Word Farrago - Scramble Letters, Spell Words in this Challenging Word Puzzle Game
By Gambit Technologies Inc.
This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.
Un-jumble the letters to form words! Word Farrago takes the classic word twisting game to the next level. The game has 6 different game modes with 4 difficulty levels each, and has added blank tiles and frozen tiles to the mix, resulting in a unique word forming gaming experience. With almost 80,000 words used in the game, every round you play is unique and challenging.
★★★ If you've enjoyed this game, be sure to check out Endless Farrago!
★ "I love it! The game has more variety and twists than Text Twist." - Mom
★ "Pairs well with my morning coffee and newspaper." - Dad
6 GAME MODES :
✓ Classic mode - plain and simple, swap letters to form 5, 6, 7 or 8 letter words
✓ Pyramid mode - try and form words of different lengths, perfect for wordie amateurs
✓ Half mode - the last few letters cannot be moved, try and guess the starting letters; challenging yet fun!
✓ Reverse mode - your first word must still form a word when reversed. This is quite challenging!
✓ Freeze mode - some letters are frozen and cannot be moved, test your word knowledge with this mode.
✓ Endless mode - continuously form words before time runs out. Warning, this can be addicting!
✓ iPhone 5 compatible
✓ Fun and innovative letter twisting gameplay
✓ Beautiful retina graphics, sound effects and relaxing background music
✓ 6 game modes: classic, pyramid, half, reverse, freeze and endless modes
✓ 4 difficulty levels per game mode for a total of 24 levels
✓ Game Center leaderboards
✓ Perfect for both casual word gamers and word game addicts!
What's New in Version 1.1
★ Hey wordie, we just released Endless Farrago. It's similar to this game that you love, but it's all about endless modes! Check it out in the app store! To celebrate this release, we have an awesome update to Word Farrago just for you:
★★★ 2 new GAME MODES for you to enjoy:
* New HALF MODE (free), half of the letters are frozen, can you guess the first few letters of each word?
* New REVERSE MODE (pro), the topmost word should be reversible, it should still form a word when the letters are reversed.
* Increased non-pro level cap to level 6
* Increased pro level cap to level 40
* Bug fixes and enhancements
I'd begun to despair that there would never be another really new word game app, only endless reinterpretations of the same old games. Word Farrago was a pleasant surprise. I enjoy the variety of games and having varying levels of difficulty. Sometimes I feel like working harder than at other times so I hop around rather than doing a steady progression.
I do have one complaint, though it cost no one any stars. I was moving letters around in one of the games, trying to make a word on all three levels. I had my mind on one particular solution. But, suddenly, the game lit up and said "Well Done" because I'd apparently solved the puzzle without knowing it. And I never got to see HOW I'd solved the puzzle, what words I'd formed. I'd done it by accident. So it would be nice if there were a way to see the finished puzzle for a moment before it is covered up by signs of congratulations. It's always gratifying anyway to look over a puzzle you've solved. Perhaps you could make the congratulations sign translucent or position it differently so the completed puzzles were still visible. Or you could add an option to review completed puzzle.
Other than that, a great game, lots of options and lots of fun.
This game would be better if the finished words didn't immediately disappear. I'd like a bit of time to gloat, or just say "what, that's a word?" Also, it'd be nice if it explained the scoring.
Update: I've been playing this a lot and enjoying it. Its biggest flaw is that the scoring hardly relates at all to the skill of solving it. A challenging puzzle gets a lower score than a quick easy one that happens to have a z, v, k, etc. It also lacks the satisfaction of some games that keep your score and have levels, though maybe if you pay you get that. And to keep it clean it's eliminated a lot of ordinary double-meaning words -- but otoh it has the biggest store of abstruse words I've ever seen.
I like it, it's fun!
A very challenging and entertaining game. I have one request... Can you make available a bundle of 100 or 200 (or more) letter "changes" for a reduced price rather than making us buy them only in bundles of 20 for 99 cents? PLEASE? I will have to stop playing because the further you go, the harder the game gets and the more you need help -- and I can't afford 1 or 2 extra bucks every time I play an extended session of two or more hours. Or, if this is available already, how do I access the purchase???
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- Category: Games
- Updated: Nov 06, 2012
- Version: 1.1
- Size: 29.1 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Gambit Technologies Inc.
- © 2012 Gambit Technologies Inc.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
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