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/CBM2.33
The Electric Company Word Fun1980IntellivisionMattel Electronics2.60
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
Scrabble1992Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, DOSU.S. Gold Ltd.3.85
Deluxe Scrabble for Windows1992Macintosh, Windows 3.xMacPlay3.87
Text Tiles1992CD-iPhilips Interactive Media, Inc....
Wordtris 1992DOS, Game Boy, Macintosh, SNESNintendo of America Inc.3.43
Wordplay1993CD-i, Windows 3.xPhilips Interactive Media International Ltd....
Alfapet1993CD-iCD-i Studio ADATEK...
Monopoly / Scrabble / Risk: MacPlay Classic Collection1994MacintoshMacPlay4.00
Literati1994Browser, Windows 3.xMVP Software4.33
Tommy's Think II1995DOS...
Hieperdepiep, Ik Lees!1995CD-i, Windows 3.xPhilips Interactive Media Benelux B.V....
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.4.33
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Selected Covers

Mensa Mindbenders Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Mensa Mindbenders
Hieperdepiep, Ik Lees! CD-i Front Cover
Front cover for Hieperdepiep, Ik Lees!
Computer Scrabble ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Computer Scrabble
Wordtris  SNES Front Cover
Front cover for Wordtris

Selected Screenshots

Each game starts with a random fact
Screenshot from Mensa Mindbenders
Title screen
Screenshot from Computer Scrabble
Title screen
Screenshot from Wordtris
This is the shareware nag screen that is displayed at the start of the game
Screenshot from KrisKros
Title screen
Screenshot from Scrabble