Smartle Blog

9 May 2024

Night Mode in Smartle daily word puzzle

We introduced the Dark Mode feature to Smartle, allowing you to enjoy your favourite word hunt game even in low-light environments. Night mode is possible to switch on for both - Daily word puzzle as well as for a Sprint.

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22 Apr 2024

Big update: Sprint Mode in Smartle Daily Word Puzzle

We introduced a new gaming mode to our word puzzle game. Read more about Sprints, how to play them and how they impact leaderboard

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26 Mar 2024

Most Popular Word Hunt Games of the 20th Century

Most popular free word hunt games of the 20th century, including classics like Scrabble, Boggle, crossword puzzles, word search games, and Hangman

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17 Mar 2024

Daily Word Puzzle Leaderboard: Updates & Tips

Smartle Word Puzzle Leaderboard: Updates & Tips with 🏆 symbol, featuring insights on time, swaps, and streaks for winning the daily word hunt game.

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7 Mar 2024

7 Reasons why daily word hunt games are amazing

While the Smartle team is working on some great extensions in addition to the daily word puzzle, I would like to remind myself and blog readers what makes word hunt games so cool.

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22 Feb 2024

Subtle changes that make a big difference for a daily word puzzle

We added one subtle improvement to the Smartle daily word puzzle. We believe this small change makes a big difference because it elevates the whole word hunt gameplay.

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8 Feb 2024

How I discovered my own mistakes with Smartle Daily Word Puzzle

As a creator of Smartle I play it every day, well, almost everyday. I love word hunt games in general and can say that I know quite a lot of them. In my previous post I described how good Smartle daily word puzzles are for your brain, for mental wellbeing in general and also for learning the language.

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29 Jan 2024

Word Hunt Games - all good, no bad

In this article, we'll talk about why playing Smartle's daily word puzzle game every day is a great idea. We'll explore eleven reasons why it's beneficial for players, from boosting your brainpower to having fun while learning new words.

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21 Jan 2024

Word definitions in Smartle daily word puzzle: learning and fun 🎉📚

Since we introduced hints that help to solve word puzzles we were asking ourselves. Are there any negative consequences of enabling hints? At first it seemed like it only had a positive impact.

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12 Jan 2024

Gamification in Smartle Daily Word Game: is it even possible?

Word puzzle games have long evolved beyond traditional paper-and-pencil formats, leveraging technology to offer immersive experiences. In this digital era, one key element that has significantly enhanced the player experience is gamification.

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5 Jan 2024

Smartle - a daily word puzzle for who?

Do you like to solve word puzzles and can never get enough? There are so many online word games, but finding the perfect daily word puzzle that has the right balance between challenge and enjoyment can be quite difficult.

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19 Dec 2023

Game Update: Adding Sounds to Your Word Adventures!

We're here with another exciting update that's about to add a musical twist to Smartle daily word puzzle adventures. Smartle just introduced sounds into the mix, turning your wordplay into an even more meditative experience.

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6 Dec 2023

Exciting News: Smartle Just Got Even Smarter!

We've got some cool updates to share. Smartle has levelled up with exciting new features, introducing hints to assist players in overcoming tricky word puzzles and enhancing the display of game stats for a more engaging experience.

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19 Nov 2023

Unlocking Brilliance: The Joys and Perks of Word Games

Hello, word games fans! Do you enjoy playing with letters and solving word puzzles like wordsearch and crosswords? Get ready for a fun journey into the world of word games, where we'll discover some cool things together!

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2 Nov 2023

Winter is coming & fun facts about word puzzles

Word puzzles are one of the most popular online games played daily by young and old alike. The number of people who play word puzzles daily ranges from millions to tens of millions or more, depending on the popularity of word puzzles, season and the variety of platforms and formats they are available in.

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21 Oct 2023

Enhancing Smartle: Time until the next game

Another great improvement in our daily word puzzle game that is already live. As you already know, I am a big fan of user testing. When you are the creator of any product, especially a free word search puzzle it is very easy to merge into your product so much that you don’t know what is missing anymore.

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7 Oct 2023

Enhancing Smartle: A new improved tutorial

In the world of daily word puzzle games, we want Smartle to stand out as a unique and challenging experience and indeed, it has a unique gameplay which is quite different to all the existing games.

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28 Sep 2023

How playing Smartle daily word puzzle improves focus and concentration

A couple of weeks ago we published the article "Why Smartle is actually good for you" where we described different areas of life which are proven to be improved by regularly playing daily word puzzles and crossword and wordsearch games.

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17 Sep 2023

Meet Jacob: What is on the mind of a daily word puzzle enthusiast

In the world of daily word search games, players come in all shapes and sizes. Today, we bring you a glimpse into the world of Jacob P, one the most dedicated players of Smartle. You can find him on the leaderboard under the proud name of Agile Bat.

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9 Sep 2023

Smartle: How to improve our daily word puzzle game?

In previous blogs we talked about the problems that we had while creating Smartle, our daily word puzzle. We think it’s interesting to openly talk about what we are working on at the moment and to share how we come to a particular decision.

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23 Aug 2023

Smartle's journey to discovery: Exploring promotion across platforms

We were thinking about how to get more people to know about Smartle. We noticed that a lot of people who come and try out our daily word puzzle enjoy the game and many even play every day. But how do we get people to discover the game in the first place?

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16 Aug 2023

Unlocking positivity: How daily word puzzles shape your mindset and mood

Playing daily word puzzle games and subconsciously choosing positive words can have a positive impact on your everyday life. Recently we started posting tiktok videos where the first word that a player has formed in their daily word puzzle often reflects their current mood and even can become the “word of the day”.

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5 Aug 2023

Theta-Gamma coupling effect: Boosting cognitive skills through daily word puzzle games

In the area of neuroscience and cognitive research, the phenomenon of "Theta-Gamma Coupling" has been garnering attention due to its potential impact on our cognitive abilities.

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28 Jul 2023

The power of Theta and Gamma waves: How word puzzles like Smartle boost brain health and mental well-being

In our last post we described how playing word puzzles puts the brain in state when it produces Alpha waves, which help to enhance cognitive function, promote relaxation, and improve overall mental clarity.

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16 Jul 2023

Finding peace and tranquility: The therapeutic power of word puzzles

Some time ago we posted an article "Why Smartle is actually good for you" about how playing crossword and wordsearch puzzles is beneficial for overall well being.

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7 Jul 2023

The evolution of word puzzle games: from Crosswords to Smartle

The first known crossword puzzle, as we know it today, was created by British journalist Arthur Wynne and was published in the "New York World" newspaper on December 21, 1913. Wynne's puzzle was called a "word-cross" and featured a diamond-shaped grid with simple word clues.

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30 Jun 2023

Enhance your Smartle gameplay: Tips and tricks for word puzzle success

As you already know, Smartle is a daily word puzzle game that presents different challenges every day. The game gives you different letter distributions each day, sometimes you get more vowels or consonants, or an excessive amount of a specific letter, sometimes the playfield would seem just right but the winning solution is eluding.

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18 Jun 2023

Why Smartle is actually good for you

We didn't want Smartle to be just another free fun word puzzle for passing the time, but also good for the players. And you know what? It's not just entertaining, but it's also good for your mind and body.

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10 Jun 2023

Beginning of the blog & How we added a leaderboard to Smartle

Developing a daily word puzzle game is such an exciting adventure! But you know what? It wouldn't be fair to keep it all to ourselves. After all, we've encountered so many interesting situations and challenges along the way.

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