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Word Quest PLUS

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Description

Are you disappointed by all the amateurish word search games in the app store, with their small unreadable and weak puzzles, awful user interfaces, childish silly graphics, and limited content and functionality? If you are, or want something better, try Word Quest!

Word Quest is a fun, polished word and number search puzzle with many twists on the classic genre. With innovative additions to the original concept, challenging features and layouts, and tons of content, it'll keep you motivated and playing game after game. And unlike other word search games, the puzzles adjust to your preferences to create just the right complexity with the intersections and coverage amounts you want. Word Quest is OpenFeint enabled with leader-boards, achievements and challenges (connect and play online against your friends), and is Wikipedia search capable.

FEATURES AND HIGHLIGHTS

+ Several modes of play: Classic, Rush, Shift and Action
+ Timed play in Rush, scrolling board in Shift, and both in Action
+ Choice of board layouts, and option to hide word letters for an added challenge
+ Pre-set and custom difficulty levels, with coverage, intersections and more
+ Puzzles that adjust to your preferences to create the complexity you want
+ Scoring with strategic bonuses and penalties to keep you motivated
+ Many themes, with thousands of words in each, through in-app purchases*
+ Make custom word lists by downloading content from anywhere on the web
+ Online leader-boards, achievements and challenges through OpenFeint
+ Wikipedia integration: tap a word to find out more about it
+ Accessibility: letter watermarks, tap and hold to zoom
+ Tap-tap or finger swipe to select words
+ Resume interrupted game functionality
+ In-game iPod music interface
+ Native iPad user-interface

* LITE: Displays ads, includes 2 themes with 5000+ words. Upgrade with in-app purchases.
* PAID: No ads, includes 7 themes with 25000+ words. Upgrade with in-app purchases.
* PLUS: No ads, all themes included. There are no upgrades or in-app purchases.

PLAY MODES

+ CLASSIC +
This is the classic word search game. Your goal is to find a list of words on a random board of letters. Depending on the difficulty settings, words can appear in reverse order and can intersect each other. Your points are tracked but you have an unlimited amount of time to complete the puzzle.

+ RUSH +
This mode introduces the element of time. The game starts with a puzzle board like Classic, but you have a limited amount of time to finish, and finding words not only gives you points but subtracts time. There are bonus or penalty points in this mode based on how fast you finish and/or whether you run out of time.

+ SHIFT +
A twist on the Classic, the game board is longer than the screen. Only the visible words are listed, and the puzzle will automatically scroll as you find the words to reveal more. If you like Classic, but wish the game play were longer, this is your mode. As with Classic, your points are tracked but you don't have to worry about time.

+ ACTION +
This mode combines Rush and Shift. The game starts with a puzzle board similar to Shift, but you have a limited amount of time to finish, like in Rush. As an added challenge, the board will scroll automatically whether you found all the visible words or not. It's a race against space and time.

UPDATES ARE FREE TO BOTH THE APPLICATION AND PURCHASED THEMES.

Do you have comments, questions or suggestions? If so, we'd like to hear from you. Our goal is to have you enjoy the game as much as we enjoyed creating it, so if something needs fixing or you'd like to see a feature, tell us and we'll do our best to provide you with results. Contact us: WordQuest at IslandJohn.com.

What's New in Version 1.13.0

- Added GameCenter support for leaderboards and achievements
- Update OpenFeint to version 2.7.5
- Minor UI changes and fixes

Screenshots

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Customer Reviews

Best Word Search App Available

I purchased about 6 different word search type apps and this was definitely the best of them. It's easy to use and customize. I would definitely recommend this app for anyone looking to do a word search, be it an easy one or an extremely hard one. Another cool thing is that the game has tons of words in each category so you don't run into that many duplicates and if you do, they are always in different spots.

My only requests to the app developer would be to have a way to comment to you directly to make suggestions or report bugs. The biggest suggestion I currently have is to please give an option to disable the automatic word hints (when you haven't found a word for 20 seconds or so and the starting letter of a word pops up - in my opinion this takes away some of the fun of the game as the whole point is to search for words, not get told where they are if you're challenging yourself with a tough word search and get stumped for a little bit)

Really a great app that is very well designed!

Great way to learn new words!!!!

I have always loved word search and crossword games. I can sit for hours at a time while my husband drives our Semi & just lose myself in these games.
Thanks for not making it a "hokey"'just for kids app, I really enjoy the harder games and I learn a lot at the same time. Keep up the good work!!!

Best word search

Really enjoy word search puzzles but the games I've played before on pads or tablets were hard to see and select. This game is easy to read, has great contrast and is easy to select words plus it is challenging and offers some interesting categories.

Word Quest PLUS
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • $4.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.13.0
  • Size: 7.2 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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