When all you want is a quick test for your vocabulary without relying on someone else, just fire up one of these fantastic single-player word games: Most will work either on iOS or Android.
It all really blew up with the popularity of Words With Friends, and since then a huge number of games have been released to take advantage of the “with friends” turn-based multiplayer system. Some have come from Zynga, the original creators of Words With Friends, and some have come from other developers. Regardless of who is making the games, more keep coming, and a few of them are really good. The games on this list feature asynchronous multiplayer, but instead of being simple word games, this list features quite a bit more action.
It’s surprising that it’s taken so long for someone to marry word play and chess into the same exciting game – meet Wordbase.
Oxyphenbutazone. That’s about as high as you can go in Words With Friends – a word worth 1674 points. That’s either an awesome feat of linguistic prowess, or just plain cheating – you be the judge.