page last modified on: 22 May 1998
- Authentic and faithful adaptation of GAMES Magazine's popular puzzle column, "Battleships".
intuitive interface reduces tedious and repetitive steps needed to solve a board.
sizes of 7x7 or 10x10, each board size having 32,000 boards each. Every board guaranteed to have a unique solution.
board is graded into an easy. intermediate, hard or expert category.
window auto-resizing feature makes it ideal for vision-impaired players. Maximizing the main window makes every game element as large as possible.
interface (buttons, sounds, board coordinates) are completely configurable.
be configured to color/grayscale/monochrome screen display.
be played with a keyboard-only interface.
help file provides a wealth of tips and strategies for solving Fathom It! boards. Contains a step-by-step tutorial.
may request a hint at any time. A built-in rule-based expert system analyzes any board position, and is guaranteed to provide a hint. Ideal for learning to play the game, and challenges advanced players to "beat the solver".
track of best scores, sorted by board size and difficulty.
toggle levels (i.e. toggled squares have different numbers and color) facilitate complicated trains of logical deduction.
display window keeps track of ships found/remaining.
on practically any Windows PC: Windows 3.1 and above, CGA monitor or better.