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
The Electric Company Word Fun1980IntellivisionMattel Electronics...
A Scrambled Word Game1980Commodore PET/CBM...
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 Software...
Wordtris1991DOS, Game Boy, Macintosh, SNESNintendo of America Inc.3.38
Scrabble1991DOSHVB Software...
Text Tiles1992CD-iPhilips Interactive Media, Inc....
Deluxe Scrabble for Windows1992Macintosh, Windows 3.xMacPlay...
Scrabble1992Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, DOSU.S. Gold Ltd.3.85
KrisKros1992DOS...
Wordplay1993CD-i, Windows 3.xPhilips Interactive Media International Ltd....
Bonus1993DOSCET...
Alfapet1993CD-iCD-i Studio ADATEK...
Literati1994Browser, Windows 3.xMVP Software...
Monopoly / Scrabble / Risk: MacPlay Classic Collection1994MacintoshMacPlay...
Tommy's Think II1995DOS...
Hieperdepiep, Ik Lees!1995CD-i, Windows 3.xPhilips Interactive Media Benelux B.V....
Lettergreep1996CD-iPhilips Interactive Media Benelux B.V....
Mensa Mindbenders1996WindowsMacmillan Interactive Publishing...
Scrabble1996Macintosh, PlayStation, Windows, Windows 3.xHasbro Interactive, Inc.3.98
Boggle1997WindowsHasbro Interactive, Inc....
CatchWord1997WindowsDiscovery Channel Multimedia...
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Selected Covers

Boggle Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Boggle
Scrabble PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Scrabble
Wordtris SNES Front Cover
Front cover for Wordtris
Scrabble DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Scrabble

Selected Screenshots

This is the shareware nag screen that is displayed at the start of the game
Screenshot from KrisKros
"Classic Boggle" mode
Screenshot from Boggle
No introduction screen, straight into the action!
Screenshot from A Scrambled Word Game
Title screen
Screenshot from Scrabble
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
Game group created by Sciere (409371), additional games added to group by Patrick Bregger (161769), piltdown_man (122223), Katie Cadet (3504), Kabushi (170767), Lampbane (2533), Scaryfun (14547), LepricahnsGold (123886), Crawly (1324), vedder (20651), 雷堂嬢太朗 -raido.jotaro- (58352), Jeanne (75363) and Macs Black (77740)