There are many word games available in the App Store. But I find it hard, while searching for a simple game that kids can play.
Now I have got one. It was released few days ago. Let us look at this hot release called Piffle. Upto 4 players can play this game at a time. It has Quick, Standard and Marathon types consisting of four, nine and twelve rounds respectively. The players can change the default names on the screen.
This game is all about creating new words as quickly as possible. After launching this game, a default three letter word will appear and each player will be given 6 letters at his/her station. To make a new word, the player must drag a letter from his station add it to the the existing letter. They can add before, after and in-between the existing letters.
If the player wants to replace an existing letter, he has to drag one from his station and drop it on the existing letters. They have to use as many letters as possible to gain more points. The player gets one point for each letter used from his station and players can get bonus points by playing quickly. If a player uses all the six letters in his station then he receives additional 5 points.
There are three wilds for each player. With Flick a player can remove the letter he/she wants to. But at least one letter must remain. New Draw help the player to get a new set of six letters and Clear Word help him/her to start with a new 3 letter word. After a player’s last turn, he/she will get 3 points for each wild that was not used.
This game might impress kids and they can spend their time playing and learning with it. It weighs around 12.9 MB and it costs only $1.99. You can try this if you have young kids and want them to learn some English early.