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Single-Player Word/Puzzle Games for iPad?

03-12-2013, 08:50 PM
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Single-Player Word/Puzzle Games for iPad?

There are a few threads about word games that were posted in the last couple months, but I didn't want to bump an old one and wanted some suggestions. (Hopefully I'm doing this right..)

I recently got an iPad mini and love it - I have a ton of games, and what I really love are word games. I've got Puzzlejuice and SpellTower (and love them!), but I'm big on games with crossword/puzzle aspects - like 6 Letter Words, 7 Words & that entire company, The Grading Game and Find the Synonym - ones that make me use my vocabulary.

Usually I find good titles just by browsing the App Store's top lists, but the one for word games is currently flooded with "4 pics, 1 word" clones and it makes it hard to find anything else. Also, a lot of word games are multiplayer/play with friends - like Letterpress - and I tend to play on my own.

Trying to stick with free, but all suggestions are welcome. Thanks in advance!
03-12-2013, 09:01 PM
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03-12-2013, 09:03 PM
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With regards to word games, I often play Jumbline. There's a free and paid version.

Basically, you're given some random letters, and you try to find as many different words from those letters. It's quite fun, and if you haven't already, give it a try!
03-12-2013, 09:04 PM
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W.e.l.d.e.r.
03-12-2013, 10:54 PM
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QatQi is insanely good, and free. Might be my favorite word game.
03-12-2013, 11:08 PM
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Originally Posted by KennyK View Post
With regards to word games, I often play Jumbline. There's a free and paid version.

Basically, you're given some random letters, and you try to find as many different words from those letters. It's quite fun, and if you haven't already, give it a try!
I just grabbed the free version and tried it out - it looks nifty! How's the hint system? I get stuck with word games often, hah, and with some I'd have to pay $ or in-game currency to get them.

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Originally Posted by sweetdiss
QatQi is insanely good, and free. Might be my favorite word game.
That's quite a recommendation! I just put it on my iPad, will give it a try shortly.

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Originally Posted by undeadcow
Wooords
I have that on my wishlist currently, it looks really nifty. I'm hoping to see it discounted at some point, but may relent and pay eventually.

Thanks, guys!
03-13-2013, 05:20 PM
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Originally Posted by Enriana View Post
I have that on my wishlist currently, it looks really nifty. I'm hoping to see it discounted at some point, but may relent and pay eventually.
We are currently doing a free promotion, so grab it while you can

StrayRobot - http://strayrobotgames.com
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03-13-2013, 05:32 PM
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We are currently doing a free promotion, so grab it while you can
Oh fantastic, thanks for letting me know! I just grabbed it and am excited to dig in. So many words!
03-13-2013, 06:40 PM
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There's an app called Word Mess that's also free (from $0.99). I haven't true it yet, but you may be interested
03-13-2013, 06:58 PM
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There's an app called Word Mess that's also free (from $0.99). I haven't true it yet, but you may be interested
I saw that earlier today and grabbed it - it's neat, it has a set of levels where you're finding rhymes, among others.