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Letter is an unusual word game. As with many word games, there are letter tiles which are laid on a grid in order to form words. What is unusual about Letter is that the letter tiles are different sizes: 1×1, 1×2, 1×3, 2×1, 2×2, 2×3, 3×2, and 3×3 (because orientation matters). Words are identified by chaining along orthogonally adjacent sides of the letters. As a result, the board can quickly come to look like quite a jumbled mess of letters with varied sizes, but this provides opportunities for lateral thinking in playing that next tile. Each play initiates a Boggle-style word search, but with deference to the active player.

Debuted in Essen 2008.

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Editions

  • 2008 Manufactured from THETA-Stone, like Horus before it. The box size is the same as Horus and Saturn.
  • 2009 Thick cardboard tiles on a thick cardboard gameboard. Distributed by Piatnik, the box is the same height and depth as Horus and Saturn, but half the width.
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