SCRABBLE for iPad
By Electronic Arts
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CONNECT WITH FRIENDS. PLAY WITH WORDS. Get a game of SCRABBLE going with just about anyone – or play solo against the computer! Plus, now you can play SCRABBLE in English, French, Italian, German, Spanish, or Brazilian Portuguese.
WHO WILL YOU PLAY?
• Challenge friends via Facebook and more
• Find an instant opponent with a single touch
• Play solo against the computer to improve your skills
• Get numerous games going at once – more than any word game on the App Store
SHOW OFF YOUR SKILLS
Connect to Facebook and share your best scores. You can even talk a good game with enhanced chat and notification features.
IMPROVE YOUR SCORES WITH THE TEACHER
Become a SCRABBLE master with the exclusive “Teacher” feature - see what your best word could have been after every turn.
LOSS FOR WORDS?
Use the in-game word list, built-in official SCRABBLE dictionary, or the exclusive Best Word feature to see your highest scoring choices.
Want to recreate the feeling of a real-time in-person game? Try the new Speed Play mode where you and your opponent agree to 2 or 5 minute turns. If words aren't played in time, nudge and forfeit options are unlocked.
View every detail on the board with HD-quality graphics made to maximize the Retina display.
Ready for the first and last word in word games? Don’t accept imitations. Just say, “LET’S PLAY SCRABBLE!
What's New in Version 5.0.3
Hey SCRABBLE Fans! We’ve made a number of changes behind-the-scenes that will help the game load faster, crash less often, and deliver improved features including:
• Notifications – Know when it’s your turn to play and how many turns you have waiting for you
• Find Friends – Easily find the last 4 friends you’ve played with
• Added New Level of Difficulty – Now you can play against a Skilled opponent in your single player game
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Not as much fun as WordFeud
Scrabble 5.0.3 is o.k.
I've been playing Word Feud (not that cartoony WWF) for years. It has all of the features you could want except the real scrabble board and tile set. Scrabble 5.0.3 adds the teacher, which is also ok, but annoying (i think you can turn it off) and games against the computer, which is worth the $10 right there. What it lacks is a chat feature when playing random opponents. I don't know if it has one with friends since all off my friends are still on WF. I don't Facebook, and signing up with Origin was a terrible pain in the kazoo. As far as I can tell, it is impossible to do so from IOS. I had to use my laptop to get registered. Without chatting with the new people's I play against, how am I supposed to make new friends? So, for my $10, I'm playing games against the computer and people I can't talk to. Word Feud is simply better if what you want is a social experience and to play fun games. Scrabble is too anonymous for now. I guess you have to have both for the best experience.
Some time ago the designers of this app, which up to that point had been just fine, came out with an "upgrade" which caused any selected tile to enlarge when positioned over the board. Supposedly this was to help you see the tile. In reality the enlargement was so great as to obscure the underlying board. Fortunately many people , including myself, protested and this hated feature was eliminated. But now it's back, or something similar to it. Now, when a tile is held over the board, the board enlarges to the point that only a small area is visible. If I'm trying to put in a long word I sometimes can not see the spaces where the final letters go. Once the tile is place and you hit the "play" icon the board shrinks down to its original size. You can also shrink the board by pinching it, but it immediately expands if you drag another letter to it. The effect is jarring and dizzying, making the game a chore to play.
Why does this company insist on "fixing" something that doesn't need fixing? Maybe it will once again unfix the "fix" but until then avoid this update if you can.
Ruined! DO NOT UPDATE!
Believe all the 1 star reviews. I’ve used this app daily for more than 4 years. They’ve made some improvements over the years to the interface and play but it’s been a fairly decent app. This latest update is completely unplayable. I don’t get any of the icons above/below the game board. 90% of the time I don’t get any tiles in the rack. I can view the board, that’s it. If I do get tiles, I won’t have the Play button so there’s no way to submit a word and actually play my turn. All my friends (I play via Origin only) names have changed to GuestXXXX. Even after they updated and figured out how to log into Origin, they still aren’t listed as friends.
Thank God for iTunes backups. I was able to restore the prior version. Of course that means no more auto-app updates since there’s no way to have iOS ignore an update if auto update is turned on. But at least I can still play using the old version.
RUN, DO NOT DOWNLOAD! There are ZERO improvements. Believe the 1 star reviews! Do they even test their updates before releasing them?
- Category: Games
- Updated: Nov 19, 2015
- Version: 5.0.3
- Size: 78.9 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish
- Seller: Electronic Arts Inc.
- © 2013 Electronic Arts Inc.Inc. © 2013 Hasbro. All rights reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.