10 Facts About Scrabble


Scrabble is a word game in which two to four players score points by placing tiles, each bearing a single letter, onto a game board divided into a 15×15 grid of squares.

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Name Scrabble is a trademark of Mattel in most of the world, except in the United States and Canada, where it is a trademark of Hasbro, under the brands of both of its subsidiaries, Milton Bradley and Parker Brothers.

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Scrabble manufactured a few sets himself but was not successful in selling the game to any major game manufacturers of the day.

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Scrabble placed a large order, and within a year, "everyone had to have one".

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The Scrabble game show ran from July 1984 to March 1990, with a second run from January to June 1993.

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Scrabble was inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame in 2004.

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Several video game versions of Scrabble have been released for various platforms, including PC, Mac, Amiga, Commodore 64, Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Game Boy, Game Boy Color, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo DS, PlayStation, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Portable, iPod, iPad, Game.

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Facebook initially offered a variation of Scrabble called Scrabulous as a third-party application add-on.

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New licensed product, Super Scrabble, was launched in North America by Winning Moves Games in 2004 under license from Hasbro, with the deluxe version released in February 2007.

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Duplicate Scrabble is a popular variant in French speaking countries.

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