Casual gamers looking for some new word fun may want to check out GameHouse’s latest release
Word Slinger. The game combines elements of the classic board game Scrabble and crossword puzzles as you have to lay out words on a square game board either horizontally or vertically, bisecting the words with common letters.
You can collect hint accumulators, discard tokens, point multipliers and word multipliers, and play in either strategy or timed modes. System requirements call for Mac OS X v10.2 or higher. You can download a free trial version, which costs US$19.95 to register.