Playing games with language has been a continuous recreation activity since ancient times. Such activities as riddles, puns, and "double entendres" are common in many languages. During contemporary times a host of boxed language games concerned with sentences, words, and alphabetic letters have become popular. Many of these are variations on the well known and well used "crossword puzzle".

The following offers examples of many different types of word games in the collection. Click on a picture below to go to a page about that particular game, or a group of games. For example, clicking on "Scrabble" will take you to a number of pages each of which describes a version for a specific audience, adults, travelers, children, players with visual limitations, and the like.

Alphie's GameAnagramsGot A MinuteMake A Word
Alphie's Word Game Anagrams Got A Minute Make A Word
Language PuzzlesLingoLexiconLogomachy
The Riddler Lingo Lexicon Logomachy
Quip QubesPasswordRSVPScrabbage
Quipqubes Password
Scrabble GamesSentence CubeSensorSoup Game
Scrabble Sentence Cube Sensor Soup Game
Spill & SpellWheel Of FortuneWord For WordWord Yahtzee
Spill and Spell Wheel Of Fortune Word For Word Word Yahtzee

Last update April 1, 2010