When it comes to games, I'm pretty picky--for the most part, I don't usually know how they work and don't want to take the time to learn. I got temporarily obsessed with Candy Crush a few months ago but rarely open the app anymore. For me to like a game, it has to be free to download, be easy to use, have fun sound effects that don't annoy me (and can be easily turned off), and look well-designed.
Lately, I've been playing a lot of Letroca (here in iTunes and here for Android), a word game where you try to create the biggest number of words possible with the group of letters given to you in each round. It meets all of my Will I Like This Game Criteria? and is just really, really fun to play.
It's like a quick little puzzle, and you can play as many or as few rounds as you want. It's a nice little brain workout, and I think it'd be really awesome for kids, as well. It's actually used in many schools as a fun vocabulary exercise for children ages 6 and up--but obviously it's enjoyed by adults as well, since I sat on my couch last night and played it for an hour.
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