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Crappy Cat

A short time waster, Crappy Cat isn’t the kind of flash game that rewards dexterity and reflexes, but instead curiosity and morbidity.

Crappy Cat

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Fantastic Contraption

Warning: The following link leads to an extremely addicting flash game. Luckily there are only 20 levels and then you can go to sleep. At least, that’s what I did.

Fantastic Contraption.

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Google Lively

I tried out Google’s new Second-Life clone, Lively. Never having played Second-Life, I’m not so sure what all the fuss is about, but just for kicks, embedded below is my Lively virtual room.

Update: Lively has been shut down.

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Type Racer

Here’s a fun distraction for your Friday: Sign in, wait for the green light, and type as fast as you can.

Typeracer.com.

I did pretty well with my average 65wpm speed.

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Head Tracking Wii Hack

Even better than the homemade touch screen hack, Johnny Lee has come up with a head tracking hack that could certainly be turned into many REALLY cool games.


[Head Tracking for Desktop VR Displays using the WiiRemote – YouTube]

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Incredible Wiimote Hack Creates Multitouch Display

Using a couple of homemade infrared pens, a Wiimote, and some software he wrote, Johnny Chung Lee of Carnegie Mellon University has come up with, what must be, the coolest Nintendo Wii hack ever. Since the Wii tracks IR lights, Lee found that practically any surface — a projector screen, a tabletop, an LCD screen — could be turned into a multi-touch screen reminiscent of the iPod Touch or Microsoft Surface.


[Low-Cost Multi-touch Whiteboard using the Wiimote – YouTube]

For those do-it-yourself types out there, the software can be downloaded here.

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Dice Stacking

Would you like to see something that looks like a trick, but is actually not a trick?


[Dice Stacking – YouTube]


[Dice stacking – Youtube]

Yes, it’s real.

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Desktop Tower Defense Interview

Paul Preece, creator of Desktop Tower Defense, shares some inside info about his tremendously popular game in a recent interview. He claims to be making nearly $100,000 a year in ad revenue.

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The Top Ten best 8-bit Games

Check out the top ten best 8-bit games as rated by the Game Trailer Countdown. A couple of my favorite 8-bit games, Tetris and Excitebike, didn’t make the cut, but the GT list does have some classics.

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African Name Game

Think you know the world around you? Try naming all 53 countries of the African continent in 10 minutes, in my latest naming game:
53 African Countries in 10 Minutes. Good luck.