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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 TitleYearPlatformPublishersorted in ascending orderMobyScore
BookWormZ2005Windows2.00
Cross & Word Games1999WindowseGames, Inc.2.00
A Scrambled Word Game1980Commodore PET/CBM2.33
Computer Scrabble De Luxe1987Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX SpectrumVirgin Games, Ltd.3.64
The Electric Company Word Fun1980IntellivisionMattel Electronics2.60
Words With Friends2009Android, Browser, iPad, iPhone, Windows PhoneZynga Inc.2.64
Jumble: That Scrambled Word Game1998WindowsHasbro Interactive, Inc.2.73
Fowl Words: Farm Fresh Goodness2003Macintosh, WindowsKewlbox2.75
Textropolis2009iPhoneNimbleBit LLC2.80
WordUp2002iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsSkunk Studios, LLC.3.00
Computer Scrabble1983Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Commodore 64, MSX, Sinclair QL, Tatung Einstein, Thomson MO, Thomson TO, ZX SpectrumLeisure Genius3.00
1000 Words2004BREW, J2MEGameloft S.A.3.20
Scrabble2003WindowsInfogrames Interactive, Inc.3.29
Scrabble2001PlayStation, WindowsUbi Soft Entertainment Software3.33
WordTris2006BrowserQuickFlashGames.com3.50
Bookworm Adventures2006WindowsPopCap Games, Inc.3.55
Wordfeud2011Android, iPad, iPhone, Windows PhoneBertheussen IT3.67
Boggle1997WindowsHasbro Interactive, Inc.3.67
Bookworm Adventures Volume 22009WindowsPopCap Games, Inc.3.70
Wordtris 1992DOS, Game Boy, Macintosh, SNESNintendo of America Inc.3.75
Lexicon Word Challenge1998WindowseGames, Inc.3.83
Scrabble1992Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, DOSU.S. Gold Ltd.3.85
Deluxe Scrabble for Windows1992Macintosh, Windows 3.xMacPlay3.87
Scrabble Blast!2005Game Boy AdvanceDestination Software, Inc.3.88
Scrabble Interactive 20072006Nintendo DS, WindowsUbisoft Entertainment SA3.91
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Selected Covers

Wordtris  SNES Front Cover
Front cover for Wordtris
Computer Scrabble ZX Spectrum Front Cover
Front cover for Computer Scrabble
WordUp Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for WordUp
1000 Words BREW Front Cover
Front cover for 1000 Words

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Wordtris
Title screen
Screenshot from Computer Scrabble
Staggered Mode - the computer is scoring
Screenshot from BookWormZ
Title screen
Screenshot from WordUp