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Help with the downloadable games

If a downloadable game is an .exe file, just click the link, and choose open. The game will usually be installed among your other programs (otherwise you can choose where you would like to install it during the installation process).

If the game is a .zip or .rar file, choose save, and save it to your pc.
Extract it in a new folder using WinRar for example (if you don't have it, get it from here: http://www.rarlab.com/).
Then click the installation file (in most cases .exe file) or the file that starts the game, and your pc will install it, or launch it respectively.
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Game Loading Problems

First Check to make sure you have all the latest Plugins. They are free updates to your computer that allows you to play the games. They will not hurt your computer. They just allow you to play our games.

Here's what you need:

For Java: http://www.java.com/en/download/windows_ie.jsp

For Flash: http://www.adobe.com/products/flashplayer/

For Shockwave: http://sdc.shockwave.com/shockwave/download/download.cgi

We highly recommend you are up to date on all of them so you can play all the games here.

If you are still having problems please post what the problem is HERE
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Rules updated

Old members and new members, please read the updated rules.
You find them as sticky at the top of all forum categories, for example here:
http://gamershood.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1603
Thank you for taking a couple of minutes to do that.

The moderation team
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Searching For Hints On Specific Riddle Levels

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  • Searching For Hints On Specific Riddle Levels

    I am sure that anyone who ever played a riddle and looked for a hint on a GamersHood forum thread with many pages knows this scenario - you want to search for the level number, but you cannot, as the "Search this Thread" tool only searches for words with 4 letters or more. This means you have to go over the entire long thread looking for the magical words "I am stuck on level XX" or "spoiler for XX".

    So, as a community service for all riddlers out there, here are three suggestions made by the GamersHood Moderation team for searching hints on a specific riddle level in a more effective way:
    1. Use Gamershood's archive version of the thread:
      Go to http://www.gamershood.com/forum/archive/index.php, press on the "Riddles" link under "FREE ONLINE & OFFLINE GAMES" and navigate through the links to the desired riddle thread - you can use the browser "find" option (Ctrl + F) to find the riddle name. Once you are in the riddle thread, use the browser "find" option to find a particular word, word combination or specific level number.
    2. Use google to search in a GamersHood thread:
      Enter into google the riddle name, the word combination you want to find (e.g. "level 11" or "on 11") and the expression "site:www.gamershood.com/forum". Some of the results might contain links to places in the thread discussing that level.
    3. Look for keywords instead of level number:
      Try using GamersHood's "Search this Thread" tool looking for keywords of info from the level you are in (e.g. level title, key words from the text in the level etc). Who knows, you might get lucky and someone used one of the keywords in his request for help or in a hint.


    We hope these three suggestions will make your hunt for hints on GamersHood a bit easier

    GamersHood Moderation
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    They will make you want to

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