Wordplay 0.3

Wordplay is a game for Unix/GTK+.
Wordplay is a game for Unix/GTK+. Wordplay is primarily aimed at Scrabble players looking to improve their anagramming and hooking skills, but can also be played for fun. The dictionary used is the full TWL98 word list (used for tournaments and club play in the U.S. and Canada).

Three types of games are available:

Word Mine: Find all words of a certain length which can be formed from the letters of a larger word. Letters may be repeated only as often as they appear in the given word.
Word Hooks: Find all words which "hook" off a given word: forming a new word by adding a letter to the beginning or end.
Bingos: Find all anagrams of the given (seven or more) letters. In a Scrabble game, playing a word which uses all letters on your rack is a bingo, netting you a 50-point bonus. The bingo puzzles included with wordplay comprise the 500 most statistically likely bingo-able 7-letter and 8-letter combinations, based on the standard Scrabble bag letter distribution.

Requirements:

· Gtk 1.2.x
· Gdk-Pixbuf

Installation:

To compile, check the top of Makefile for configuration options (you may want
to change PREFIX and/or CFLAGS), then type "make". To install, type "make
install".

What's New in This Release:

· Wordplay now uses the latest Scrabble tournament dictionary (OWL2).

last updated on:
August 19th, 2007, 15:35 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Suzanne Skinner
homepage:
ironphoenix.org
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Games \ Puzzle

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