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Word Shifters | Spelling Game | Literacy Game | Word Search Game



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  • Materials: wood, lasercutter

In this dynamic word search game, shift rows and columns of letters to find and score words.
This lasercut wooden game is 6x6 inches square with 25 locations, 20 gates and 50 A-Z letter tiles.
It's a travel-friendly family game for all ages.
The larger version is 9x9 inches with 49 locations.

Shift letters to make and find words in any direction.
In solitaire mode, try to beat your highest score shifting 25 letters.

Randomly place 25 letter tiles onto the board. Place the remaining letters facedown in a draw pile.
Insert the 20 gates into the board. Designate a scorekeeper. Agree upon an end-of-game target score, for example 100 points.
Decide upon a minimum word length of either three or four letters.

Game Play:
On each turn, a player will:
• Pick up a tile from the draw pile
• Determine a starting location on the edge of the board
• Open a gate at the opposite end of that row or column
• Shift the letters one space in the direction of the open gate
• Discard the shifted tile
• Insert the new tile in the open space
• Locate the words that intersect with that row or column
• Score the words found.


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09-16 Feb.

28 Jan.

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02-04 Feb.

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09-16 Feb.


Estimated to arrive at your doorstep 09-16 Feb.!

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162 shop reviews

4.5 out of 5 stars

natalie anne thomas 31 Aug, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

I thought this would be great (fairly easy) for my 93 year old, bedridden mom and tried it upon arrival, after a few hours I had to look up a hint to get started so these are serious puzzles for serious puzzlers(IMHO). I should've ordered the magnetic variety to avoid pieces getting lost in the bedding when they get knocked off the bed tray table. The way the puzzles are made appeals to the senses, they feel good and they sound good- no plastics clicking together kind of thing and look good. I'm ordering the symbols one next.

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raythewicked 02 Jan, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

It's stunning! The box it came in is so beautiful and the communication with the seller was wonderful and thorough. Thank you so much, I'm so excited to give this as a gift (and now I think I want one for me too, ha ha).

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petrovaicatya1 01 May, 2021

5 out of 5 stars

We love this game very much. We are homeschoolers and it's so helpful with vocabulary building, logic and imagination. It was delivered very fast and the seller was very nice. Thank you so much 😊

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natalie anne thomas 31 Aug, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

All around wonderful puzzle. 5 stars on every level. They are so beautifully made, the kind of thing that looks great on the coffee table inviting any and all to play. We all need to play more! Any of these would make a great gift. Arrived on time.

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