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    Game » consists of 4 releases. Released Sep 15, 2009

    Developed by 5th Cell Media, Scribblenauts is a puzzle-action game for the Nintendo DS in which players can spawn thousands of objects from a vast database to aid in solving puzzles and overcoming obstacles... or just dicking around in silly and hilarious ways. The choice is yours!

    thenexus's Scribblenauts (Nintendo DS) review

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    Proof of concept

    Not much more you can add really, Brad hits the nail on the head really.
    You can see number 2 and beyond expanding on this big time as well as a wii version (wii plus, write in the air to write text on screen)
    From this you can see a lot of the limitations can be solved. Extend the wordbase of course but for each object create multiple states of use and then intelligently know what the situation is to use the correct state. So when you want to put out a fire the objects that could know you want to put out a fire. Further to that - Failure as well. Throw a blanket on the fire in theory could put it out but if the fire is to big it will just burn the blanket and get bigger and then have your Naut act accordinly.
    I do not think they would nail this first time, they haven't but you only need to go add this extra level of functionality and you create something that will be insane. Multiplayer would then work as a result too.

    Other reviews for Scribblenauts (Nintendo DS)

      Absolute imagination corrupts absolutely 0

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      4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

      Cute puzzler that when it works is quite addictive. Stress WHEN. 0

       Here’s a little Nintendo DS number that was quite the industry darling, some heavy flaws are keeping it from keeping that status though. I wanna give it a 10 for it’s concept, but I gotta go with a 7 for the final execution. The Good – Cute puzzler on the DS, when it works is quite addictive. Here’s the selling point, type in a word, as long as it’s not a copyright, vulgar or whatever, and bam, it shows up on the screen. Type in ‘low rider’, poof, there it is…..’minotaur’, there’s a monster….’g...

      2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

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