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Direc­tory macros/latex/contrib/dps

Das Puzzle Spiel is a LaTeX package (dps package) for creating a
puzzle, a message actually, and a series of questions and answers. The
document consumer matches the questions with the answers. With each
match, another letter appears in the puzzle. Upon completion of all
questions, the message hidden in the puzzle is revealed. The puzzle is
primarily designed for the screen, but you can optionally create the
game for paper.

Note: Package files are attached to the documentation file dpstheman.pdf.

The home page of this package is 


The game uses some minor features new to the AeB (AcroTeX eDucation Bundle), 
so please download the lastest AeB and install. If you are unfamiliar with AeB, 
you better go to the AcroTeX eDucation Bundle home page and get the full download 
and documentation.

The latest AeB can be found at




Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (126.8k).

dPS – Create a "match­ing" game with a hid­den mes­sage

Das Puz­zle Spiel is a pack­age (dps) for cre­at­ing a puz­zle, a mes­sage ac­tu­ally, and a se­ries of ques­tions and an­swers. The doc­u­ment con­sumer matches the ques­tions with the an­swers. With each match, an­other let­ter ap­pears in the puz­zle. Upon com­ple­tion of all ques­tions, the mes­sage hid­den in the puz­zle is re­vealed. The puz­zle is pri­mar­ily de­signed for the screen, but you can op­tion­ally cre­ate the game for pa­per.

The pack­age it­self is dis­tributed as a zip file em­bed­ded in the pack­age doc­u­men­ta­tion.

Li­cense The Project Public Li­cense
Main­tainerDon­ald P. Story
Topics cre­ate pdf form fields, use form fields as an in­te­gral part of the pack­age
prob­lems and puz­zles, and their so­lu­tions
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