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From Issue #5 December 6, 2012

Letterdepressed

Strategies for the popular Letterpress app can counter the heartbreak of tile placement.

By Josh Centers Twitter icon 

Oh no, lost again!

Loren Brichter’s Letterpress is a beautifully designed iOS game that mixes Scrabble with the ancient Japanese strategy game Go. It’s the best casual game I’ve played in years, and it’s wasted more of my time than I’ll admit.

The trouble is, as the executive editor of this publication can attest, figuring out an ideal strategy isn’t obvious. A lot of otherwise brilliant players seem to struggle at Letterpress. [Editor’s note: I have no idea what you’re talking about.-gf]

In this article, I share my Letterpress strategies and exclusive secrets from the game’s creator.

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