1. Dirigent82's Avatar
    So, my mom might be getting a Windows Phone as her next device (with some pushing by me). She plays Words with Friends a lot with family members. Is the WP app really bad? The reviews are pretty abysmal. I'd hate for her to not have that app.

    Does anyone know anything about it or possible development?
    01-07-2014 08:01 PM
  2. Jazmac's Avatar
    So, my mom might be getting a Windows Phone as her next device (with some pushing by me). She plays Words with Friends a lot with family members. Is the WP app really bad? The reviews are pretty abysmal. I'd hate for her to not have that app.

    Does anyone know anything about it or possible development?
    I wouldn't get a Windows Phone if Words With Friends is what she enjoys playing. I bought it when it dropped, figuring the experience would be better minus the ads. WWF crashes constantly and won't even load. I thought I had an android phone the way this app crashes. That doesn't mean should shouldn't get a Windows phone but not for this garbage. Zynga has the worse developers on this platform I have ever seen.
    HeavyHanded likes this.
    01-07-2014 08:50 PM
  3. Al_2's Avatar
    It's slow. Very slow. And it crashes quite a lot. I find if you uninstall it and reinstall it it works a lot better...for a while. Then it starts crashing again. So reinstall again.
    Jazmac likes this.
    01-08-2014 02:22 AM
  4. crea7or's Avatar
    Advertise Windows Phone to all members and start using AlphaJax ;)
    Jazmac, HeavyHanded and Quantify like this.
    01-08-2014 06:15 PM
  5. peachy001's Avatar
    Alphajax rocks. But oddly, I get a freeze when loading approximately once per week. Great game though.
    01-08-2014 06:20 PM
  6. crea7or's Avatar
    Whatever, I prefer Wordament. Much more fun and you shouldn't wait for someone. Wordament works very well at Windows phone, Android and iOS.
    Jazmac likes this.
    01-08-2014 07:49 PM
  7. hopmedic's Avatar
    AlphaJax, or I've used WordsByPost. But WWF has created a horrible experience for WP.
    Jazmac likes this.
    01-09-2014 11:58 AM
  8. HeavyHanded's Avatar
    I've tweeted the official Words with Friends account about the issues on WP8, but got no reply. They have no interest in developing the app or any more apps for WP8 or Windows 8. The app doesn't even support predictive text (auto correct). The CEO Dan Mattrick was XBox lead and was fired. I'm sure he has a big chip on his shoulder so please just petition Microsoft to port Alpha Jax to iOS and Android.
    02-01-2014 05:41 AM
  9. greycounciller's Avatar
    I used to love WWF, but it's got to the point of unplayable so I moved over to Angry Words(or Aworded on iOS and Android) and haven't looked back.
    Zynga, as you said, seem to have no interest in WP8 support for probably the best example of this type of game.
    If the CEO is an ex MS employee with a grudge, then we don't stand a chance of seeing any improvement on this game.
    02-01-2014 07:39 AM

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