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Wordington: Words & Design

By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Fun spelling word game can be too easy to play.

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age 17+

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age 17+

Inappropriate words for game

Wordington is a fun and easy game , however there are many inappropriate words to find in the puzzles. Like sex, sexless, beer, smoke, alcohol, pimp, gin, and afew others. Not bad words just not for your little kids maybe or if you don't like these in a game. Bit then the character ends up with grape juice at a picnic! Interesting I think.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1 ):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Though hardly original, this spelling puzzle game will keep would-be wordsmiths and interior designers on their toes. In Wordington: Words & Design, Emma decides to move into her grandparent's old house after she catches her boyfriend cheating on her. But since the house is a mess, Emma has to solve a series of word puzzles so she can earn the stars needed to sweep up, replace the floors, and make other improvements. To do this, she has to spell words that fit a puzzle board by drawing a line, in order, from one letter piece to another. In other words, it's like Scrabble if the board was smaller, you played by yourself, and finishing a board let you clean up or buy stuff for some broken hearted lady's new home.

As with similar games that use this mechanic, this doesn't get tough until you play a while, and even then you can always buy a hint for cheap. You can also double your earnings by watching an ad, which makes it tempting to buy hints all the time. It also doesn't help that the story is rather obvious, or that Emma isn't a terribly interesting person, though playing a puzzle game for the story is like buying a welcome mat for your dog. Still, if you enjoy brain-teasing word puzzles, and interior design, Wordington: Words & Design can be n-----u-----f. No, wait, f-----u-----n.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPad , Android
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: August 27, 2020
  • Category: Puzzle Games
  • Publisher: Qiiwi Games AB
  • Version: 1.4.9
  • Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 9.0 or later; Requires Android 4.4 and up
  • Last updated: October 20, 2020

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