Category Archives: Games

When work really is play!

I’ve been working with computers for a really long time–and almost from the very beginning, people who do work with computers have also been using those computers to play games. Up to now, it’s just been a dream to imagine … Continue reading

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More fun and games (and some learning?)

Casual gaming is very big these days, and my current favorite is Bloxorz. But if that’s not to your taste, here are some links/games that you might prefer: In case you never played Asteroids, here’s a game that kind of … Continue reading

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Mesmerizing little toys…

Have you ever played with a kaleidoscope? They’re pretty cool, but you can make your own simulated, online kaleidoscope with this or this. When I get a chance, I’m going to dig deeper into the source, zefrank.com. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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Hands-on virtual physics lab–it's Phun!

This could be the Coolest science toy ever; check out that video! I know the kids are going to like this kind of thing. You can download the software (it’s beta, so it might not work perfectly; it’s also available … Continue reading

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Papercraft Miniatures Bug Strategy Game

If you like miniatures games, papercraft, and coloring, keep your eyes on Papercrafted‘s upcoming release, Big Big Battles. It looks pretty neat: you cut out and color in the playing pieces, and the rules sound intriguing. For more updates, information … Continue reading

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More Math Games and Fun

Here’s a neat place to find math fun: Wild About Math! Sol Lederman, a guy who just loves math, shares things like 8 really fun paper and pencil Math games as well as reviews of math texts and math blogs, … Continue reading

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Games, games, games. And fun!

Here are some more interesting gaming links I’ve run across over the past few weeks: Turret Defense Games is the place to go if you want to find out more about turret defense games and where you can find some … Continue reading

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Casual Gaming

People enjoy games: we’ve got a bunch of handhelds and a couple of consoles, with plenty of games, but the boys still enjoy going online and gaming on the web. It turns out that there’s an actual name for these … Continue reading

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Fun with Math

Think you’re a math whiz? Not so sure? This one is tough: World’s Hardest Easy Geometry Problem. It’s easy, because it’s simple–but it’s not so easy. Everything you need to know to solve it is included on that page, but … Continue reading

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Point and click fun

Do you remember point and click gaming? You know, like old Freddy Fish et al style PC games you might have played as a little kid (or played with your little kid). You move your arrow/mouse pointer over a frame, … Continue reading

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