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Monday, July 7, 2008

Re: Kiss Your Scrabulous Goodbye

posted by on July 7 at 14:45 PM

Apparently I’m going to be beta testing this Hasbro-approved new Scrabble version. I’ll let you know if this goes through—I’ve already emailed back but haven’t heard anything.

Hi Annie-

I’m currently working with Hasbro, Inc. and Electronic Arts Inc. on their new SCRABBLE ® game for Facebook.

I found your site while searching for people interested in playing Scrabble on Facebook and want to invite you to be part of an exclusive closed BETA test of the new SCRABBLE® game for Facebook.

If you accept the invitation, I hope you’ll share your experience with your site’s readers. And, of course, we’d also love for you to share your thoughts on the game with us directly.

If you’re interested in becoming one of the first to play EA’s new SCRABBLE game for Facebook, simply reply and I’ll send you quick directions for joining the BETA test.

Thanks so much for your time-

I am an ardent Scrabulous fan, so if they fuck up any functionality, I promise to throw a fit.

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E-A-Sports. It's in the game.

Posted by Bellevue Ave | July 7, 2008 3:01 PM

I have EA's Scrabble game for my iPod. It's not bad, no serious functionality fuck-ups.

The one thing I don't like about it is the "Best Word" feature can't be adjusted or turned off - you always have 4 chances to wimp out and have the computer calculate the best possible move. In a game with four players, Best Word comes in handy too often and too easily.

Posted by Explorer | July 7, 2008 3:17 PM

Looking forward to the review.

Hey, if you log onto can you use the Oxford English Dictionary spellings like colour and centre?

Posted by Will in Seattle | July 7, 2008 3:51 PM

You can use SOWPODS, which combines US and UK English dictionaries, no matter what country you're in. But CENTRE and COLOUR are legal in both dictionaries; they're American spellings, too, just not preferred ones.

Posted by Fnarf | July 7, 2008 4:17 PM

oh, and for all these years I've only been using Americanized spellings ... dang, I could have been winning far more often!

Posted by Will in Seattle | July 7, 2008 5:02 PM

For me it's a shock that American spelling is allowed on Scrabulous. Still, it comes in handy.

Posted by piglet | July 8, 2008 1:37 AM

Arrrggghhhh noooo. Don't let them fuck up Scrabulous Annie! What else will I do all day at work?

Posted by SDizzle | July 8, 2008 8:01 AM

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