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Bookworm Deluxe (iPhone)

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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.

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Bookworm Deluxe iPhone Bonus words found so far
Bookworm Deluxe iPhone Tracking statistics
Bookworm Deluxe iPhone A first match
Bookworm Deluxe iPhone How to play

Alternate Titles

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

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Bookworm appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

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

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Ben K (23103) added Bookworm Deluxe (iPhone) on Jan 25, 2010
Other platforms contributed by Nick Newhard (103), Kabushi (123007), gamewarrior (5065), Ben K (23103), Wayne Imlach (77), jvm (234) and Macs Black (77786)