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Letter by Letter offers deep strategy for fans of mobile word games

Row Sham Bow

Word by word, developer Row Sham Bow hopes to make its new game the next big puzzler for smartphones.

Letter by Letter is a turn-based title for Android and iOS where players find words to take control of spaces on a playing field. Users increase their score while taking away points from their opponent.

“We worked really hard to reward players that have a good vocabulary rather than an arcane knowledge of the kinds of words traditional crossword-based puzzle games employ,” said Letter by Letter creator John Taylor. “We built a highly competitive game with an evolving strategy that develops in layers over the course of play.”

Layers … like an onion.

The game is available Friday, November 30, for Android and iOS devices. You can find it here.


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