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Scribble It Review
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Posted: 14 months ago, last updated 4 months ago.

Author: @EamonGaudio, @GeekDadGamer, @JonahMonaghan, Jo Robertson and Rich Adams.

OverviewOverview

Scribble It is a digital take on the classic board game Pictionary. You take turns drawing a word as the other players try to be the first one to guess it. The benefit is that you don't have to be in the same place to play. Also, there's the added novelty of creating pictures using a mouse on a computer which can actually be quite funny.

Scribble It is best played as a party game, where you get to show off your artistic talent or lack thereof to all your friends and family. With many customizable settings, games can be as fast-paced or easy going as you would like. When you are wanting more word packs you can create your own or browse the community-generated content.

The game provides two main game modes for free: Free Draw and Guess It Classic. In the free draw mode, you can take your time to make your own pictures without other players needing to guess what you are drawing, you can also invite friends into your free draw. Guess It Classic has players gain points by how quickly they can guess the word being drawn. The Premium Edition of the game provides a few more game modes, Guess It Grand Reveal and Rate It. Both free and paid versions of the game allow playing in teams.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Release Date: 20/10/2020

Price: Free

Platforms: Mac and PC

Genres: Creative and Puzzle

Accessibility: 24 features

Developer: Detach Official (@DetachOfficial)

CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 5 minutes and 20 minutes to play a round of this game. The time per round (30-300 seconds) and the total number of rounds (1-10) can be customized to make quicker or slower games.
 
Players: This is a single player game. You can play with up to 16 players online. There is a free draw area where that can be played solo or with friends online. Quickplay can be played with 2 to 16 players online.

Cross-Play: You can play Scribble It with people on other systems: PC, Mac, Linux.

CostsCosts

Scribble It

Steam Store PC Free
Steam Store Mac Free
 
This game is free to play. Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience.  

You don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online. There is a Premium Edition that can be purchased which allows access to two more game modes and some cosmetic only features.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 3.
 
User-Generated Content: This game includes content created by other players, such as maps, outfits and items, that are not reflected in the game rating.
 
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.

Scribble It is not rated officially by PEGI or ESRB but it would likely be PEGI 3+ or ESRB EVERYONE. Parents should note that the online portion has a text chat that may not be appropriate for all ages.

Account Rating

You don’t need a platform subscription to play this game online.

AccessibilityAccessibility

If the default yellow background with black text is an issue, there are alternative background colour options but they are behind a paywall for the Premium Edition.
 
Our Scribble It Accessibility Report documents 24 accessibility features:

Taming Gaming Book Written by parents for parents, the database complements the in-depth discussion about video game addiction, violence, spending and online safety in the Taming Gaming book. We are an editorially independent, free resource without adverts that is supported by partnerships.

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