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 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.2.52
Scrabble: The Deluxe Computer Edition1990DOSVirgin Interactive Entertainment, Inc.4.00
Wordtris 1991DOS, Game Boy, Macintosh, SNESNintendo of America Inc.3.38
Scrabble1992Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, DOSU.S. Gold Ltd.3.85
Text Tiles1992CD-iPhilips Interactive Media, Inc....
Deluxe Scrabble for Windows1992Macintosh, Windows 3.xMacPlay3.87
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
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.4.33
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Selected Covers

Computer Scrabble ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Computer Scrabble
Scrabble DOS Front Cover
Front cover for Scrabble

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Computer 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
"Classic Boggle" mode
Screenshot from Boggle