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Game #2680
Balda   Collection: Indie Underdogs
Puzzle   Word or Trivia

Rating: 8.08 (12 votes)

Balda box cover

Balda screenshot
Balda is a fun game based on a popular Russian pen-and-paper word game of the same name. The goal is to construct the longest word you can from a given number of alphabets. The longer word you can construct, the higher is your score. This computer version can be played both in Russian and English language, which makes it an excellent educational tool for anyone who is learning Russian (or Russian speakers who are learning English). The game has an impressive vocabulary, and the computer player provides competent challenge at higher difficulty levels. Overall, if you enjoy word games, Balda is well worth a look. The relatively short length of each game session makes it ideal for short coffee breaks, as well. Thumbs up!

Note: Although GAMOS games are marketed as shareware and the downloadable versions are labeled “demo”, they are actually full games that are identical to registered version—except for the “please register” nag screen that shows up occasionally. So download the “demo” today and register to help support one of the best, and most underrated, puzzle game companies today :)

Reviewed by: Underdogs

Designer: Unknown
Developer: GAMOS
Publisher: GAMOS
Year: 1999
Software Copyright: GAMOS
Theme: Unique, Shareware
Multiplayer:  
None that we know of
System Requirements: DOS
Where to get it:   Official site
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If you like this game, try: Zig Zag, Wordtris, Word Crazy

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