Game Classification

UpWords, Boggle, Hangman & Word Hunter Collection Dragonfly Game Design, ValuSoft (U.S.A.), 2006  

Informations Analyses Serious Gaming





Besides play, this title features the following intents:
  • Licensed title


This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

Similar games

This collection of games includes two licensed Hasbro titles and two additional word games. Each game has a single player mode, a challenge mode, a multiplayer hotseat mode, and a multiplayer LAN mode.

UpWords is a game where players receive tiles, and are tasked to spelling words vertically and horizontally. Unlike standard crosswords or scrabble however, in UpWords, players can place tiles on top of other tiles.

Boggle is a game where players are shown a grid of letters, and have a limited amount of time to spell words with adjacent letters. At the end of the round, players compare their words to eachother, and are given points for each unique word they find.

Hangman is a game where players have to solve for a mystery word by guessing letters in the word. Players have a limited number of wrong guesses, each corresponding to a different body part of a hanging man. Too many wrong guesses and the game is over.

Word Hunter is a game where players are given a scrambled set of letters and try to form as many unique words from the scramble as possible. [source:mobygames]

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : PC (Windows)