Agarwalla Brothers Relaunch Scrabulous as Wordscraper

A day after Scrabulous developers Rajat and Jayant Agarwalla took the game offline in the US and Canada, the team of Indian brothers has relaunched the game with a new name and board design: Wordscraper. Wordscraper uses the same UI as the old Scrabulous and is played essentially the same way Scrabble is played, but with different “bonus tiles” and board dimensions.

Meanwhile, the official version of Facebook Scrabble, developed by EA under license from Hasbro, has experienced continued growth in the first day since Scrabble’s disappearance.

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    [...] – is Scrabulous gone for good, or will it be replaced by the less contentious Wordscraper in the near future as it was in the US and [...]

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