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Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Scrabulous Scrapped

The scrappy inventors of Scrabulous, the Scrabble-inspired online game available via Facebook, is disabled for North American players as of today. They face a lawsuit from Hasbro, which owns the rights to the board game (there is an approved electronic version), so they took the route of blocking US and Canadian access to their version, at least for now. But one can still play Scrabulous at the Scrabulous website, scrabulous.com, if one wishes, while the lawyers sort this out. Let's see, that's 14 for scrabulous and....

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