Word games have been around a long time: puzzle books, board games like Scrabble, TV games shows based on words like Jeopardy and Family Feud come to mind. On the Internet word games are popular too. Some of the kinds of words games online are: anagrams, puzzles, spelling, semantic word games, jumble, word searches, letter arrangement, and word flips; here is some of the low down on Internet word games and more.
Word Games Online
Word Whomp has charming little gophers in it holding letters that you make into words. You are encouraged to whomp the little critters. The concept is to spell all of the words the player can before the time is up.
Bookworm Adventures is a journey to find the friend of Lex named Cassandra while fighting monsters along the way. The player treks through stories with Lex spelling their way to his friend.
Lucky Letters is an online word game from Pat Sajak. This is a word game show online; players can double their money. A player that wins five days straight gets to go to the lightening round where the game is more intense.
Bookworm Deluxe now operates in faster action mode and you help the bookworm munch on words quicker. Larger and longer words of up to twelve letters.
The player builds a word vine and from the reviews of people that have tried it this game is addictive, fun, and it becomes tricky as the vines grow and become entangled.
Treasure Words: be a word pirate and sail the seven seas cruising to the buried treasure with word spelling power; fill your sails and discover the treasure's hiding place.
Busy Bistro is word game in which you have to remember recipes and it is a culinary delight because you can print the recipes - the game is a memory and concentration thing.
Word Board Games
Language Detective Game: It is a game of proofreading and the player scoring the highest amount of points wins. Disorder is a word strategy game in which disorder can be good. Apples to Apples uses two decks of cards, has a judge that hands down the adjectives instead of the law. The object is to find a word in your hand that the judge's adjective could describe.
Word Games Software
UpWords is like Scrabble, but a little better for children to understand and enjoy, although it is a good game for adults, owing to the higher levels. The kicker to the game is that because words can be stacked it adds another way to make a different word from an existing word in the game.
Hoyle Word Games includes 9 games and there are different levels of play. Some are strategy games. There are a lot of options in this software. It includes character opponents that are animated.
iPhone Word Game
WordFu is an iPhone word game that has you shaking your phone; the shaking is for re-rolling your dice before your game starts if you don't like the letters you have. You must re-roll in twenty seconds or the game starts. The Kung Fu sound effects add a theatrical dimension to the game.
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