When I play Jenga, I’m lucky to get maybe 10 levels high before the whole tower comes tumbling down and scattering pieces all over the floor. But there are some serious Jenga experts out there who can do much better.
When not building robots that we kill us and take over the world, researchers at MIT are working on robots that will just demoralize us and make us feel like losers. For example, this specialized robot combines vision and touch to teach itself to play Jenga.
Do you like to play Jenga? How about spicy tuna and wasabi? Well, have I got something for you! Sushi Stacker is a fun new tabletop stacking game that comes with planks that look like sushi instead of blocks of wood.
It’s pretty hard to stack real cats. They won’t stand for it. That’s why we need Cat Jenga. In Cat Jenga, you don’t remove cats one at a time, but instead, you see how many cats you can add to your cat tower before it falls.
Lots of people love Jenga. You know, that game with the wood blocks, where you have to remove blocks and not let the tower collapse. Well, now there is even more reason to love the game as there’s nowa Doctor Who inspired version called the Tumbling TARDIS Tower Game.
Just when I thought there were no more ways you could play Jenga, along comes another amusing mashup of the brick-stacking game with a classic video game.
This time, we have USAOpoly’s Jenga Space Invaders Collectors Edition.
Next time you decide to whip out your Donkey Kong Jenga set, you might want to make sure you’re not playing against the guy with this new game-changer. It’s a special “pistol” designed to easily remove Jenga blocks.
Remember the beginning of Donkey Kong? You know – the part where Kong climbs to the top of the building, stomps his feet, and the girders all fall diagonally into place? That’s sorta what this new version of Jenga reminds me of.