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”.
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 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.
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 […]
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 […]
Prodigy math game
What is it Prodigy is an online game that relies on math to engage in battles with fantasy creatures. The game is a MORPG (multiplayer online role-playing game) and there is a limited social element where players can interact with other players. The game is free but the user is occasionally bombarded with in-game ads […]
Fireboy and Watergirl
What is it Fireboy and Watergirl is a series of five free collaborative/cooperative online 2d platformer games. One player uses the WAD keys to move Watergirl and the other uses the arrow keys to move Fireboy. Watergirl can’t touch fire and Fireboy can’t touch water. They have to help each other unlock doors in order […]