How to Play Crosswords in Kumospace

Start your morning off right by stimulating your brain with a Crossword puzzle.

Here's a quick guide to setting up the Crossword puzzle furniture and completing the Crossword in Kumospace.


Add the Crossword to your space

To add a Crossword puzzle to your space:

  1. Open the Edit menu on the bottom right of your screen, and click the Activities dropdown where you will find the Crossword puzzle.
  2. Click to select the Crossword furniture item, then click on where you'd like to place it in your Kumospace.
  3. Hover over the Crossword puzzle and click the Settings button.
  4. Select the Crossword puzzle you would like to play and click Save.
  5. Close your Edit menu and you’re ready to play!

Start the Crossword in Kumospace

To begin playing, click on the Crossword furniture item in your Kumospace.

If no puzzle has been selected, you will first be prompted to select a puzzle in order to play.

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Play with your Team

Don't forget to ask your team to join you! Multiple users can click the same Crossword furniture item to play simultaneously.

Kumospace will also send a notification to all users inside of your Room or audio range that you started playing the Crossword.

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Instructions on how to complete the Crossword

  • Click a cell once to enter an answer, and click that same cell again to switch between horizontal and vertical orientations
  • Click the clues to move the cursor directly to the cell for that answer
  • Hold down the Shift key to enter multiple characters for rebus answers

Basic Shortcut Keys

Letter / Number
Fill in current cell and advance cursor to next unfilled cell in the same word, if any

. (period)
Toggle pencil mode on/off

Arrow keys
Either move cursor along current orientation or change orientation without moving cursor

Space bar
Flip orientation between down/across

Delete or Backspace
Clear current cell

Alt + S, W, or P
Check Square, Word, or Puzzle

Alt + Shift + S, W, or P
Reveal Square, Word, or Puzzle

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