Visually, Newtoy's crossword game wasn't very different from in play, although the developers wisely revised the appearance of the tiles and board along with the position of bonuses and the value of individual letters.These alterations partly helped the game avoid copyright infringement challenges, but they also recast the familiar crossword formula in a new visual light.
Not game design, either, but visual and experience design.
Imagine that you were a big game studio that had built your business around free-to-play social network games.
Say that you had recently gone public, but your stock was down sixfold from its IPO price.
As long as you had the updated Words with Friends with the Facebook and Twitter connect options plainly visible, it seemed like a super easy task.
Simply hit the "Facebook" sign and follow the instructions. But for me and my i Phone 4, it definitely was not.
I figured it might have something to do with the fact that the email address I used to sign up with Words with Friends on mobile was different than my Facebook email address.