Word puzzle games Entertainment and Educational too!
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Word Puzzle Games are spoken or board games often designed to test one's ability with language or to explore its properties. Word games are generally engaged as a source of entertainment, but have been found to serve an educational purpose as well. For instance, young children can find enjoyment playing modestly competitive games such as Hangman, while naturally developing important language skills like spelling. Solving crossword puzzles, which requires familiarity with a larger vocabulary, is a pastime that mature adults have long credited with keeping their minds sharp.
There are four broad categories of word games as shown below :
LETTER ARRANGEMENT GAMES
- LETTER ARRANGEMENT GAMES - ( read )...
Acrophobia , Alpha Blitz, Alternade, Anagrab
Anagrams – both a simple game of rearranging letters and a linguistic recreation of making anagrams that seem to illuminate something about the original word, such as "Old west action" for "Clint Eastwood".
Bananagrams, Boggle, Chicktionary – Game from Blockdot, Euler's Day Off , Ghost,
Jumble – game of word forming with letter permutations.
Pass the Bomb – make a word including the given letters before the bomb explodes
Pick Two rearranging word tile crossword game
Quiddler – a game of forming words using a deck of cards with letters printed on them
Scrabble and its variants, Scribbage, Scriptorium – the game which gives meaning to words, Take a Letter, Word Craft a game of rearranging word tiles given a dictionary definition or bit of trivia,Word Thief word stealing card game.
Paper and pencil games/puzzles
- PAPER AND PENCIL GAMES/PUZZLES - ( read )...
Arrowords , Acrostics, Crossword puzzles, Cryptic crossword, Cryptograms, Hangman, Jotto (or Giotto) , Lord Word Worm, Rebus, Word polygon – A puzzle often included in newspapers combining an anagram with a type of wordsearch. Word Search.
Anagram(as discussed above ), Constrained writing, Contact, Ditloids, Gry
Homophone Word Game, Kangaroo words, Letter banks, Lipograms, Palindromes, Pangrams
Quadrivial Quandary, Rebus, Shiritori, Spelling bee, Spoonerisms, The Da Vinci Game
The Green Glass Door, Word golf
There probably are not enough web pages in the entire universe to list all the word games available, so I would like to focus on just a few: If any of these games catch your fancy be sure to click on them , you can always play free on The NICHE. Also stick around and play this free game of Hangman ( very simple and lots of fun, let the Word Puzzle Games begin!! )