Category: Game

  • Jumanji board game

    Jumanji board game

    Jumanji is a board game loosely based on the 1995 Robin Williams movie. The game has a simple board and a series of physical challenges, such as “cross the room while blindfolded” or “think of twenty animals you might see in the jungle” or “tell a story about escaping from a pack of rhinos”.

  • Orb.farm

    Orb.farm

    Orb.farm is a free virtual aquarium app/game/toy. The interface is familiar to anyone who has played one of the many ‘sandbox’ games over the past thirty years or so, where you release particles of sand, water, fish, etc. into a virtual environment.

  • The Evolution of Trust

    The Evolution of Trust

    The Evolution of Trust is “an interactive guide to the game theory of why & how we trust each other”, according to the creator. It’s a game, of sorts, but even more it’s a deep and rich, yet simple and easy learning interface, that teaches concepts about psychology, specifically the concepts used in the AIs in games.

  • Photosynthesis game

    Photosynthesis game

    Photosynthesis is a unique and beautiful boardgame for between 1 and 4 players that puts players in the role of managing a forest with limited resources.

  • Isle of Tune

    Isle of Tune is an online music-creation toy that lets you create looping rhythms and songs by placing paths and other objects for little cars to drive around, activating the sounds.

  • Flickgame

    Flickgame

    What is it: Flickgame is a very stripped-down interface for creating very stripped-down ‘games’, or at least, interactive experiences. Who is it for: Flickgame is for kids who are curious about making games but aren’t quite ready for interfaces such as MIT’s Scratch. Flickgame is also for people who want to very quickly sketch out […]

  • Lovot and Neko Donut Room

    Lovot and Neko Donut Room

    What is it: Lovot and Neko Donut Room are two free web games with interfaces simple enough for young kids to use, but with puzzle-solving sophisticated enough for older kids to enjoy. Who is it for: Lovot and Neko Donut Room are for just about anyone (adults included) who enjoy quick little online games. There […]

  • Townscaper

    What is it: Townscaper is a very fun and relaxing town-building toy. It’s not really a game since there is no objective. The interface is extremely simple and intuitive. From the game page: Build quaint island towns with curvy streets, small hamlets, soaring cathedrals, canal networks, or sky cities on stilts. Build the town your […]

  • My Singing Monsters

    What is it: My Singing Monsters is a game where the player collects and breeds monsters, each of which sings different sounds. Monsters’ voices combine to create unique songs. Players can edit the songs of more advanced monsters. Who is it for: My Singing Monsters is simple enough that kids as young as 4 can […]

  • Aground

    What is it: From the creator’s page: One of the last human survivors, you find yourself stranded on an uninhabited island. With a few other victims of the crash, can you craft, mine, and build your way to survival? Survival is only the beginning. The only way for humanity to have a future is to […]