How to Play

letter board example for the word playtime

Swipe over letters to create words.

Any direction is okay as long as the letters are touching.

Letters can only be used once per word, and words must be 3 letter or longer.

BRAINPOWER

Each letter has a value.

1 = A, E, I, O, U, L, N, S, T, R
2 = D, G
3 = B, C, M, P
4 = F, H, V, W, Y
5 = K
6 = J, X
10 = Q, Z

The more letters the more Brainpower.

5 letters: 2x
6 letters: 3x
7 letters: 4x
8 letters: 5x

For example CAT has a Brainpower of
3 + 1 + 1 = 5

But a word like QUIZES has a Brainpower of
(10 + 1 + 1 + 10 + 1 + 1) x 3 = 72!

WHAT WORDS ARE VALID?

All English words except proper nouns, abbreviations, and words requiring apostrophes or hyphens. Wordshake uses the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

HOW TO EARN STARS?

Stars are based on the length of the word – 6-letter words get three stars.

On Clue levels, you can click any Clue word to show a letter, but it will cost you a star.

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