While you wouldn’t think adding an economic mechanic to a word game would be a good idea, it works surprisingly well in BuyWord creating a unique and entertaining game.
While Jumbulaya has some interesting ideas, it ends up feeling like every other word game.
Faux-Cabulary takes the traditional create your own definition game and reverses it to create a fun and interesting little party game.
Typo has some interesting mechanics for a word game but still fails to distinguish itself from most other word games.
Word on the Street combines a word game with Scattergories and a game of tug of war to create a surprisingly strategic and original word game.
While there is nothing particularly bad about Boggle Bowl, the game fails to be anything more than a very average word game.
If you are looking for a dexterity word game, Konexi may be the game for you.
While Jomack is not a bad game, it suffers from a lack of originality and relying more on speed than skill.
Dunce is a classic example of the earliest Schaper Manufacturing Company games, a shallow die rolling game whose variant rules are actually better than the original rules.
While it’s a game that I would only play every so often, I think Talkin’ Tango is a solid to good party word game.