MASH iTunes Listing MASH is a mobile version of Mansion Apartment Shack House, a grade school game that tries to predict your future. Like all the games I’ve discussed in the Apple Considers This a Word Game series, I have no idea how this is a word game.
Draw One line iTunes Listing Draw One line is a puzzle game where you draw one line to connect two circles. There are no words in the game, yet Apple places Draw One line in its list of free word games.
Minesweeper Board Game iTunes Listing Minesweeper Board Game is a Minesweeper game. There are no words in it, only numbers. Yet Minesweeper Board Game appears in Apple’s list of free word games and LetterMiner doesn’t.
Slots of Gold Big Win iTunes Listing Slots of Gold Big Win is a slot machine game yet it appears in the App Store’s list of free word games.
Trivia Guy iTunes Listing Trivia Guy is a quiz game. It belongs in the trivia game section of the App Store, not the word game section.
Number Salad iTunes Listing The first sentence describing Number Salad in its iTunes listing is that Number Salad is a numeric puzzle game. How can Apple consider a numeric puzzle game to be a word game?
Choices: Stories You Play iTunes Listing Choices: Stories You Play is the mobile gaming equivalent of reading a Choose Your Own Adventure book. You play through a story and make choices to control the direction the story takes. The only way Choices: Stories You Play could qualify as a word game is that the stories …
Key of Back Rooms 2 iTunes Listing The first sentence in the game’s App Store description says Key of Back Rooms 2 is a puzzle game. Why is it in the word game list? Key of Back Rooms 2 is as much a word game as LetterMiner is a trivia game.
If you browse the word games in the iOS App Store, you will find a Free Games category. I browsed through the free games to see where LetterMiner appeared on the list. I discovered that LetterMiner was not on the list of free word games even though LetterMiner is a free word game. When browsing …