A downloadable game for Windows, macOS, and Linux

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Explore the wonderful world of poetry through deceptively simple substitution ciphers. 10% of every sale goes to Project Gutenberg, a volunteer effort to digitize, archive, and distribute literary works



  • Decode a vast and varied collection of curated poetry, where each poem is encrypted using one of the world's oldest codes: the substitution cipher
  • Decrypt over 400 excerpts as you explore classic poetic themes ranging from the bliss of love to the depths of despair
  • Like what you decoded? Read the entire poem in-game or download each poet's anthology online for free, direct links included!
  • Share the joy of poetry--10% of every sale will be donated to Project Gutenberg, an online library of over 60,000 free works of literature
  • Play at your own pace with four difficulty settings to choose from
  • Relax with a soothing, contemplative soundtrack
  • Choose between night or sunlight mode with optional enlarged cipher text

"Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary."
- Khalil Gibran

PLAY THE FIRST GAME:
Prose & Codes

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Buy Now$9.99 USD or more

In order to download this game you must purchase it at or above the minimum price of $9.99 USD. Your purchase comes with a Steam key. You will get access to the following files:

poemsandcodes-windows64.zip 365 MB
Version v1.6
poemsandcodes-mac64.zip 371 MB
Version v1.6
poemsandcodes-win32.zip 365 MB
Version v1.6
poemsandcodes-linux64.zip 366 MB
Version v1.6

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poemsandcodes-DEMO-win32.zip 362 MB
Version demo v1.1
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poemsandcodes-lin64.zip 364 MB
Version demo v1.1
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poemsandcodes-DEMO-win64.zip 363 MB
Version demo v1.1
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poemsandcodes-DEMO-mac.zip 368 MB
Version demo v1.1

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