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WordUp!

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WordUp!
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General
Author(s)Superpanic
TypePuzzle
LicenceMixed
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WordUp! is a homebrew puzzle game for the DS. In WordUp!, gamers use the stylus to connect letter into English words.

Features

A word must be at least three characters long and they can be horizontal, vertical, and diagonal. They can also read forward or backward.

Once blocks are correctly connected to form a word, they will disappear form the screen. If a column of blocks fill up the screen, the game is over. The game contains two game modes: WordUp!, which is an open ended game; the other mode, Arcade, features a level progression.

Superpanic says this version of WordUp! has a few missing features:

  • The game sound effects is working but the music is missing
  • "Options" under the menu does not work yet
  • No pause function button (to pause the game close the lid of the DS)
  • No file system for saving high scores and the scores are reset on reboot

Changelog

The new release has a new much larger dictionary, updated graphics, music (composed exclusively for the game by Syphus), hiscore save, timed full column warnings, awards, options and much more.