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Tag: Puzzle

Fragger: a Game About Blowing Dudes Up

Fragger: a Game About Blowing Dudes Up
Listen, you can talk about the story in the Halo series and the graphics in Gears of War, but it really all comes down to getting down and tearing stuff up. Fragger strips away all the details and gets things down to basics: blowing dudes up.

Spewer: This Game Will Make You Want to Puke

Spewer: This Game Will Make You Want to Puke
Here’s a fun concept for a video game… you’re stuck in a maze and the only way out is to puke all over the place. That’s the basic concept behind Spewer. In this indie physics-based game from Eli Piilonen and Edmund McMillan, you play a test subject caught in a variety of devious puzzles, and your only method of escape is to barf your guts out so you can float your way out of the maze.

Tetris Friends: All Tetris, All the Time

Tetris Friends: All Tetris, All the Time
Like Tetris? Then you’ll love this website that features all the Tetris you can handle – 24-hours-a-day, 7 -days-a-week, 365-days-a-year. Tetris Friends is an online gaming experience that offers a bunch of Flash-based variants on the classic puzzler by Alexey Pajitnov.

Homebrew NES Puzzle Quest Clone Lines It Up Old School

Homebrew NES Puzzle Quest Clone Lines It Up Old School
Puzzle Quest is almost universally recognized as an addictive phenomenon, the kind of game that sinks its claws into your face and doesn’t let go until your fingers start threatening to fall the hell off. But there’s really not much to the visuals, and that seems to be part of the motivation behind a recent homebrew takeoff… that was written for the NES.

3.5-Inch Floppy Disks Get New Life as Jacob’S Ladder Toy

3.5-Inch Floppy Disks Get New Life as Jacob’S Ladder Toy
Remember those wooden Jacob’s Ladder toys you played with when you were a kid? You know, the kind where you flip the top block over, and then all of the other clacky blocks flip over on themselves? 

Trash Panic: PS3 Gomibako Finally Gets a U.S. Release

Trash Panic: PS3 Gomibako Finally Gets a U.S. Release
A while back, I told you guys about a strange little PS3 puzzle game out of Japan called Gomibako. At the time, there was no indication that the oddball trash-stacking game would ever have any hope of making it stateside.

Popular Puzzler/Platformer Braid Bursts Onto Mac

Popular Puzzler/Platformer Braid Bursts Onto Mac
One of the most critically acclaimed games of the last year, Braid, is getting new life in the form of a Mac release. The layered platformer was released initially last fall atop a wave of hype–and most believe Braid delivered.

Piece Together Jigsaw Puzzles on the Nintendo Ds

Piece Together Jigsaw Puzzles on the Nintendo Ds
Sometimes, the fact that the Nintendo DS is region-free really comes in handy, even for folks who can’t read a single Japanese character. You don’t have to read a thing to do jigsaw puzzles so long as you can make your way through the menus.

Nintendo Ds Finally Gets a Katamari Game… Sort of

Nintendo Ds Finally Gets a Katamari Game… Sort of
Nintendo DS devotees have long hoped for a Katamary Damacy game on the versatile handheld, and since every other company in the history of gaming has jumped on the trend of remaking games for the current handhelds, it’s long been a disappointment that the franchise has been absent from Nintendo’s juggernaut.

Tetris Machine: the Blocks Get Real

Tetris Machine: the Blocks Get Real
This collaboration between UK mixed-media artist Chrissie MacDonald and photographer Dominic Lee envisions what Tetris might look like on some newfangled 3-dimensional computing platform that uses physical blocks to let you play the classic Russian puzzler.

3 X 3 X 1 Rubik’S Cube is Just a Wee Bit Too Easy to Solve

3 X 3 X 1 Rubik’S Cube is Just a Wee Bit Too Easy to Solve
If you thought that 7 x 7 x 7 Rubik’s Cube was a little too difficult for your tiny brain, what with its 1.95 * (10^160) permutations, have I got a deal for you. This 3 x 3 x 1 Rubik’s Cube (aka the “Floppy Cube”) is so simple that your cat should be able to solve it – with one paw tied behind its back.

Rubik’s Cube Lamp: Puzzling That Nobody has Made These Yet

Rubik’s Cube Lamp: Puzzling That Nobody has Made These Yet
The Rubik’s Cube started out its humble life as a simple little plastic puzzle. But over the years it’s found its way into everything from alarm clocks, to the technabob mascot to crazy viral videos. But this could be my favorite use for a Rubik’s Cube yet.

Tetris Bracelet: Your Bricks Are on My Wrist

Tetris Bracelet: Your Bricks Are on My Wrist
Retro gamer girls – here’s a fun accessory that lets you wear your 8-bit fanaticism on your sleeve (or at least on your wrist). This handmade Tetris resin bracelet is embellished with a scene from the classic block-stacking puzzler.

Gomibako for PS3: Like Tetris With Trash

Gomibako for PS3: Like Tetris With Trash
I love my PS3, and I love a good game of Tetris, but unlike Oscar the Grouch, I don’t know if I can say that I love trash. Still, this offbeat new game in the works combines all three into a single, juicy delicious morsel of gaming that could be the most addictive garbage collection game this side of Katamari Damacy.

V-Cube 5x5x5, 6x6x6, 7x7x7: Like Rubik’s Cubes on Crank

V-Cube 5x5x5, 6x6x6, 7x7x7: Like Rubik’s Cubes on Crank
I had enough problems trying to solve the original Rubik’s Cube. Heck, I was often tempted to just peel all the colored stickers off and place them on the proper sides of the cube whenever I got frustrated with the damned thing.

Where to Put Your Money in This Bear Market

Where to Put Your Money in This Bear Market
I read a news story the other day that whenever the economy is in the crapper, sales of safes shoot through the roof. I guess its better than putting your money under the mattress, right? Here’s a crazy safe that should keep all but the most devious of thieves away from your stash.