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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 28. Chapters: Scrabble, Eternia Playset, Apples to Apples, Skiing, Night Stalker, Football, Sea Battle, Astrosmash, Space Hawk, Baseball, Scene It?, Snafu, Hover Force, Pixel Chix, Sub Hunt, Basketball, Auto Racing, Armor Battle, Utopia, Buzz Bombers, Star Strike, U.B. Funkeys, Triple Action, Sharp Shot, Trickster, Boxing, Shark! Shark!, Mad Gab, Hot Wheels: Crash!, Tom And Jerry in House Trap, Motocross, Godzilla Game. Excerpt: Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by forming words from individual lettered tiles on a game board marked with a 15-by-15 grid. The words are formed across and down in crossword fashion and must appear in a standard dictionary. Official reference works (e.g. The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary) provide a list of permissible words. The Collins Scrabble checker can also be used to check if a word is allowed. The name Scrabble is a trademark of Hasbro, Inc. in the United States and Canada. Elsewhere, Scrabble is trademarked by Mattel. The game is sold in 121 countries; there are 29 different language versions. One hundred and fifty million sets have been sold worldwide, and sets are found in roughly one-third of American homes. Alfred Butts manually tabulated the frequency of letters in words of various length, using examples in a dictionary, the Saturday Evening Post, the New York Herald Tribune, and the New York Times. This was used to determine the number and scores of tiles in the game.In 1938, architect Alfred Mosher Butts created the game as a variation on an earlier word game he invented called Lexiko. The two games had the same set of letter tiles, whose distributions and point values Butts worked out meticulously performing a frequency analysis of letters from various sources including The New York Times. The new game, which he called "Criss-Crosswords," added...