Astraware awarded ‘Best Use of Wireless Network for Stand-Alone Application’ for Codewords

THE MIDLANDS, ENGLAND ? December 3rd 2004 ? Astraware are proud to announce that they were awarded the ?Best Use of Wireless Network for Stand-Alone Application? Award at the recent PalmSource Code Camp. The event was held in France for Palm OS developers and the Smartphone Application Contest was hosted by PalmSource in conjunction with Orange.

Astraware?s winning application is entitled Codewords. The game is described as a brain puzzler that tests your word mastery to new limits. Given a single three letter clue word you must use your wit and intelligence to deduce which numbers correspond to which letters in order to fill in the game board.

Puzzles are generated on the fly from a central server and delivered over the air guaranteeing a fresh challenge every time you play. Codewords aficionados can compete with one another in a race to complete the specially generated competition puzzles or jostle for the top spots in the online high score tables.

Codewords features:

  • On-the-fly puzzle generation
  • Multiple difficulty levels
  • Music and sound effects
  • Online high score tables
  • Compete in the race to complete special competition puzzles

Codewords is currently in early development to be released in 2005. For further information or to sign up for the preview mailing list, visit