Parents' Guide to

Scramble With Friends

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Addictive word game safer to play with your own friends.

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Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 17+


I love the game, but they rip you off. I paid for the ad free version, and it locked up on me so I removed it from my phone and when I went to put it back on, they tried to charge me again!! I refuse to pay for something I have already paid for and now I run out of coins constantly or have to pay for those!! They get you any way they can! They basically stole my money and are now trying to get more. I also emailed them and they are choosing to ignore this issue!
age 13+

Quick and addictive

The rounds of this game are pretty quick, in the style of Bejeweled Blitz or Zuma Blitz. It is a fast way to play a game with your teens.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (2 ):

Picking up SCRAMBLE WITH FRIENDS can be really bad for your productivity. And we say that in the nicest way possible. Taking a page from the classic board game Boggle and another from Words With Friends, this spelling game is addictive, entertaining, and wonderfully social. It can also be tricky if you have trouble making order out of chaos. The 16 letters on screen can taunt you as you search for words -- especially those that are more than three or four letters. Playing the game with friends from your Facebook or Twitter adds a degree of fun, since you're playing with friends, not strangers (it also adds a degree of safety). The free version is as fun as the paid version, but if you're planning to have several games going at once -- and you likely will before too long -- cough up the money for the paid version. It will save you money in the long run.

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