CrossCraze FREE - Classic Word Game

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    CrossCraze FREE - Classic Word Game

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    Published: 2013-11-08, by .

    Place letters on the grid to score the most points possible against the AI or another player

    • Classic word game
    • Many different languages
    • Highly configurable
    • Unoriginal

    "It's not Scrabble, we swear!"

    There's a reason the classics have stuck around forever - they're solid games built on a foundation of the morals of our Founding Fathers. Alright, maybe it's just good design - ORT Software's CrossCraze is an app in this classic vein.

    Place your letter tiles on the board to form words along the grid. Hit the bonus tiles to multiply your points. You can choose to play against the AI at all different levels of difficulty, or if you upgrade to the Pro version, you'll be able to face off against a human opponent. Choose from loads of different board layouts and styles, plus many different modes of play. There are even hint options for when you get stuck.

    CrossCraze supposrts US or International English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Swedish, Dutch or Danish. Whew! Way to go, polyglots!

    It may not be the most original app, but ORT Software's CrossCraze is a very well designed wordplay game with a heap of different options so that you can nerd out as long as you like.

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    by Janel , Appszoom

    Nov 08, 2013


    CrossCraze is a classic word strategy game where you drop letters on a board to build crosswords. Play solo versus the computer. Featuring fantastic graphics and an unparalleled range of game options, CrossCraze will take your word play to another level.

    Choose from nine languages: English (US or International), French (Français), German (Deutsch), Spanish (Español), Italian (Italiano), Dutch (Nederlands), Danish (Dansk), Norwegian (Norsk) or Swedish (Svenska - base words only or unrestricted).

    Frustrated by the cheating found in online word games, with so many players using puzzle solvers and word finders? Tired of hanging around for your friends to make their move? CrossCraze's single player mode lets you choose a computer opponent to match your own skill level. It never takes more than a moment to move, never abandons a game before the end, and never sends you inappropriate messages. How refreshing!

    'FREE' version features:

    No annoying ads.
    No intrusive permissions.
    No expensive in-app purchases.
    Slick graphics and special effects.
    Play offline in 'solitaire' mode.
    9 languages with over 4 million classic words.
    Flexible vocabulary option - add or disallow words.
    Hints for when you need to crack that losing streak.
    3 tile allocation methods.
    Instant score preview.
    Automatic rack sorting.
    Detailed game statistics.
    Portrait and landscape modes.
    Optimized for both phones and tablets.

    Official 'PRO' version features:

    Pass-and-play with a friend.
    English and French word definitions.
    28 board layouts, from 15x15 squares up to 21x21.
    11 original board styles.
    10 skill levels to challenge adults and children.
    Timer option.
    Penalties for invalid words.
    'Tile Stacking' mode (place new tiles over old).
    Name your players and track their statistics.

    Lost for words? Don't scrabble in the dark. CrossCraze's unique 'hint' system will search out the best word. Give yourself as many or as few hints per game as you like. CrossCraze can spell out the full word, or just show you where to look. Hints are included for 10 games in this FREE version.

    Boost your score by using Double Letter, Double Word, Triple Letter and Triple Word squares, then bring your alpha-game by playing all 7 tiles for a 'bingo' bonus.

    Choose from three methods of tile allocation: 'Random' for pot luck; 'Balanced' for a more predictable draw; or 'Helpful' to maintain an even spread of letters across your rack.

    Choose from two game modes: 'Classic', where new letters must connect to existing ones (e.g. change the word RABBLE to SCRABBLE); and 'Tile Stacking', where new tiles can also be dropped over old ones (e.g. change the verb SCRABBLE to SCRAMBLE).

    CrossCraze's automatic rack sorting lets you order your tiles alphabetically, or split them into vowels and consonants. Alternatively, scramble your rack with a simple double-tap.

    CrossCraze is a great educational tool for all ages. Boggle your brain, improve your spelling, expand your vocabulary, or even practice a foreign language. Plus, it's an excellent training academy for lovers of anagrams and other word games. Begin your trek from amateur champ to tournament word master, and crush your word chums with style.

    Ready for some fun? Let's play CROSSCRAZE!

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    Users comments for CrossCraze FREE - Classic Word Game

    Robert Stanisci

    by Robert Stanisci

    Nov 22, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    This is the best gsme ever. It is fast, exciting and keeps you alert and you learn new words. Cant say enough good things and the lack of ads brings me to this game faster than others. Thanks for this great game.

    Brian Evans

    by Brian Evans

    Nov 21, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    Just brilliant!

    Sharon Hausel

    by Sharon Hausel

    Nov 17, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    Excellent game. No invasive permissions and no ads disrupting game play! A very well done app.

    Kay McElroy

    by Kay McElroy

    Nov 17, 2017  |  "Poor"

    Your game is amateuristic, predictable , and boring.

    Elaine Sharp

    by Elaine Sharp

    Nov 17, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    Better than the other word games

    A Google user

    by A Google user

    Nov 16, 2017  |  "Awesome"

    Brilliant. Just love the fact that there are no ads and allows you to really enjoy the challenge. Well done. Love it!!!