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Bookworm Deluxe

MobyRank MobyScore
Windows
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Windows Mobile
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4.5
BREW
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4.3
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Description

Bookworm is a combination of Scrabble and Bejeweled, in which you create words by selecting letters from adjacent tiles. Completed words are converted to points and removed from the board. New tiles fall in from the top to fill in the empty tile positions. Watch out for fiery letter tiles that will burn through your other tiles one at a time. Creating longer words will stave off burning tiles and generate bonus tiles as well. Words containing bonus tiles are worth more points.

The dictionary in this deluxe version is robust, containing over 150,000 words from three to twelve letters long. The Deluxe version adds an Action Game, new bonus gem tiles, automatic saved games, many word definitions, and a high score Hall of Fame maintained locally and, optionally, on the Internet.

Screenshots

Bookworm Deluxe Macintosh Feeding the bookworm
Bookworm Deluxe Windows Menu screen
Bookworm Deluxe iPhone Get rid of these as soon as possible
Bookworm Deluxe Windows Coloured squares give more points.

Alternate Titles

  • "Bookworm" -- iPhone title
  • "Bespelled Deluxe" -- Microsoft-branded release

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The Press Says

Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Jun, 2003 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
148apps iPhone Mar 23, 2010 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Worth Playing Nintendo DSi Jan 14, 2010 9 out of 10 90
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Nov 18, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN Nintendo DSi Dec 01, 2009 8 out of 10 80
KnowYourMobile.com J2ME Sep 03, 2009 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
The Review Busters Nintendo DS 2010 7.75 out of 10 78
Nintendo Life Nintendo DSi Dec 02, 2009 7 out of 10 70
Softonic Windows Sep 09, 2004 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Jul 10, 2008 10 out of 20 50

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Awards

  • Computer Gaming World
    • March 2004 (Issue #236) – Puzzle Game of the Year

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Contributed to by Nick Newhard (103), Kabushi (116615), gamewarrior (5067), Ben K (22979), Wayne Imlach (77), jvm (234) and Macs Black (77844)