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 where words need to be guessed or missing letters need to be filled in.
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Game Titlesorted in ascending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
A Scrambled Word Game1980Commodore PET/CBM...
The Electric Company Word Fun1980IntellivisionMattel Electronics...
Computer Scrabble1983Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Commodore 64, MSX, Sinclair QL, Tatung Einstein, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumLeisure Genius3.00
Computer Scrabble De Luxe1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumVirgin Games, Ltd.2.52
The Computer Edition of Scrabble Brand Crossword Game1987Apple II, DOS, MacintoshVirgin Games, Ltd.4.07
Scrabble: The Deluxe Computer Edition1990DOSVirgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.4.00
Boggle1990DOSHVB...
Scrabble1991DOSHVB...
Wordtris 1991DOS, Game Boy, Macintosh, SNESNintendo of America Inc.3.38
Scrabble1992Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, DOSU.S. Gold Ltd.3.85
Deluxe Scrabble for Windows1992Macintosh, Windows 3.xMacPlay...
Text Tiles1992CD-iPhilips Interactive Media, Inc....
KrisKros1992DOS...
Bonus1993DOSCET...
Wordplay1993CD-i, Windows 3.xPhilips Interactive Media International Ltd....
Alfapet1993CD-iCD-i Studio ADATEK...
Literati1994Browser, Windows 3.xMVP Software...
Monopoly / Scrabble / Risk: MacPlay Classic Collection1994MacintoshMacPlay...
Hieperdepiep, Ik Lees!1995CD-i, Windows 3.xPhilips Interactive Media Benelux B.V....
Tommy's Think II1995DOS...
Lettergreep1996CD-iPhilips Interactive Media Benelux B.V....
Scrabble1996Game.Com, Macintosh, PlayStation, Windows, Windows 3.xHasbro Interactive, Inc.4.05
Mensa Mindbenders1996WindowsMacmillan Interactive Publishing...
CatchWord1997WindowsDiscovery Channel Multimedia...
Boggle1997WindowsHasbro Interactive, Inc....
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Selected Covers

Scrabble DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Scrabble
Boggle Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Boggle

Selected Screenshots

No introduction screen, straight into the action!
Screenshot from A Scrambled Word Game
This is the first screen the player sees. Most, if not all, of Tommy's shareware games start like this
Screenshot from Tommy's Think II
Title screen
Screenshot from Scrabble
Title picture
Screenshot from Scrabble
Game group created by Sciere (367737), additional games added to group by Patrick Bregger (155419), piltdown_man (107526), KatieCadet2012 (1970), Kabushi (156873), Lampbane (2530), Scaryfun (13491), LepricahnsGold (119970), Crawly (1324), vedder (20606), 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (58380), Jeanne (75420) and Macs Black (77759)