Anirah is an ancient Egyptian-themed tile matching game similar in some ways to the game MahJongg. This is not a typical Match-3 type of game, however. In Anirah, you are given a target number and then can match as many tiles as it takes to total up to that number. Tiles can be selected if they can slide off the board - straight up, down, left, or right. You could make a match with three tiles, or ten tiles, or even just one tile. The goal is to clear the board and proceed to the next round. How many rounds can you survive?
- 4 Gameplay Modes -- including timed modes and Dice Modes that generate new target numbers after every match
- 3 Difficulty Settings
- 7 Sets of Tile Graphics
- Geek Mode -- the not-very-secret secret mode that really twists your mind (choose binary or new hexadecimal!)
- Ridiculous Mode -- which doesn't number the tiles for an extra challenge (Only works on some graphic sets. I could have enabled it for all of them, but Stone? Papyrus? Come on, those would have been impossible!)
- Built To Be Casual -- you can quit at any time and Anirah will save your progress automatically
- Multiple Screen Resolutions -- runs in 800x600 for compatibility with older machines, up to 1920x1200 for higher end machines
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The following changes have been made since the initial release of Anirah: Riddle of the Pharaohs:
Version 1.2 (August 2010)NEW FEATURES: * First official support for Mac OSX * Added Hexadecimal option for Geek Mode (you know you want it) FIXES: * Updated internal file path handling to fix issue on Macintosh computers * Changed default background to something more Egyptian * Updated localization code to handle international number separators better * Updated logo graphics * Updated dependencies to fix issue on 64-bit Mac and Linux machines * Added note to strategy page regarding automatic game saving when you quit a game in progress * Added extra text to quit prompt to notify user that their game will be saved for them * Updated installer to improve Windows 7 support * Tilesets you can use with Ridiculous Mode are now marked in the dropdown list
Version 1.1 (October 2009)NEW FEATURES: * Added three new tile sets: Glass, Stone, and Hieroglyphs - The new Glass tileset is now the default for new installations (because it looks nicer than the Plain ones...) * Added six new backgrounds * Right-clicking on the board will now un-select all currently selected tiles * Added Ridiculous Mode - the ability to have tiles without numbers (note: doesn't work with Papyrus or Tech / Geek set) * Added background story text explaining where this game came from for those curious types [see Instructions for Story tab] FIXES: * Updated random algorithms in an attempt to make Hard games more winnable (just a bit...) * Fixed missing window icon * Windows X button for closing will now properly save games in progress * Added tileset description file for: - Papyrus, Geek, and Tech tiles are now just one tile that gets duped for all 13 - Tiles now have ovals and numbers drawn at runtime to ensure nice, readable fonts (and improve localization) * Added point value captions to language resource files * Increased round completion bonus for medium and hard difficulty settings * Clicking "Start New Game" will now prompt if you have a game in progress * Fixed music bug where playing all tracks randomly would sometimes randomly choose silence * Fixed bug with resizing screen occasionally preventing player from winning game * Fixed bug with plane animation that was causing an occasional random game crash
Version 1.0 (June 2009)Initial release
Anirah: Riddle of the Pharaohs is Shareware.
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