Abandonware DOS title

Word-based puzzle games

Word puzzle games were fairly common when internet wasn't "worldwide", back in the 80s and, to some extent, even in the 90s. Word games weren't that popular, but were easy to develop and a kids loved them. Some word games were inspired by tv shows: Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune are two examples.

Most popular word puzzle games

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All Dogs Go to Heaven

DOS19894/5 Polarware
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At the Carnival

DOS1990freeware3/5
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Boggle

DOS19903.5/5 HVB Software
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Cascade

DOS19904.1/5 PC Solutions
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Classic Hangman

DOS19833.6/5 Norland Software
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Daffy Duck PI: The Case of the Missing Letters

DOS19913.2/5 Riedel Software Productions
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Jeopardy!

DOS19873.8/5 Sharedata
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Learn The Alphabet

DOS19933.3/5 Compedia Software & Hardware
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Lexi-Cross

DOS19914/5 Platinumware
Lexi-Cross is an abandoned science fiction tv show-styled puzzle game. Lexi-Cross was developed by Platinumware and released for DOS by Interplay Productions in 1991. The gameplay is a turn-based mix between Scrabble and Wheel of fortune with elements of Battleship.
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Mario Teaches Typing

DOSMac19924/5 Interplay Productions
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Super Solvers: Spellbound!

DOS19914.3/5 The Learning Company
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Super Solvers: Treasure Mountain!

DOS19904/5 The Learning Company
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The all new Family Feud

DOS19893.3/5 Softie
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The Fool's Errand

DOS1989freeware4.1/5 Manley Associates
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The Typing of the Dead

Windows XP/98/9519993.6/5 Smilebit
The Typing of the Dead is a unique video game that is essentially a typing version of the classic rail shooter arcade game The House of the Dead. It was first released in 1999 as an arcade machine and later for other platforms.In The Typing of the Dead, players use a keyboard to eliminate oncoming waves of zombies and other creatures by typing word...
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Wheel of fortune

DOS19874.1/5 Softie
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Wordtris

DOSMac19913.2/5
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