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Swap, unscramble and decipher in Jumbl

Swap, unscramble and decipher in Jumbl

Pocket Gaming
July 7, 2015

If you are really good at word games, especially deciphering patterns, unscrambling letters, and forming words, then Jumbl is for you. This new word puzzle game has a simple concept, but takes thought and planning.

Game concept

When you begin Jumbl you will see a colorful board full of letters. The blocks of colors indicate words. Those letters highlighted in white are the ones that you can swap. You just have to swap letters, two at a time, to exchange their positions and see if the correct words are formed. Once the board is complete with the correctly-formed words, you move onto the next level.

Jumbl PlayGameplay

You start each level with a limited amount of swaps available, so think ahead before making your moves. Once you choose the two letters to swap, all of those letters on the board are swapped. For example, if you swap “B” with “R,” then every “B” on the board is replaced with every “R” on the board and vice versa. So, remember that you are not just swapping out the letters for that particular word. Each time you have made a correct letter placement, the letter will pop into place and will no longer be highlighted white.

Game tip

The best way to not only begin each level, but to continue gameplay is to try to decipher one word. You can also take a look at the other word blocks that use that letter to see if the swap makes sense. But, keep in mind that you may need to swap the same letters around a few times before finding the right spots.

Jumbl DoneGood for those who like word games

Jumbl is a pretty fun game if you enjoy word puzzles. As with most games, the levels get increasingly difficult. But, if you take your time and plan your swaps, you’re in business.

Jumbl is designed for iPhone and iPad and is ad-supported. It is available for free on the App Store with an in-app purchase to buy three game retries for $0.99.

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