“Pat Sajak’s Lucky Letters” is about crosswords, as you might guess from its name. In this game, you are on a TV show leaded by the famous Pat Sajak. The show is a questions&answers contest, related of course with words and letters. On the main menu you’ll see three podiums located on the TV studio. Each of the podiums represent a different game you can play. Let’s take a brief look at these games:
- Lucky Letters: In this game you have to spin the slot machine to set the value of the Lucky Letters, and then guess letters to answer the clues. You’ll get ten spins in the “Puzzle Round” and then you’ll need to beat the clock in the “Lightning Round”. Also, you have to watch for the “Lucky Chance” opportunities to double your winnings.
- Lucky 10: this is a lite version of Lucky Letters. In this one, you have to solve an entire puzzle by correctly guessing 10 Lucky Letters, from there its name. You can decide which clues you want to answer.
- Lucky Players: this is a multiplayer option for up to 4 players. The players will have to "buzz in" as they would on a TV game show. “Lucky Chances” give players opportunities to come from behind or dominate the friendly competition.
When you first enter the game, you’ll see the main menu screen with the following options:
- Lucky Letters: to start playing this game. Once you choose the option you’ll be asked for a player name.
- Lucky 10: to start playing this game. Again, you’ll be asked for a player name.
- Lucky Players: to start playing this multiplayer game. Here, you’ll have to enter at least two names, and no more than four.
- Menu: this is the menu from which you can access to some additional options:
- Help: to see the instructions to the game.
- Game options: to configure some options like: full screen/window; Pat’s commentary on/off; sound on/off; music on/off; sound volume, and music volume.
- High Scores: to see the records of the best players.
- Exit: to quit the game.
When you’re playing the game, you can always click on the Menu button to access to the same options commented above.
You can try this game for 60 minutes before you buy the licensed version. Also, you can try it online, without the need of downloading the setup file. If you like it, you can buy this game for only 19.95 dollars, right from the Oberon Media Game Center, on the Web.
About the system requirements, is not that big computer that you need to run this game. Take a look to the list:
- Windows 98/ME/2000/XP
- 400MHz or faster Processor
- 128MB RAM
- DirectSound-compatible Sound Card
- Easy to learn how to play the game using the help
- Affordable price
- Multiplayer game available
- It’s available only in English
- Help is too long
- Use on network not supported