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Year Published
1981
# of Players
2 − 4
User Suggested # of Players
Best with 2 players
Recommended with 2, 3, 4 players
(16 voters) [poll]
Mfg Suggested Ages
8 and up
Playing Time
90 minutes
User Suggested Ages
8 and up
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Language Dependence
Unplayable in another language
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Subdomain
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Mechanic
Family
Primary Name
Upwords
Alternate Names
Betűtorony
Crucimaster
Crucimaster Travel
Intelect Up & Down
Mots en hauteur
OPTIMOTS
Optimots
Palabras Arriba
Scrabble Upwords
Sõnamäng
Stapelwoord
Topword
Topwords
TopWords Kompakt
Πυργόλεξο
Игра Слов
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Players must form words on an 8x8 (or in the newer editions 10x10) grid. The words may be formed horizontally or vertically on the grid, as in Scrabble, but as the title suggests the letters may also be stacked, so that words can be changed by having letters substituted by stacking (up to a limit of 5 high). Scoring is also different to Scrabble; there are no letter values; instead, when a new word is formed, the number of tiles used in that word is counted and used as the score. A word that is flat (no stacked tiles) scores double, but the words that score the most are those that have lots of stacking.

Some editions come with number tiles to solve (included) Sudoku puzzles.

Also known as Scrabble Upwords.

Upwords Deluxe has an 11 x 11 rotating grid, 121 tiles and 28 challenge tiles, and electronic timer.

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8X8 Grid Letter Distribution (64 Total Tiles)

F, J, K, Qu, V, W, X, Z, - 1 of Each
B, C, G, H, R, Y, - 2 of Each
D, L, M, N, P, S, U, - 3 of Each
I, O, T, - 4 of Each
A, - 5 of Each
E, - 6 of Each

10x10 Grid Letter Distribution (100 Total Tiles)

J, Qu, V, X, Z, - 1 of Each
K, W, Y - 2 of Each
B, F, G, H, P, - 3 of Each
C, - 4 of Each
D, L, M, N, R, T, U, - 5 of Each
S, - 6 of Each
A, I, O, - 7 of Each
E, - 8 of Each

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Scrabble Upwords
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Parker Brothers English edition 2008
Publisher: Parker Brothers
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Year: 2008
Size: 10.50 x 10.50 x 1.90 inches
1.40 pounds
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Sõnamäng
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Parker Estonian edition 2008
Publisher: Milton Bradley, Parker Brothers
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Year: 2008
Product Code: 350048
Size: 10.55 x 10.55 x 2.05 inches
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Parker Hungarian edition 2008
Publisher: Parker Brothers
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Year: 2008
Size: 10.55 x 10.55 x 2.05 inches
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Upwords
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Parker Brothers English edition 2008
Publisher: Parker Brothers
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Year: 2008
Product Code: 04312
Size: 10.60 x 10.60 x 1.97 inches
0.54 pounds
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Parker German travel edition 2007
Publisher: Parker Brothers
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Year: 2007
Product Code: C-029A
Size: 9.40 x 6.00 x 2.00 inches
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12 Upwords Player Aid.doc
Player aid (two per page) for 10x10 editions. Includes tile distribution, scoring and illegal words.
2007-03-28
8 Upwordsletters.doc
Letter Distributions for Both Editions
2004-10-15
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Statistics
Board Game Rank: 4351
Family Game Rank: 1061
Num Ratings: 1978
Average Rating: 5.71
Standard Deviation: 1.43
Num Views: 117267
GeekBuddy Analysis: Analyze
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Avg. Game Weight: 1.7
Fans: 26
Personal Comments: 702
Users Owning: 3618
Users Wanting: 10
Users Trading: 234 [find trade matches]
Has Parts For Trade: 10
Want Parts In Trade: 7
Price History: View
Total Plays: 2023
Plays This Month: 5
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