In "Wordnim and Grundyword" in the Aug 1993 Word Ways, and "Edith Plays Word Treblecross" in the Aug 1999 issue, Jeremiah Farrell, David Wright and Christopher Mihelich show how various nim-like games can be cast in the form of word games. This article casts two more such games in a similar mould.
"Word Kayles and Dawsonword,"
Word Ways: Vol. 33
, Article 14.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol33/iss1/14