You can relax now.
If you've checked out my SCRABBLE World, you may have read "How Controversy Changed SCRABBLE". In that case, you know that the word JEW is not allowed in regular play, because it was deemed an offensive and obscene word.
If you've read my blog "How Controversy Changed SCRABBLE", then you know that the word JEW is not allowed in regular play, because it was deemed an offensive and obscene word.
The new Scrabble for iPad app lets you flick tiles from an iPod Touch, or iPhone onto the scrabble board on the large iPad screen. That way you can keep your tiles hidden from the other players.
Have a few old junk SCRABBLE boards, but don't want to throw them away? Recycle them!
OSPD1 In 1978, the first SCRABBLE Dictionary was conceived and published by Merriam-Webster, with the help of the National Scrabble Association (NSA). The idea was to include any word that was found in one of the five major dictionaries at the time:
SCRABBLE is taking the world by storm. It's everywhere. You can play it on Facebook, iPhone, iPod, Nintendo DS, PSP, mobile phones... you name it, it's there. And you can even gamble online, like with SCRABBLE Cubes on WorldWinner.
Joshua Glenn posted an article on Brainiac, where he researched anything related to Scrabble in American literature ranging from 1954-2003. Check it out.
If you thought playing Scrabble in your grandparents' kitsch and musty old house was your most dangerous gaming experience, you haven't heard of Extreme Scrabble yet.
If you're like me, you want to play Scrabble all the time. But you can't drag your Scrabble board everywhere, without drawing attention. Not to mention bringing it to work's probably a bad idea.
This is the ultimate Scrabbler's wet dream. The Scrabble computer keyboard. Richard "Doc" Nagy, a steampunk artist, has successfully designed a keyboard made with real Scrabble tiles. He's currently in the process of building a batch of them for sale, so keep an eye out for them.
If you think you're a Scrabble genius because you have all the two-letter words memorized, you're sorely wrong. To be a Scrabble genius, you have to know practically "every" word acceptable in Scrabble, so I'm guessing there's not too many Scrabble geniuses out there, because it's an impossible feat.
When your opponent throws down "AA", you tell them no abbreviations, but alas... it's not. They build "ZA" on the board for 64 points, and you say it's slang, but it's in the dictionary. Next is "EF", and you let them know that spelling out letters is not allowed and ridiculous... but it's totally legit.
If you love Scrabble, like me, this is the place for you. At least, I hope so. I want this to be a place for Scrabble lovers, both experts and novices, to learn and share their knowledge about gameplay and upcoming Scrabble events. The aim is to make this the only Scrabble resource you will ever need to go to. But I can't do it alone.