As a writer, I pretty much like words. That's my job. Well, it's not my job to like words, but it helps. It's my job to write words in a coherent and entertaining manner. But I digress, this isn't about stringing words together into sentences; it's about stacking words on top of each other in a Tetris-like game for the aspiring wordsmith. Sure, it may sound a bit confusing, but in reality the concept appears to be relatively simple.
The game is called SpellTower, and brings a funky twist to the traditional word game. It's like the dev threw Scrabble, Tetris, and a few crossword puzzles into a blender, and this is the result. It's not just a single strategy game, either – it has five different modes of gameplay: Tower mode, where you have to keep the blocks from stacking to the ceiling; puzzle mode, where every word brings a new row of letters; extreme puzzle mode, which has a minimum word length; Rush mode, a race against the clock; and debate mode, to play against a friend.
If that sounds like a good time to you, my would-be linguist friends, you can put your word-crafting skills to the test for $1.99 at the link below. Have fun.