Word Game Forever
Ultimate Word Game twist for word lovers seeking a long term challenge. US and UK spellings from a professional word list.
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A FAQ is available at the bottom of this page here.
The in app shop is accessable from the title screen.
Select letters from the 'Rack' in the middle of the screen to form a word of 3 or more letters. Press the 'Submit' button when your word is complete. If the word matches one in the dictionary then a score is calculated by adding the values of the letters in the word. See later for other scoring rules. The letters used are removed from the rack and are replaced with the next ones from the 'Pile' at the bottom of the screen.
Press the 'Shuffle' or 'Sort' buttons at any time to rearrange the letters in the rack, to maybe give you inspiration.
Press the 'X' button to the left of your word to clear the letter selection and start again. Delete a single letter from your selection using the '<' button to the right.
Under each letter in the rack is an 'X' button that can be used to remove that letter from the rack and be replaced with the next letter from the pile.
The X buttons are only available 3 seconds after the rack has been refilled.
The following table details the letter vaules:
|A, E, I, N, O, R, S, T, U||1|
|B, C, M, P||3|
|F, H, V, W, Y||4|
The following table details the rough probabilities that any given letter may be placed on the pile:
This data is only rough as there are separate algorithms in place to ensure that you don't get a run of vowels or consonants.