Find the Hurkle Game JavaScript Demo

Find the Hurkle

Page design and JavaScript code copyright © 2018 by Matthew S Harris.
based on a program from the book "BASIC Computer Games", published by Workman Publishing, and copyright 1978 by Creative Computing.

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The Hurkle is hiding somewhere in the 10x10 grid shown below.

Click on a square in the grid below to guess where you think the Hurkle is hiding.

You have a total of 5 guesses to find the Hurkle.
If your guess does not find the Hurkle, text will appear underneath the grid (you may have to scroll down to see it) telling you how many guesses you have used, and how many you have remaining.
The game also gives you a compass direction, such as "Go South" or "Go North West" to help you home in on the Hurkle's hiding spot.
HINT: make your first guess at the center of the grid (row 5, column 5), and then use the compass directions to home in on the Hurkle's hiding spot. With a little experience, you will discover that it is pretty easy to find the Hurkle in less than 5 guesses! Hope you have fun! Happy Hurkle hunting!

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