Word Weasel

Word Weasel


Word Weasel is a fast word game where you find as many words as you can from 9 letters in 50 seconds. Compete with everyone else playing at the same time, a new game starts every minute!

"The most fun you can have on your own with 9 random letters. Brilliantly simple, devilishly addictive."
--Kim, Android Market comment

Ad supported, with ability to upgrade to ad-free full version in game.

Uses the SOWPODS word list containing 100,000+ words. They may be obscure, but yes those are words!

Change history:
- Added a prominent menu button.
- Tweak backend communication for more robust multiplayer games.
- Fixed a rounding problem where top ratings stalled at 99.1.
- Optionally capitalize letters.
- Optionally make clear behave like backspace, hold will still clear.
- Accept keyboard input where available.
- Warn if trying to use the same word twice, can disable via options.
- Fix a ratings bug.
- Optimize tablet display.
- Optionally shake the device to shuffle letters.
- Use a simpler, more responsive rating system.
- Add a rating, tracking performance over time. View top rated players!
- Leaderboard of high scorers for each round.
- Optional offline play to reduce network use (free version still loads ads).
- Switch to a more compact dictionary model for a smaller app.
- Show all possible words using the given letters.
- Improve letter diversity (no more games with four 'A's).
- Fix a purchase bug.

Recent changes:
"Waiting for game" is now part of the main screen. Players may continue to browse the word list from the previous game while waiting for the next.
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Free
87
4.4
User ratings
1498
Installs
50,000+
Concerns
0
File size
2043 kb
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About Word Weasel
Word Weasel is a fast word game where you find as many words as you can from 9 letters in 50 seconds. Compete with everyone else playing at the same time, a new game starts every minute!

"The most fun you can have on your own with 9 random letters. Brilliantly simple, devilishly addictive."
--Kim, Android Market comment

Ad supported, with ability to upgrade to ad-free full version in game.

Uses the SOWPODS word list containing 100,000+ words. They may be obscure, but yes those are words!

Change history:
- Added a prominent menu button.
- Tweak backend communication for more robust multiplayer games.
- Fixed a rounding problem where top ratings stalled at 99.1.
- Optionally capitalize letters.
- Optionally make clear behave like backspace, hold will still clear.
- Accept keyboard input where available.
- Warn if trying to use the same word twice, can disable via options.
- Fix a ratings bug.
- Optimize tablet display.
- Optionally shake the device to shuffle letters.
- Use a simpler, more responsive rating system.
- Add a rating, tracking performance over time. View top rated players!
- Leaderboard of high scorers for each round.
- Optional offline play to reduce network use (free version still loads ads).
- Switch to a more compact dictionary model for a smaller app.
- Show all possible words using the given letters.
- Improve letter diversity (no more games with four 'A's).
- Fix a purchase bug.

Recent changes:
"Waiting for game" is now part of the main screen. Players may continue to browse the word list from the previous game while waiting for the next.

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User reviews of Word Weasel
Great game. Would be better if worked in landscape not just portrait! We dont all have rotatable devices...
Sep 27, 2011
Fun word game, the "versus everyone else" multiplayer is pretty cool.
May 4, 2011
Android Market Comments
A Google User
Jul 17, 2014
Love it Love it
A Google User
Jul 17, 2014
Great word app The time limit gives you that added pressure to make it fun and challenging. It also lets you know quickly what you ranked which makes it competitive.
A Google User
Jul 17, 2014
Word Weasel
A Google User
Jul 15, 2014
Very addictive. Would recommend to friends. It's a good time kill
A Google User
Jul 15, 2014
The pace is fun and I like improving my ranking.