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Breeze through vocabulary building with Bluster!

This word matching game develops vocabulary and word understanding for school-aged children, or anyone brave enough to battle the elements.

Shine bright in single-player mode as you learn and practice important word skills. Match rhyming words, prefixes and suffixes, synonyms, homophones, adjectives, and more.

Collaborate with a friend in team mode. The multi-touch iPad screen allows both players to play simultaneously, so you can work together to weather the vocabulary storm.

Switch to versus mode and play head-to-head for the ultimate test of your lightning quickness. Disrupt your opponent with weather attacks like tornadoes and blizzards - it’s thunderous fun and just might give you the edge you need to reign supreme!

Bluster includes over 800 vocabulary words. Players choose a skill to practice and then try to make matches of three. Ten matches wins a round.

• Three different play modes - including two-player action.
• A variety of grade level appropriate content.
• Engaging animated gameplay with sound effects.
• Head-to-head and High Scores tables.
• Plays on the iPad in both landscape and portrait mode.
• In app purchases for additional vocabulary.

***** Want to get all the vocabulary packs? Consider Bluster Deluxe! *****

What's New in Version 1.3.1

New in 1.3:
• Five new scenes!
• Minor UI updates
• Built for iOS 7
• Bug fixes

New in 1.3.1:
• Stability fixes

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Customer Reviews

Ok app

This app, Bluster is an ok app because it has very few levels, and it's not a great challenge, it still is educational though. I liked this app because of it being a fun way to use prefixes and suffixes, but it isn't that challenging, and there is only one mode to play in. If I were to compare this app to any other prefix/suffix app, it would be close to the middle. There are many other better apps because of the amount of levels, and how challenging it is. I chose this app to download though, because of the reviews and the stars it was rated, but I don't think it was worth it. If I were to change anything about the app, it would be the amount of levels, and the different challenge levels it would have.

Great app for teamwork

I use this app in a first grade class where I volunteer. We tried the the versus then decided we loved the team approach - trying to beat the clock. Like that there is an Honors board. I wish it could be reset without reinstalling the game. I love being able to reinforce what is being taught in class. The student love knowing they are doing second and third grade work but do not like the blizzards. Would love some updates in the game.


This app is awesome! I use it often in my class and the students love it!

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  • Free
  • Category: Education
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.3.1
  • Size: 18.7 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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Top In-App Purchases

  1. Extra Rhyming Words$0.99
  2. Base Words$0.99
  3. Extra Synonyms$0.99
  4. Extra Prefixes$0.99
  5. Extra Words$0.99
  6. Extra Words$0.99
  7. Extra Rhyming Words$0.99
  8. Extra Adjectives$0.99
  9. Extra Word Roots$0.99