GamesDear Reader

Game overview

Play literary classics as word puzzles! Unscramble passages and unlock unique challenges in Dear Reader, named one of the best mobile games of the year.

Game description generated withAI

If I’m not reading for entertainment, then it's most likely because I'm engrossed in Dear Reader,” says one of our esteemed players.

Dear Reader is an extraordinary game that offers its players the opportunity to immerse themselves in their favourite books in a unique way, by transforming classical and popular literature into clever word puzzles. Solving puzzles by unscrambling passages from famous literature, unlocking new and exciting challenges, and amassing a vast library of books is a hallmark of the Dear Reader experience.

Featuring over a hundred timeless classics and a plethora of word puzzles, ranging from jumbled anagrams to text swaps, Dear Reader is a revolutionary game that allows you to interact with the actual written words from a plethora of tempting books, providing players with a wholly immersive gaming experience.

And it is engaging! According to Alissa McAloon, the Game Developer, "Dear Reader is a game that’s as difficult to put down as a good book."

Dear Reader has received numerous awards including being named one of the Best Apple Arcade Games by IGN, top 5 Apple Arcade recommended games by Bustle Magazine, and one of the 12 Best Apple Arcade games by Gamespot. Additionally, it has been recognized by organizations such as IndieCade, Wordplay Festival, and Games for Change, earning recognition as an Official Finalist, Official Selection, and Best Gameplay Finalist. At the International Mobile Gaming Awards, Dear Reader was even named the Best Meaningful Play.
Local No. 12
Release date
Sep 19, 2019
Single player


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