Lights Out

Lights Out - Typical Peg puzzle, but it offers progressively difficult levels. Good for learners.

Chaos Theory

Chaos Theory - Click to start a chain reaction of explosions, destroy as manny of the pelets as you can. Simple, complex, good.

Reverse Asteroids

Reverse Asteroids - This has been needed for decades. It is time for the earthlings to pay for their genocide.

Bulls and Cows

Bulls and Cows Game
- Like MasterMind, but with numbers. Only 7 chances to guess. All Javascript.


tunnl.swf - A cross between a flight simulator and a mouse game. It reminds me of the tunnel portions of Terminal Velocity


orbit.swf - Another game where you place a sattelite in orbit around a system of planets. Built in level editor!

Jeu Chiant

Jeu Chiant - Play pong and a balance game at the same time. It's in french, Jouer means 'to play'.
My only criticism is that you can't use the lower balance bar to hit the pong ball back up.

50 States

50 States - Another Geography Quiz, this time it starts out without borders.

Pong: The Text-Based Game

Pong: The Text-Based Game - Sorry.


WEBoggle - Boggle, multiplayer, lists the words you missed, and the words everyone playing missed. Also support multiplayer teams by choosing the same name starting with 'team' such as 'Team Gameloop'.

Robot maze

Robot Maze - Randomly generated mazes, with powerups.


FLYING SPAGHETTI MONSTER - THE GAME - What can I say, it has a beer volcano and a stripper factory. Sensitive controls.


xraye - This is unique.

Replay Racer

Replay Racer - A decent racing game in which you play against pre-recorded opponents that are comparable to your own skill. You can even play against your own best run.

Drag the Dot

Drag the Dot - Yet another mouse game. Some interesting new kinds of obstacles.

The Golden Path

The Golden Path - Puzzle game, Go along all the lines between the points only once.
Starts easy, gets cool.

I know I'm way behind, don't worry, I'll catch up.

Helicopter Game

Helicopter Game - click to move the helicopter up, watch out for obstacles. Why is the helicopter in a cave?

Google Image Labeler

Google Image Labeler: "You'll be randomly paired with a partner who's online and using the feature. Over a 90-second period, you and your partner will be shown the same set of images and asked to provide as many labels as possible to describe each image you see. When your label matches your partner's label, you'll earn some points and move on to the next image until time runs out. After time expires, you can explore the images you've seen and the websites where those images were found. And we'll show you the points you've earned throughout the session."


Play Raiden Now! - It's just that good.

HeroMachine 2.0

HeroMachine 2.0 - Like the South Park Avatar Creator, but with comic book art

Free will Meter

Free Will Meter: "type a sequence of ones and zeroes. After 32, the applet will begin making guesses. It will determine your free will based on how predictable your sequence is. " Pretty creepy, really.

Map Game

Rethinking Schools Map Game - Like the third grade geography test, drag the 'mid-east' country names to their map locations. Mercifully not timed

Thinking Machine 4

Thinking Machine 4 - play chess against the computer, and watch it think about it's next move. Very cool visualizations.

Dolphin Olympics

Dolphin Olympics - Original Gameplay, fun. I only wish that the time wasn't so short.


LEVERS - This is just weird, reminds me of GROW Cube. I can't get past the God head.

I told you it was weird.

Balance game. mobile, water.

Balance War

Balance War - This is different, and pretty challenging. Two kids catapult each other ever higher, and you have to catch them each time.

Blueprint Game

Blueprint Game - This a cool little puzzle game, move the parts to guide the ball into the target.

Bullet Bill

Bullet Bill is an orginal game using Super Mario 1 artwork. Very fast paced. You can use all 4 arrows, but I like to stay to the left.

Roboclaw Flash Game

Roboclaw Flash Game - This is novel. Also sadistic.

Avoision XP Pro

Avoision XP Pro - This is sick, evil, sadistic. Avoid the taxes. Mouse game.

Stare Down Sally

Stare Down Sally is a simple game. In a moment, you'll meet Sally. She'll be staring at you with a powerful green-eyed gaze. She may stare for an instant...she may stare for several seconds...or she may stare for what seems like an eternity. But eventually, Sally will blink.
You have to stare back, and not blink.

Gravity Ball

Gravity Ball - This is a version of breakout that really feels different. It looks like a clone at first , but it's really new and fresh. Interesting puzzle levels.

Linez Training Camp

Linez Training Camp - This is a puzzle strategy game . You get 3 number place randomly on the board each turn, and can slide one number to another position. If you get 5 or more in a row, column, or diagonal, they get removed and you get points. The object is to get as many points as you can before the board fills up.

Storm the House 2

Storm the House 2 - Another masterpiece from armor games. Not unlike final fortress, but with easier aiming, and gravity cannons.


retroInvaders - Space invaders remake. The graphics are even simpler than the original, except for the starfield.


DICEWARS - This is an awesome game. Risk-like but with an unlimited number of boards

Prince of War

Prince of War - Do you have what it takes to save the land from defeat? Use your battle Skills to become the ultimate 'Prince of War'.

Musical Lantern

Musical Lantern - This is a weird game. Read the directions or the 'skip' mechanic will throw you off, to say nothing of 'hold'.

Bonus Toy: Alife

Biomorphs - Simple little organisms that you can evolve into different shapes.

Wacky Search

Wacky Search - Basic timed word search game. While the words can go in any direction, including backwards, it is disappointingly unwacky.

Duck Hunt

Duck hunt - A good clone of the original.

Apple Season

Apple Season


riverIQGame.swf - This is a logic puzzle. The object is to Get everyone across the river. Only the mother, father, and jailer can operate the raft. The boys can never be with the mother without the protection of the father, and the girls can never be with the father without the protection of the mother. None of the family can be alone with the prisoner without the protection of the jailer. Anyone may be alone. Only two people can be on the raft at a time.

pearls before swine 3

pearls before swine 3 - Classic strategy puzzle game with an animated opponent.

City Jumper

City Jumper - You can jump over buildings, but you can't land on them. Watch out for the gigantic homeless people.

There are some things you just don't think you're ever going to have to say.

Final Fortress

Final Fortress - Interesting action/strategy game. You start with one big cannon under attack, and you have to place mines and automatic gun and missile turrets.

Attack of the Sprouts

Attack of the Sprouts - Continuing in the halucinogenic theme...
Straight forward smashing game mechanic.
And it's a Christmas game.....

Bonus.... Thing

flow.swf - This is not the game based on a doctroral dissertation.
This is, I guess, an interactive music video. Artsy, deep, obviously drug inspired. Even more so than Fancy Pants Adventures.


WORD SANDWICH - A basic deduction game that is also a basic vocabulary game. Fun.
"The object is to guess the mystery five letter word. Your guesses will float to the top if they are too “high” alphabetically, and they will float to the bottom if they are too “low” alphabetically. "

Ball Revamped 2

Ball Revamped 2 - Awesome game, 125 levels.
Can you defeat the master square?

Thanks again mlgoss.

Alien Abduction

Alien Abduction - This one is hard to classify. You fly your UFO around a neighborhood, and beam up people vehicles and powerups. You also get shot at by enemy ships.


cirring.swf - Imagine you're playing dance dance revolution, with your mouse.This just isn't right.
But it does give me a chance to plug Stepmania. A very good Open Source DDR clone.


Mouse1.0 - Escape to Windows. Yet another mouse game. This one isn't insanely hard.


Scared - A first-person shooter written in java. Is is about Wolfenstein 3D in quality, but that's to be expected.

Programmer or Serial Killer?

Programming Language Inventor or Serial Killer? - Can you tell whether sombody is a crazed killer, or just a crazed Linux advocate?


Bilbana - This is an absolutely fantastic simulation of a toy electric racecar set. Build the track in almost any configuration, then race, but be careful not to take the turns too fast, or your car will fly off, and then be placed back where it left the track.

If all that weren't enough, you have an adjustable-difficulty parrot opponent.
Could you ask for more?


GROW CUBE - This games is completely insane the first time you play it, but it gets much more interesting. The object appears to be to place the items in the correct order.


georgerag.swf - Ragdoll Physics meets George W. Bush. Play with the President as he fall through a random maze of balls.

Find five errors

Find five errors - Each pair of pictures has five differences between them, solve as many pairs as you can before time runs out for the goldfish. I'm not sure why they used a goldfish as a timer.
My high score is 54298. Practice helps.

Super Serif Brothers

Super Serif Brothers: "Use arrows to move / collect all �'s to open the exit e -> E / the rest is up to you. Firefox plays this game the best, IE plays it too but IT IS UGLY"
No, you can't jump, but you can climb up stairs and use elevators. This is more of a puzzle game than action.

Mouse Balancing

Mouse Balancing - This is pretty easy for me with a mouse, but difficult with a trackpad.


Amazing simulation of a world cup soccer game - Sorry.

Multiplayer asteroids

Multiplayer asteroids - Minus the actual asteroids. Very chaotic deathmatch game in open space.

smack the penguin!

smack the penguin! - I'm afraid this game may encourage violence against penguins, but they seem to turn out ok. Flash range game.

Pocketful Of Stars

world's smallest pacman game - It really is small. You might want to lower your screen resolution for this, or use a magnifier.

Gamma Bros - Kill aliens, fire in four dierections.

WORD SANDWICH ! - What more do you need to know?

Pocketful Of Stars - This is a magical little game. Click on the girl, and her reflection jumps to capture the stars.

Master Mind

Master Mind - Can you deduce the colors and positions of the four hidden pegs?
A white answer peg means you've got one color right, black means a right position and color, but you don't know which ones.
Do you recognize the theme music?

[New] Virtual Curling Game - Well done flash game, but the computer opponent lacks strategy, and I'm not sure I understand the scoring.

Splash Back - "get all of the globs off the screen by pumping them." umm, yeah....

Mosaic - This is another live global interaction project, like isnoop's fridge

mlgoss pointed me to ngame.swf (also available Here)
This is the a web version of N, a ninja game. I was familiar only with the Downloadable version.
I highly reccomend the download. It has 100 episodes, which is 500 individual levels. It seems smoother than the web version, and includes a hard to use level editor, no ads, unlockable ninja colors and speed settings, and is just awesome.

If you hated Escapa, Scrape, and cursor_eat, then you will absolutely hate:
Mouse Game.

Eyeball Mazes - Cool logic puzzle. Pure javascript game.

Extra Free Games

Gyroball - Think 'marble madness' but smoother.
Scrape - This is not quite like Escapa!
Urban Plans - This is not quite like sim city.
Divine Intervention - You play as a priest trying to rid the town of evil which takes the form of zombies. Worth watching the completely over-the top cutscene.
Tactical Assassin - Read the briefings, they are important.

Updates: Equilibria - Remove color groups of 3 or more marbles, as they are added from 4 directions. un puzzle game.
Flip it - Nice little puzzle game flip all the black chips to white, but when you flip one, the 4 adjacent flip too!
Territory War - Take turns, thow grenades. If you've ever played Worms, this is like that but with even stupider AI.

Bonus toys:
Semaphore Ninja
The Chaos Game - Click on red, blue, or green, and the dot will move half the distance towards that corner, try to get the dot in the colored area.

Format Change

I'm switching to putting multiple games into single posts, to cut down a bit one the clutter. Don't worry, You'll still get your quota.

Format Change

I'm switching to putting multiple games into single posts, to cut down a bit one the clutter. Don't worry, You'll still get your quota.

Word Up

Word Up - Kind of like boggle, only not timed, and with explosives. Shockwave game


GROTRIAN Pianos - You heard me!

I'm not sure what the origin of this is, but I like it.


theyrule - I'm counting this as a game because it's fun to play with, you could spend hours on it, and it is almost certainly a waste of time.


Qix - This is apparently a classic arcade game that I've never played before. You slide around the outer boundary, and cut out swatches of area. You have avoid the Qix while you're cutting, and othre little baddies while you're not. seems hard.


TRIGLAV - This is a pretty amazing all javascript RPG. It has a level of play you would expect from java or flash.

Starship Seven

Starship Seven - This is a fun little lander game in flash. Easy to understand, but still challenging.

Bonus Toy: Cyborg Name Decoder

General Artificial Machine Engineered for Logical Observation and Online Peacekeeping

Sudoku Combat

Sudoku Combat: "Each player receive the same Sudoku. The first person to finish it wins."

Wavy Bonus Toy

Ripple Tank Simulation - This is an amazing java applet. Fun and educational.

Unreal Flash

Unreal Flash - This is a very well done platform remake of a First person shooter. Its gameplay is of the style of the game Abuse. You aim with the mouse in any direction, and run and jump with the keyoard. Very good mulitplayer simulation.

South Park Studio

Souht Park Studio - What would you look like in South Park? This is perfect for avatar creation, if you're too shy for a real photo.


Tantrix - Online version of the classic tile game. I feel like this is harder than the real world version because the program actually enforces the rules.

Bonus Toy Retro

smb_super_synth.swf - Super Mario Bros. Sounds


Planarity - Arrange the dots so that the lines don't overlap. Starts easy, gets hard.


Gravity - Click and drag to fire procetiles, they must orbit for a specfied amount of time to win.'s fridge's fridge 3.0. Play with my magnetic words.
- This emulates the poety magnets that are such fun. The neat thing about this is that anyone who plays affects the positions of the magnets for you too, so you can see what other poets are doing, in almost real time.
Try not to fight over the good words.

Ninja Rinseout

Ninja Rinseout - simple flash game. Use arrows to move and jump, D to duck, S to attack. Up and over to climb walls.

Jackson Pollock Bonus Toy

Jackson Pollock by Miltos Manetas - I was late again! Drizzle pain onto the canvas, click to change color.

Aim & Fire

Aim & Fire - It's a carnival shootout! hit the X's or the O's, and do it fast.

Starcraft Flash Action 3

Starcraft Flash Action 3 - This is a strategy game that uses starcraft graphics and sound. It is definitely not a starcraft clone, but it is fun.


cursor_eat.swf - Flash game in which a little man tries to catch your mouse cursor. watch out, he's tricky!

Fancy Pants Adventure

Fancy Pants Adventure - A very fun platform game. Pretty advanced game engine.

Russian Puzzle

Russian Puzzle - Drag the peices into the box without overlapping. Hold "Shift" and click to rotate a peice.

Bonus Toy

I missed a post yesterday, so you got 2 today, plus this little piece of weirdness:
whitney music box

Pop Quiz!

Can you pass the third grade? - U.S. States geography test.

Lunar Command

Lunar Command - Interesting Missile Command clone, with the twist that you earn points you can use to repair your damaged cities.

Flower Power

Flower Power - Shoot flowers to eliminate groups of 3 or more. Snood clone puzzle game.

Collapse II

Collapse II - If you've ever played Same, you know the concept here. click on groups of blocks to remove them, with higher points for larger groups. Another row appears every few seconds, and if you fill the screen you lose. Classic puzzle game.

Mr. Picassohead

Mr. Picassohead - This could not be more fun.


Escapa! - Awesome javascript only game. Drag the red sqare to avoid the blue rectangles and the walls. surprisingly fun and challenging.


fun_game2- This is a pretty self-explanatory puxxle game.


PENDULUMECA In this game you just try to swing your Mech as far as you can. Click and hold your mouse to shoot a line to the ceiling, then swing from it, release the mouse button when you have the trajectory you want, then swing again.

Oh, and watch out for the spikes on the floor.

Hyper Frame

Hyper Frame: "Use the left mouse button to connect two same-colored markers without crossing lines."
This is a relatively rare 3D web game.

Stress Relief

Bubble Wrap - Must have more.


Curveball - 3D pong with a twist. The motion of the paddle as it contacts will put a spin on the ball, causing the ball to curve.


eyehook - games : COLOR box : The eyehook COLOR box is a puzzle game using the additive color system (color theory).


Reflections is a light-table simulation puzzle game. The object is to light up all the bulbs on the board by using mirrors to direct a laser beam through them.