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by Sean Wilson
Rated: Guidance Suggested
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (210 customer reviews)

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Product Details

  • ASIN: B004LUW148
  • Release Date: March 15, 2011
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (210 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #20,791 Free in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Free in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Play this fun, fast-moving word game on your Android device
  • Connect letters on a grid to create words
  • Earn points and new letters with every word you create
  • Race against the clock to increase your score and advance to higher levels
  • Make strategic use of wild card and bonus tiles

Product Description
See how many words you can find on the grid
Longer words result in higher scores

If you're a word person, you'll find wordoid! to be right up your alley. This fun, fast-moving word game for your Android device is easy to learn but hard to put down.

Build Words and Beat the Clock

Connect letters on a grid to create words--you'll receive new letters and earn points for every word you make. Wild card and bonus tiles add to the fun and help you boost your score. Race against the clock and see how many words you can create!

Long words earn more points than short ones, and working a bonus tile into your word will definitely give you a leg up--so it pays to be strategic. As with most word games, proper nouns and abbreviated or hyphenated words aren't allowed in wordoid!. That shouldn't be a problem, though, because there are plenty of words in the English language to choose from (and you know a whole lot of them!).

Technical Details

  • Size: 783.1KB
  • Version: 0.3.1
  • Developed By: Sean Wilson
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Open network sockets
    • Access the vibration feature
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 1.5
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 10 seconds

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
19 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great game! June 13, 2011
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it's simple, yet challenging! Great for killing time or mental excercise. Don't say i didnt warn you! I love it!
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18 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars kindle fire user December 30, 2011
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this is a good time waster of a game. it keeps you thinking and I forget what time it is when I am playing.
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16 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great game June 11, 2011
By Blah64
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This is my favorite game on my phone to pass time. It is really addictive. At first, I didn't like the time limit, but now that Ive gotten used to it, I like the challenge and pressure it presents.
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17 of 20 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Adult Ads October 16, 2011
By S.Brown
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The game is fun, but the adult ads are inappropriate. Wish I had known before I installed. I don't want my kids to play because of the ads and I don't like them either. Will be uninstalling and looking for a different game.
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9 of 10 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Adult Ads Inappropriate for 9 year olds! October 25, 2011
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Wordoid is fun and addictive, but the adult ads are annoying and inappropriate. Sadly there is no ad-free version, so I had to uninstall.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Flawed, But Fun, Challenging and Addicting January 27, 2012
It's odd that there don't appear to be many (good) games along the lines of Wordroid for the Android market, since there's definitely some potential in games like this that offer a more streamlined take on Scrabble, one that I'm more fond of.

The premise, gameplay and game itself are all very simple: One mode where you have 2 minutes to spell out words until you reach a certain number of points to reach the next "level." Once you hit a level, the 2 minutes are restored, meaning the challenge increases as you go on and earn more points. Words with 3 or more letters are accepted, with 3 letter words being worth 1 point, 4 letters yields 4 points and it increases from that. In other words, you'll want to spell out words with 4 or more letters each time. Some letters will also be highlighted to give extra points and you'll get the occasional spot with a question mark ("?"), which can be used for any letter and definitely helps when in a tight spot.

The game's shortcomings are that it's very bare bones in what you can do (again, just one mode), it has a tendency to give an absurd number of vowels as you go on and there's a good chance you'll find almost 1/3 of the entire board filled with the exact same letter. And when you're deep in the game with next to nothing but duplicates of the same vowels, you're pretty much left having to start over simply because of a lack of options. I'm not sure if the game can detect whether there are any possibilities, but there are points I seriously doubt it.

That said, the game is very addicting by nature. The permanently imposed time limit and gradual, increasing demand for more letters ensures that things remain challenging and interesting.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Addictive Fun! December 29, 2011
By Liko01
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My favorite "time-wasting" app so far-and it's FREE! If you like word games, you'll enjoy this app but be warned, it really is hard to put down. You get used to the timer very quickly and it becomes a fun challenge to see if you can keep moving up to higher levels, which earns you a reset on the timer. Great brain exercise, and a good test of your vocabulary.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Favorite puzzle app! December 22, 2011
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(Note: inn tribute too this awesome app, all the words inn this review are between three and seven letters) Once wee started playing Wordoid wee were all quickly hooked. Now all our Android devices inn the family have Wordoid, and wee all play about one hour oar more every day. The time limit can bee tough and shuffle would bee nice but overall five stars are inn order! High score still only 646 but I'll have more time too play over the holiday break. icy trees toast quick prunes!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I wish I could find more word games similar to this one.
Published 1 month ago by SHERRY C AIKEN
5.0 out of 5 stars Word-finding on steroids...
As you get better at this game, it gets harder. It's a diabolical plan to make you work and think... and take up as much of your free time as you will give it. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Leslye Sinn
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
It's fun and helps increase your vocabulary.
Published 4 months ago by Krys Pacheco
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
fun when you need to not think too much.
Published 4 months ago by Grandma
2.0 out of 5 stars Two Stars
I enjoyed this...for a minute! ;)
Published 5 months ago by bcard
5.0 out of 5 stars Highly recommend!
I love it!
Published 6 months ago by Erin Hine
3.0 out of 5 stars Nothing I would pay for
Game is okay I guess, but nothing I would pay for. Luckily I got it for free from Amazon.
Published 8 months ago by Alex Vastartis
3.0 out of 5 stars Keeping the letters lit until you finish the word.
I have trouble keeping the letter lit until i tap on the next one. I've used my finger and a stylist. Read more
Published 12 months ago by Bcrosby
3.0 out of 5 stars Great game but CONSTANTLY FREEZES-VERY ANNOYING!
Love this game and am somewhat addicted to it BUT, about 75 percent of the time it crashes and takes me all the way back to the beginning, wiping out my score and causing extreme... Read more
Published 13 months ago by gr8fl
4.0 out of 5 stars Wordoid Fun Without Pressure
Fun to play if you like word games. Scoring is still unclear to me but I play just to see what words I can make. Read more
Published 13 months ago by Amy Thorleifson
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