Letterpress – Word Game
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Find words, steal tiles, color the board! Letterpress is a fresh new word game for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Play against your friends using Game Center! The perfect blend of fun and strategy.
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*** REVIEWS ***
“Simple And Awesome.” —Touch Arcade
“It’s the first game that’s made my iPhone’s first home screen in years.” —Daring Fireball
“Letterpress in itself is something of a serious accomplishment. The creation of a balanced game with rules, regulations, and goals doesn't happen everyday. Like with Tweetie, Letterpress mines an idea to its basest elements and presents them without visual clutter.” —The Verge
“It’s quickly become one of my favorite games on iOS.” —MacStories
“Letterpress is a painfully addictive word game, earning its place on my home screen and sure to win the hearts of people in bathrooms everywhere.” —iMore
“Letterpress combines the fun of Boggle with Risk. It's a great two-player app for word game fans.” —Macworld
“The interface is packed with delightful interaction elements at every turn.” —The Next Web
What's New in Version 1.5
• Completely redesigned minimalist modern user interf...loljkjk.
• Fix freeze after viewing replay on iOS 7.
• Updated dictionary.
• Slippier icon.
This is the most consistently interesting word game of any I've played, and I've been playing it with 3 people all the time for at least 2 years now. Like Scrabble, a large vocabulary is very helpful, but in fact strategy is more important and the more you play this game the deeper you realise it goes. Makes Scrabble look like a child's game. Criticisms: As others have said, I would have given it 5 stars except that the dictionary it uses is rubbish and often doesn't accept common British words. The notifications are erratic too, but now I just check it every morning anyway.
Game could be good but the developers won't allow you to play more than 2 games! To add to the poor rules of the game, when you start a game very often from the start of the game the opponent won't play so you end up resigning! Or your opponent starts a game then once you've got to a good position to win they decide they are not going to play and so you have to resign! How many days would you have to wait to actually win if you waited? So having to wait unless you buy an upgrade you can't play until you've given in to your opponent who can only win by CHEATING! Developers do something to make this game enjoyable! I won't hold my BREATH! I know once you purchase any app the developers will never listen to the real players! I've written this review after having to resign 2 games! How pathetic some players are!!!
Good game but flaky app
I like the game. V addictive. But the app is flaky. Often requires you to come out of the app and reopen in order to accept turn. There is no way to manually refresh other than coming out of app and back in or by using iPhone pull down/up menus which forces a refresh. Ironic seeing as the game is supposed to have been developed by the guy who invented the pull-down refresh! Yesterday all my active games inexplicably disappeared from the app even though they are all still registering in game centre. A great game has been spoiled by a badly built app.
- Category: Games
- Updated: 01 November 2013
- Version: 1.5
- Size: 4.2 MB
- Languages: English, Spanish
- Developer: atebits
- © 2012 atebits LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 6.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimised for iPhone 5.