Saying Goodbye to Wordsquared

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Hi Wordcrafters,

We're very sad to announce that Wordsquared; will be shutting down as of December 1, 2013.  When we first launched Wordsquared; as part of the Node Knockout programming competetion 3 years ago, we had no idea how far it would grow.  It's been an amazing experience playing with everyone, and we're thankful we've had the opportunity to meet so many wordcrafters since then.
 

The ability to purchase stars will be disabled today; the game itself will be unavailable starting 5pm PST on December 1.  We're working to make the game board dataset available for those who want to do cool things with it; we're also hoping to make one last map of the entire world available.  Keep an eye on our blog over at http://massivelyfun.com/blog/ for more information.  

Our customer support page will remain active to ensure a smooth transition for all players. If you have questions or need  additional help, please contact support@wordsquared.com for assistance.

Again, thanks to everyone who's been a part of the game!

Humbly yours,

The Massively Fun team
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McKenna, Official Rep

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Stephen Paul

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This is tragic, I really liked playing this word game, It was somewhat like solitaire because you played only against the board. So, thank you for the enjoyment. I will end up having played over 22,000 words with an average per word score of 19.38 points. I used the per word point score as my motivating factor, I was trying to get it up to 20 points per word. I was wondering if you kept the average per word point score as I would like to know how I compared to the other players.
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Olivia LoBue Rivera

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wow.. im so sad. It's the only game I played for 2 years... What will I do now?
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roshana robinson

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I will miss the challege that I had to over come and the spelling it's better then scapple and alot of games I have. Well any way Thank You for giving me a chance to play. Rodger Turner
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josh miller

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Try playing minecraft it's a good game...
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Liz

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HAY I WANT THIS GAME BACK UP & RUNNING B4 Christmas plz of 2015.
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Retired

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I am playing the Wezzlax game, and even though it's okay it isn't Wordsquared. Gosh it is almost three years since it went down - 12/01/12. I know get a life, well I do have a life; I just miss it.  Hopefully some day it will return.... From time to time I receive emails about the game, and it is a great reminder.... thanks.....
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Frank OldMoat

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Hello everyone, please look up my post at the end of this page about a new game called Scrivalry. I think it is everything you are looking for and some of the old Word Squared players are already playing!
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MyStars Scream

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I Love too I could spend hours in a day just playing it, Please come back.
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Paul Marshall

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What the hell am I going to play now ?
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Christine Lenaghan

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what can i play now please bring it back,
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fattime

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OMG...
Im devastated...
I will not recover until I can find a replacement...
Word Squared was my fav waste of time....
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Jennifer Hunter

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Try Mahjong Solitaire...a different game but still one that you have to create words from a set of letters...but Word2 was a real hit here...;)
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Jennifer Hunter

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Sorry..not Mahjong Solitaire...Mahjong Word 2...
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Liz A Blue

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LOL mine too I'd be playing on word squared & my mom would be like "can u go to a corner of the board?" I'd be like "SURE!" & she would be like well is there a edge or corner of the board & i'd say nope  :D
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hania khan

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I remember playing this  long back. Today I was searching for this on chrome store and then googled searched and finally ended up on this page. This is so sad. Any other game similar to wordsquared?
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Janice Hidey

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New game so similar that you will love it. Scrivalry.
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Shirley Tipton

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This really sucks big time I loved playing the game now I am totally bored bored bored I really miss the game please please please bring it back soon I am sooooooooooooooo sad that it is gone
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Gray A

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Yeah this is really bad pleasssseeeeeeeeee bring it back. BEST GAME EVER
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Jacqueline Zimmerman

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OMG!!!! I can't believe this!!!! :( I'm so freaking devastated!!! WHY??!! I wish, if there was some problem, they could have told us about it, in advance, and maybe we could have helped in some way.

There is no other game like WordSquared. :( I am heartbroken and severely bummed. :(

Meeeehhhh
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Annetta

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True!!! I feel the exact same way... :( I'm so stressed out right now- The game WordSquared, was a...
FUN & FAST learning tool as well. :(((
I would play this game for hours, sometimes, until i fell asleep. Lo. It will definitely be missed. And yes!
maybe we could have helped in some way or another.

One of my BBBBBEST!!! :((( games ever loved.
I'm so sadden over this news. :(((

Thank you! for the time that i was able to ENJOY!!! WordSquared in it's...fullness.
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Daisywoo

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So, is Wordsquared going commercial now that so many of us are hooked on playing? I was battling to stay in 394th place. Best I ever had was 392nd, but I do have a life! Yes, I admit that even frugal me would pay to continue playing!
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Sean

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Damn, it was one of the really good things in life. Going to miss it...
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Peter

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Oh No, I was almost at 500,000 and number 275 in the world.
What am I going to do now?
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Joe

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Thank you for the many hours of relaxation over the last few years. What an awesome word crafting concept, a board with no boundaries. A fourth dimension of a two dimensional stage. I will miss this game!
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Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!
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Sindhu Kvv

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This is shocking...and unbelievable. I had never thought this game would ever end, especially after those updates I'd see that the board is being fixed to make new space, etc etc.. And it's only these days that I was hoping to be a regular player of it. Wish it would be back soon..will miss it until I find a replacement.
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Andreea Tanase

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WHY?
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aviancemc

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I feel betrayed. I played this favorite game of mine for hours in a day. I managed to reach 5th place in the world approaching 700 thousand words and have nothing to show for it except confusion and frustration. Please bring it back.
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ergye

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Finally I found a game that I played everyday.
Please do not improve it just bring it back. :)
I would consider some donation if it will happen. :)
Please, please, please! :)
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I was working away at getting a great ranking - sitting on 173rd, Sad to see that this game has ended, however, I might now go and get a real life. Well done to the game creators, the help desk & everyone involved.
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Little Wing

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jerks. nice zero days heads up.
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Paul Marshall

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Totally agree I was currently ranked number 1 in the world, have been for about a year I had roughly 38000 lives.Does anyone want to buy them?
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marg gwynne

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Paul. Aha! So you were the one I was chasing. A great achievement and congratulations. I believe that I may have caught up to you in 5 years time. Not to worry.
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Jude Gelinas

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This game was like therapy for me.... every nite after a long days work, I relaxed with my laptop & made words.... I loved it when I could make a word that no one else had made yet... I even saved a screenshot when I was #1 with fractioning.... Now that pix is the only way I'll ever see my playground again. Please please bring it back!
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Jude Gelinas

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Shirley Tipton

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Yea it was nice to be able to click on a word and find out its meaning
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Yup.... my vocabulary expanded by leaps & bounds.... what a learning tool!!!!
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Olen Mary Poellnitz

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I'm saddened more than you can imagine...can we vote for it's return!?...is there something we can do!?...
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Olen Mary Poellnitz

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oh-o-o! that picture hurts!!!!.......bring it back!..please!!!!!!
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DrawingTheLine

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What a shock when I clicked on my Wordsquared icon and got this message. I play a little each day and loved it. I had reached the 100th level and kept thinking they would add to it. What a disappointment and with no real warning.
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I've put so much into this game. I even found a spot where nobody really placed tiles around me. I was SO close with some of those Legendary Wordpacks too.
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itpadmin

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Will the code be open sourced?
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jean.michel.78

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you can ask for stars to wazzlex developper
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cheriknows

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I wondered if the wazzlex developer has even been around. The board hasn't been updated for a long LONG time.
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Hayk Hayotsyan

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Hello, yes I am always around, working on update for Wazzlex, but going too slow. Tried to make it open source (suggested by Jean Michel) probably will do that soon because it's impossible to continue alone. 
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cheriknows

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Hayk, nice to meet you. Open source would be nice -- I know a guy I might be able to talk into working on it. Like Shirley, I'd love to see stars again, and I'm dying for a bigger board to better see where I've been.
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Jude Gelinas

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I wish I was rich & could help you but husband has been laid off so we are barely surviving right now.... your game helps us not worry during the time we are playing... thank you!