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Word Construction games

Group Description

Games where the major gameplay element is based around constructing words, a concept popularized by Scrabble. To play or progress in the game, players need to form words using a selection of letters. This group also contains games where compounds need to be formed using etymons. It does not include crossword puzzles, or games were words need to be guessed or missing letters need to be filled in.
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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
The Electric Company Word Fun1980IntellivisionMattel Electronics2.60
A Scrambled Word Game1980Commodore PET/CBM2.33
Computer Scrabble1983Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Commodore 64, MSX, Sinclair QL, Tatung Einstein, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumLeisure Genius3.00
The Computer Edition of Scrabble Brand Crossword Game1987Apple II, DOS, MacintoshVirgin Games, Ltd.4.07
Computer Scrabble De Luxe1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumVirgin Games, Ltd.3.64
Scrabble: The Deluxe Computer Edition1990DOSVirgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.4.00
Boggle1990DOSHVB...
Scrabble1991DOSHVB4.00
Deluxe Scrabble for Windows1992Macintosh, Windows 3.xMacPlay3.87
Text Tiles1992CD-iPhilips Interactive Media, Inc....
Scrabble1992Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, DOSU.S. Gold Ltd.3.85
Wordtris 1992DOS, Game Boy, Macintosh, SNESNintendo of America Inc.3.75
Alfapet1993CD-iCD-i Studio ADATEK...
Wordplay1993CD-i, Windows 3.xPhilips Interactive Media International Ltd....
Bonus1993DOSCET4.46
Literati1994Browser, Windows 3.xMVP Software4.33
Monopoly / Scrabble / Risk: MacPlay Classic Collection1994MacintoshMacPlay4.00
Hieperdepiep, Ik Lees!1995CD-i, Windows 3.xPhilips Interactive Media Benelux B.V....
Tommy's Think II1995DOS...
Lettergreep1996CD-iPhilips Interactive Media Benelux B.V....
Mensa Mindbenders1996WindowsMacmillan Interactive Publishing...
Scrabble1996Game.Com, Macintosh, PlayStation, Windows, Windows 3.xHasbro Interactive, Inc.3.62
Boggle1997WindowsHasbro Interactive, Inc.3.67
CatchWord1997WindowsDiscovery Channel Multimedia...
Lexicon Word Challenge1998WindowseGames, Inc.3.83
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Selected Covers

Wordtris  SNES Front Cover
Front cover for Wordtris
Scrabble DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Scrabble

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Wordtris