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Xanagrams (ZX Spectrum)

Xanagrams ZX Spectrum The game's load screen

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Xanagams is a single player educational word game that is something like a cross between cross-words and scrabble.

The game consists of a series of interlinked words in a crossword style grid. The player is supplied with all the letters that comprise these words and the object of the game is to place the letters correctly onto the play area to complete the words. Points are awarded for correctly placing a letter and are lost for either placing a letter incorrectly or asking the game to reveal what the correct letter in a given location is.

There are three levels of difficulty which are said to be for 'junior school children', 'senior school children' and 'adults and brighter children', and a game can consist of 1 - 5 words.


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Xanagrams ZX Spectrum There's a further delay as the game loads its vocabulary
Xanagrams ZX Spectrum This is a level 3 game (adults & smart kids). The words are noticeably longer
Xanagrams ZX Spectrum When the player guesses a letter incorrectly the game deducts 5 points The letters that have been tried are highlighted on the right. Here I tried O & L at the start of a word ...
Xanagrams ZX Spectrum The game has a basic help text screen.

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piltdown_man (81491) added Xanagrams (ZX Spectrum) on Mar 18, 2011
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