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Description

The 2003 edition of the board game translation offers games with different settings: six board sizes, different board themes, the number of games, a timer for the overall game or a clock for each player, lose a turn when entering an invalid word, hints, ...

There is a built-in vocabulary that checks the entries, but you can also disable it to increase the difficulty. You can then choose to challenge the validity of words of other players, with a penalty attached. There are four difficulty settings for the AI level. The game can be played with the classic 2D top-down view, or the 3D one with the ability to zoom and shift around the board. The tiles are shown at the bottom of the screen. While playing, you can use hints or look up words in the included dictionary.

Next to regular games, you can play variations such as the championship mode, duplicate scrabble, conundrum, anagram, making the point and word challenge. Multiplayer games are available for up to 4 players simultaneously on LAN or internet (through ubi.com).

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Scrabble: 2003 Edition Windows The start of a game of Anagram
Scrabble: 2003 Edition Windows Duplicate Scrabble<br>Each player takes a turn. Their score accumulates by the value of the word they place but only the highest scoring word remains on the board
Scrabble: 2003 Edition Windows Anagram: The player must solve the anagrams and their score is accumulated over twelve rounds. If they are stuck they can skip a word
Scrabble: 2003 Edition Windows Conundrum. Here the player makes the best word they can from the seven supplied letters. The score accumulates over fourteen rounds

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Alternate Titles

  • "Scrabble: Nieuwste editie" -- Dutch title
  • "Scrabble Interactive: 2003 Edition" -- Ubisoft eXclusive title

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Critic Reviews

Quandary Windows Mar, 2003 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Jeuxvideo.com Windows Feb 06, 2003 14 out of 20 70
7Wolf Magazine Windows Feb 15, 2003 7 out of 10 70
Joystick (French) Windows Jun, 2003 6 out of 10 60
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows May 01, 2003 60 out of 100 60
PC Games (Germany) Windows Feb, 2003 58 out of 100 58

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Related Web Sites

  • Scrabble (Website for Ubisoft's Scrabble series)
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