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By Christopher Healy, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Word game with a safe online multiplayer focus.

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I couldn't find this app in the app store, but this other game called Babel seems to be very similar and is quite fun!

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BANANAGRAMS plays like a free-form version of Scrabble -- there's no board, no grid; just a table on which players create and link words using the set of letter tiles selected. Playing solo is basically just practice. The real game is in the online multiplayer parlors. There players will find sometimes a dozen others all working to see who can use of all their tiles the fastest. The size of the tiles can make them tricky to move sometimes, and there will likely be occasion when a player accidentally moves the wrong letter, or several letters at once. It's not too frequent, but can be annoying. Sadly, there are also players who have found a way to cheat: The leaderboards, which list the fastest times, show players who supposedly used all their tiles in as little as one second -- a physical impossibility.

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