Category Archives: Flash

A Truly Amazing Animation

Wow, I’m simply stunned. Just follow the link and enjoy this superb piece: Animator vs Animation. And here is the sequel: Animator vs Animation II.

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Fantastic Online Riddle: Ouverture Facile

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Here’s an online riddle with a difference: Ouverture Facile. The difference is instead of those usual static images (as in with most online riddles) Ouverture Facile added some really good Flash element. Have a go and you’re sure to get addicted. More Online Riddles here.

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Tough Puzzle Game: Double Maze

This game is so simple, so addictive and so difficult. I guess that adds up to a near perfect game; Double Maze.

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In Double Maze there’s a two 6*6 grid. The idea is to take your balls and get them to the exit point. The catch is that you control both balls simultaneously and even the first level may get to tough. I have sneaking suspicion that we’ll seeing lots of Double Maze clones in near future.

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Flash Games: Best Of The Best

Here’s my round-up for the flash games I like most. For the sake of brevity I’ve also included my past entries.

doublejeu-200-x-222.jpgDouble Jeu : This game is just fantastic. Many people will define it as “time waster” but I just cannot do that. Your aim is to keep the ball in the bottom half in balance while trying to handle ball in the upper half with your pad (as in pong). Your mouse controls both objects at the same time. My current record is a tad above 29 seconds and I doubt that anybody will ever be over 40-50 seconds range. I even plan it to give it to my students as term project for flash class.

24 December update: My new record is 40.193 seconds

throwpaper.jpgThrow Paper : Simple and addictive. You try to send the paper-made-ball into the bin taking the wind into account.

26 December update: My new record is 17 consecutive hits.

binballwizard.jpgBinball Wizard : The idea behind Binball Wizard is similar to Throw Paper but the setting is more complicated. This time you’re in an office the ball you throw can actually bounce when it hits the object in the office.

shufflethepenguin.jpgShuffle The Penguin : Yet another game on the same theme but this time trying to send the penguin into that hole.

turbochargedpenguins-200-x-152.jpgTurbo-charged Penguins : Excellent game play. Very addictive.

24 December update: My new height is 1374.90 meters.

yetisports-200-x-114.jpgYeti Sports : An addictive classic. Fly my penguin, fly high…

snowcraft1.jpgSnow Craft : Playing snowball has never been so good (except in real life, of course!)

copter.jpgCopter : A classic one-button oldie but still great whenever you have a minute or two to spare

cursorthief.jpgCursor Thief : Fun to play. Your aim is to avoid your cursor from the guy who has many tricks to catch it.

drawplay.jpgDraw Play : Excellent time-waster. You’re trying to reach from the start point to the target but it’s you who draws the path.

pendulumeca.jpgPendulumeca : If you envy spiderman lose no time.

kumonecko.jpgKumonecko : You control a very cute looking pixel-cat. Starts easy then gets a bit tough.

nekojuppiki.jpgNekojuppiki : Combination of Lemmings and creative game-play. Gets difficult pretty quickly. Be sure to check out the other games from Neko Games.

rolypoly.jpgRoly Poly : Creative UI. Instead of moving your cute hedgehoggish creature you rotate the canvas.

tuberacer.jpgTube Racer : Fun time-waster. Not easy at all.

poom.jpgPoom : Addictive, easy looking but very difficult to make a good score.

n.jpgN : Incredible physics game.

boarddots.jpgBoard Dots : Addictive logic game.

blueprint.jpgBlueprint : Good logic game similar to The Incredible Machine.

paths.jpgPaths : Another fine logic game.

troyis.jpgTroyis : A superb logic game where you move with a knight as in chess.

Games that already mentioned in this very blog:

Scribble

Double Wires

Sling, Missile 3D, Winterbells

Line Rider 2

Samorost 2

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Flash + Superb Graphics = Samorost 2

Here’s a flash game with really good graphics: Samorost 2. Whether you like the game or now the graphics simply attract you for more.

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As the name suggests this game is sequel to the one of the greatest flash games, Samorost. In the first chapter, which is free online, you try to rescue a cute dog from the aliens. The second chapter, which is a pay-for-play download ($6.90 USD), continues at the point of the first chapter’s cliffhanger ending. What you receive is a zip archive of the entire Samorost 2 game, including both chapters, for a seamless interactive experience.

As with the first, each level in Samorost 2 contains puzzles that must be solved to advance the main character through the adventure. A puzzle usually consists of clicking on an object to activate, a creature to perform an action, or a location to move to. Some puzzles require multiple actions to be performed; some in a particular sequence, and others with precise timing. And while none of the puzzles are very difficult, there are a couple that will require thought and reasoning to work out what must be done.

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It’s Official: Line Rider 2

I’ve introduced you to Line Rider some time ago. A wonderful game which started as a school project has become a hype. Tens of mods appeared immediately. This week the official follow-up has been anounced: Line Rider 2.

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The follow-up includes some notable improvements. And here is the real news; game will soon be available for both the Nintendo DS and Nintendo Wii. I’m very happy in behalf of the Slovenian creator, Bostjan Cadez for he proved that good, creative, work is always rewarded.

As you will notice there’s contest for the best ride now. Expect to see hundredes of fans uploading their work everyday.

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IQ Tests & Job Interview Questions

Cross the river

It’s rumoured that the following riddle is used to asked during job interviews in Japan:

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The rules are fairly easy. A mother, a father, two girls, two boys, a policeman and a convict are to cross the river with a boat. The conditions are:

  • The convict cannot be alone with any member of the family without the policeman.
  • The father cannot be with the daugther(s) if the mother is not there.
  • The mother cannot be with the boy(s) if the father is not there.
  • Only the father, the mother and the policeman know how to sail the boat (so one of them should be on the boat on each crossing)
  • The boat holds at most 2 people.

Good luck!

IQ Test

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Well, I have no intention to test your IQ. Rather, you’ll have a chance to test how careless you are. To go to the flash page click here.

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