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App description: War of Words is the action-packed crossword game with bombs! It starts with the turn-based word spelling gameplay you know and loveand adds Action Tiles! Have you ever wanted to blow up your opponents words? Or maybe steal some words for yourself? Now you can.


"In comparison to War of Words, [those other word games] are so innocent." TiPb

"War of Words adds a welcome cut-throat edge to more classic word games... and is damn fun to play as a result." What's On iPhone

"This game threw all my prejudices about crossword puzzles out the window!" AppMyWorld

"If you like crossword battle games and the letters on your board have worn away with use, then I suggest you give this game a try and see if the aggressive gameplay helps to refresh a classic board game." Smokin' Apps

"Thankfully a spelling game where the favor tends to lean on my [aggressive] side." App Store Arcade


- Start with the standard online crossword gameplay you know and love
- No longer limited to just letters War of Words introduces Action Tiles!
- Bomb Tiles let you destroy your opponents letters
- Thief Tiles allow you to steal words from the other player
- Drop Land Mine Tiles to catch your opponent unaware
- Play your own Multiplier Tiles to get the score of your dreams
- Reverse Tiles let you play a word backwards
- Start Over Tiles let you start a word anywhere on the board without connecting to another word
- Use an Extra Turn Tile to play two turns in a row
- Barricade Tiles let you block strategic locations on the board
- Shield Tiles protect areas from your opponent
- Wildcards can be multiple letters at the same time


- Many different board layouts to try
- Play online with up to 60 friends at once, or play at home with friends using Pass and Play
- Start a Random game to get into the action fast
- Online leaderboards let you compare your best scores against your friends and the world!
- Nearly 100 achievements to keep your games interesting
- Word definitions for those crazy plays


- Instantly start a game with any of your Game Center friends
- Online chat
- Push notifications let you know when to play
- Invite friends using Facebook, Twitter, or email
- Find friends using your contact list, their email address, Game Center nickname, and more


- Devices supported: iPhone 4S and up, iPod Touch 5th Generation and up, iPad 2 and up
- Requires iOS 9 or higher
- A Game Center account is required to play with friends
- Requires an Internet connection
02-03-2011, 07:40 PM
Cool Stuff...

Been playing this game non-stop today, and I'm really enjoying it. Addictively fun and pretty.
02-03-2011, 07:42 PM
Joined: Jul 2010
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02-03-2011, 08:34 PM
Joined: Jan 2011
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02-03-2011, 09:38 PM
Joined: Nov 2009
Posts: 5,146
Picked this one up. Only just started playing but looks pretty good so far.
02-06-2011, 11:24 AM
Joined: Sep 2010
Posts: 440
Costs $2.99 as IAP to disable ads.

Also, not to turn this into an IAP discussion, but the problem having this kind of game free with an IAP is it makes it impossible to gift to people. I can neither gift the free app or purchase the full version for someone. I don't play these games randomly, but with friends and family. There is also no easy way to see if it goes on sale.

Last edited by Tango; 02-06-2011 at 12:08 PM. Reason: clarification