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Blockdot was founded in March 2001 by Michael Bielinski, Dan Ferguson, and Jason McMinn. In August 2005, it was bought out by Media General (NYSE: MEG).
- Banana Shuffle: players transform one word to another by changing one letter at a time.
- Chicktionary: a variation on the game of anagrams, it features an egg rack, replete with three to seven-letter sequences of eggs. Seven chickens appear at the bottom, each bearing a letter. When the player clicks on a hen, its letter is dropped into a box. Clicking on three or more hens in sequence can create a word. If it is a valid word, a sequence of eggs of the appropriate length will be filled up with the word. The game increased Microsoft's share of the search market increased by 13.2% in June 2007.
- Spelling Bee: similar to Chicktionary, players are given seven letters from which to form words
- Word Slugger: similar to Chicktionary, players are given seven letters from which to form words
- Clink: phrase-matching game
- Coffee Break: sampler consisting of short versions of Chicktionary, Crosswire, and Clink
- CrossWire: items on one side must be matched to corresponding items on the opposite side.
- Dingbats: players solve a puzzle and may guess letters, similar to hangman.
- Discover the World with Matt Lauer: world trivia game with 8 questions per game
- Flexicon: crossword-like game
- Quote a Pillar: players spell out famous quotes using the letters provided.
- Red Carpet Reveal: celebrity trivia game
- Seekadoo: word search
- Taxi Wrangler: time management game consisting of three rounds
- Time Capsule: daily question of events related to present day in history
- Trivia Bound: multiplayer trivia contest consisting of five rounds of questions. Players score points by inputting answers that rank the highest on a Bing search query
- Truffula Shuffula: the official game of the 2012 movie The Lorax
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- Associated Press (2007-07-19). "'Chicktionary' Game Helps Microsoft Boost Search Ratings", Fox News.
- Blockdot (2008-04-15). "Blockdot Game Portfolio Archived 2010-07-30 at the Wayback Machine", Blockdot.