1.0
out of 2 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    3.4
  • Total Downloads:
    7,073
  • Date Added:
    October 05, 2011
  • File Size:
    7.45MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    2
  • Operating Systems:
    Windows 2000/XP/2003/Vista/Server 2008/7

Editors' Review

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Making crossword puzzles isn't easy, and Sympathy Crossword Construction isn't going to dumb it down for you. What it will do is provide you with plenty of options to create crosswords in a variety of styles.

The interface isn't bad, but it will probably require a visit to the built-in Help file to figure out, especially for first-time puzzle makers. A lot of the buttons will be unfamiliar simply because they're unique to puzzle creation, but mouse-over descriptions help. The program has a lot of different functions, which makes navigation a bit confusing, but on the whole it's well-organized and it shouldn't be too difficult for users to get used to with a bit of practice. After a quick visit to the Help file, we found it easy to create a puzzle, letting the program do the work of filling in most of the answers. We then amused ourselves by creating clues, making them up as we went along, although the program provides a couple of tools to help with this task. The clue database contains previously created clues (meaning there's nothing in it to start with), and the wordplay wizard helps users create anagrams and other more complex clues. The program provides multiple ways to view content and access features, meaning that with experience, users can tailor their use of the program to fit their needs.

Sympathy Crossword Construction has no time limitation on its trial, but the trial version prevents users from saving, printing, or exporting their puzzles. The program installs and uninstalls without issues. We recommend this program to any user who's serious about learning to create crosswords.

 
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User Reviews
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1 stars

"Impossible to use, totally frustrating!"

August 10, 2006  |  By jezabelle667

 |  Version: Sympathy Crossword Construction 3.1

Cons

The directions were useless, it was incomprhensable to use, if I hadn't known what it was supposed to be for, I would never have been able to guess based on what was on my screen. This was ridiculous and a waste of time. The next one Itried worked wonderfully, so I know it wasnt just me. Don't waste your time on this piece of flotsam.

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1 stars

"Rip Off"

October 03, 2005  |  By doylie_97032_71

 |  Version: Sympathy Crossword Construction 3.0.8

Pros

no pro's

Cons

would not work on my system kept askin for $159

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 3.4
Version 3.4 added feature for exporting and importing files in the ipuz open standard format.
General
Publisher Crossword Man
Publisher web site http://www.crosswordman.com/
Release Date September 24, 2011
Date Added October 05, 2011
Version 3.4
Category
Category Home Software
Subcategory Hobby Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 7.45MB
File Name sympe34.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 7,073
Downloads Last Week 2
Pricing
License Model Free to try
Limitations Save, print, export-disabled
Price $159.95

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