Word Crystal, a word guessing game
Guessing games – by their nature – involve both luck and skill. Thus, while a small guessing game is interesting, it is difficult to actually get ‘good’ at it past a certain point. One method for reducing the amount of luck involved is to make the puzzle larger. Word Crystal attempts to add skill to a recently revitalized genre by expanding and linking several guessing puzzles.
Therefore the interface has the letters of the alphabet ordered by usage, in the name of the player having more assistance picking more common ones. The first and last letters of each word are the same, allowing players to make more meaningful choices regarding which word to try and find first. The letter guesses themselves give players more information.
On balance, the dictionary for Word Crystal is almost certainly significantly larger than the most common alternatives’.
Releases to Early Access March 30th on PC.
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