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Posted: 4 months ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer.

OverviewOverview

Writer’s Block is a word puzzle game where you create words to fight. You take on quests and spell words to beat or evade the strange opponents. It's an unusual combination of combat and vocabulary where you battle mental monsters standing in the way of writing a book.

You start by choosing your protagonist before taking on challenging enemies with unique powers and weaknesses. Play involves connecting letters in your grid to form words. But you often need to think tangentially as the biggest word isn’t always the best one. You need to consider what abilities you have, how best to cause damage to the current enemy and how best to defend yourself.

Each time you take on a mission it's generated as a fresh challenge. As you progress through these challenges you earn literary devices to boost your strength and unlock more strategies. Demolish an enemy with an alliteration, deploy a deus ex machina, protect yourself with plot armour. At the end of each run you get a summary of your progress in book form, forever immortalized on a library shelf.

DetailsGame Details

Expected Content Rating: PEGI 3

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 28/08/2022

Platforms: PC

Genres: Fighting and Puzzle

Developer: Tic Toc Games (@TicTocGames)

Players: 1

 

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DurationDuration

We haven't documented duration data for this game yet.
 

Play StylePlay Style

This is a single-player game.

 
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Age RatingsAge Ratings

Content Rating

This game has not yet been rated, but we anticipate it is likely to be rated PEGI 3.

Skill Rating

8+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. The combination of battling and spelling appeals to players from a young age and its turn based play ensures the reaction and gaming skill is lower.

CostsCosts

Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.

AccessibilityAccessibility


We haven't documented accessibility features for this game yet. Our Writer's Block Accessibility Report details system-wide settings that may help, and suggests similar games with accessibility features. Tweet the developer (@TicTocGames) to let them know about our Accessibility Questionnaire.

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