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#301 Post by Agrajag » 16 Jan 2010, 14:56

knarf wrote:
Nunis wrote:Cool, although will probably make you queasy.

http://firstpersontetris.com/
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Found myself hoping for squares :lol:
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#302 Post by justdrewit » 22 Jan 2010, 11:37

Man, what is happenin'? Long time, no see.

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#303 Post by Agrajag » 24 Jan 2010, 22:38

Wasn't too impressed with my 70/100 until I saw the results page... 98th percentile :banana:

Neat find!
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#304 Post by alan smithee » 16 Mar 2010, 00:16

It's such a fine line between stupid and clever.

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#305 Post by Agrajag » 16 Mar 2010, 20:24

alan smithee wrote:Rubik's Light Speed
33 on my first try... pretty fun
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#306 Post by JJ » 18 Mar 2010, 06:45

Agrajag wrote:
alan smithee wrote:Rubik's Light Speed
33 on my first try... pretty fun
Seems kind of dumb, unless there's some strategy I'm missing:

If dot - space*; else R (look for dot)
If dot - space; else R (look for dot)
If dot - space; else R (look for dot)
If dot - space; else U (look for dot)
If dot - space; else U U space
Repeat


* This step may be unnecessary; I didn't play enough to notice if you could start on a dot.
La la la la la.

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Re: Online Games

#307 Post by alan smithee » 18 Mar 2010, 11:14

JJ wrote:
Agrajag wrote:
alan smithee wrote:Rubik's Light Speed
33 on my first try... pretty fun
Seems kind of dumb, unless there's some strategy I'm missing:

If dot - space*; else R (look for dot)
If dot - space; else R (look for dot)
If dot - space; else R (look for dot)
If dot - space; else U (look for dot)
If dot - space; else U U space
Repeat


* This step may be unnecessary; I didn't play enough to notice if you could start on a dot.
That was my exact strategy.
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#308 Post by » 19 Mar 2010, 12:33

When work gets slow I've been playing some http://www.wizard101.com lately. I would never go so far as to call it cool or anything but I have really enjoyed using it to pass the time.
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#309 Post by Steel Frog » 22 Mar 2010, 20:56

A² wrote:When work gets slow I've been playing some http://www.wizard101.com lately. I would never go so far as to call it cool or anything but I have really enjoyed using it to pass the time.
Meh. I just want to get to the part where you put on your robe and wizard hat.

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#310 Post by alan smithee » 23 Mar 2010, 00:41

Steel Frog wrote:
A² wrote:When work gets slow I've been playing some http://www.wizard101.com lately. I would never go so far as to call it cool or anything but I have really enjoyed using it to pass the time.
Meh. I just want to get to the part where you put on your robe and wizard hat.
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#311 Post by You Know, for Kids » 24 Mar 2010, 08:52

It's not your typical online game, but I've found myself enjoying Hockey Arena - it's a sim of managing your own hockey club where you control a team of 20-50 players with daily matches against others in your league. Like fantasy hockey with fake players where you control their development.

I saw an Alfred Hitchcock on the player market some weeks ago and regret not picking him up.

Anyway, if anyone else is interested in this sort of thing and wants some help with it, I'd be happy to help out.
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#312 Post by alan smithee » 28 Mar 2010, 12:50

It's such a fine line between stupid and clever.

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#313 Post by Agrajag » 28 Mar 2010, 20:34

alan smithee wrote:colliderix
Well that killed about an hour...
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#314 Post by alan smithee » 02 Apr 2010, 13:35

It's such a fine line between stupid and clever.

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#315 Post by Agrajag » 03 Apr 2010, 12:41

alan smithee wrote:continuity
Fun game, although I must be missing something -- some levels seem to line up but the game won't let you move from screen to screen (left to right or top to bottom)
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#316 Post by alan smithee » 03 Apr 2010, 15:04

Agrajag wrote:
alan smithee wrote:continuity
Fun game, although I must be missing something -- some levels seem to line up but the game won't let you move from screen to screen (left to right or top to bottom)
Are you sure the black and white perfectly match up? (I never noticed the problem you mention, though it's always possible that I just never came across the particular matching you note.)
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#317 Post by Agrajag » 03 Apr 2010, 15:30

alan smithee wrote:
Agrajag wrote:
alan smithee wrote:continuity
Fun game, although I must be missing something -- some levels seem to line up but the game won't let you move from screen to screen (left to right or top to bottom)
Are you sure the black and white perfectly match up? (I never noticed the problem you mention, though it's always possible that I just never came across the particular matching you note.)
I've only played it for a few minutes, and maybe I looked at some of the left-right paths a little too quickly and there was a slight incline.

But why does the simple path down kill you on this level
Continuity.JPG
(besides the fact that this is how the level starts and there's really no logic to complete the level with no movement)

And even later in the same level -- do my eyes deceive me or shouldn't this be an open path?
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#318 Post by Agrajag » 03 Apr 2010, 15:33

After playing a few other longer levels, I realize the game is called "Continuity" not "Find the Shortest Path"

In each of my above examples, yes the path I'm following looks right, but other portions of the screen do not create continuity.

:iws:
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#319 Post by JJ » 03 Apr 2010, 19:27

Nice game in the "interesting but not too hard and just long enough where you finish right before you get tired of it" category.
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#320 Post by alan smithee » 03 Apr 2010, 19:55

JJ wrote:Nice game in the "interesting but not too hard and just long enough where you finish right before you get tired of it" category.
:green:
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#321 Post by Agrajag » 11 Jun 2010, 21:26

Idiot Test decent distraction for 3 minutes
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#322 Post by Scruluce » 12 Jun 2010, 22:54

Agrajag wrote:
Wasn't too impressed with my 70/100 until I saw the results page... 98th percentile :banana:

Neat find!
83rd percentile for me ... don't remember the count ... just under half i think. a few I missed that i really shouldn't have.
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#323 Post by Scruluce » 12 Jun 2010, 23:08

alan smithee wrote:
JJ wrote:
Agrajag wrote:
alan smithee wrote:Rubik's Light Speed
33 on my first try... pretty fun
Seems kind of dumb, unless there's some strategy I'm missing:

If dot - space*; else R (look for dot)
If dot - space; else R (look for dot)
If dot - space; else R (look for dot)
If dot - space; else U (look for dot)
If dot - space; else U U space
Repeat


* This step may be unnecessary; I didn't play enough to notice if you could start on a dot.
That was my exact strategy.
Mine was the inverse of yours ... U, U, U, R, R ...
36 first try
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#324 Post by bratzks » 13 Jun 2010, 08:46

scruluce wrote:
Agrajag wrote:
Wasn't too impressed with my 70/100 until I saw the results page... 98th percentile :banana:

Neat find!
83rd percentile for me ... don't remember the count ... just under half i think. a few I missed that i really shouldn't have.
89th (54)
Of course how many I knew is greater than how many I was actually able to type in.
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#325 Post by Scruluce » 13 Jun 2010, 17:10

bratzks wrote:
scruluce wrote:
Agrajag wrote:
Wasn't too impressed with my 70/100 until I saw the results page... 98th percentile :banana:

Neat find!
83rd percentile for me ... don't remember the count ... just under half i think. a few I missed that i really shouldn't have.
89th (54)
Of course how many I knew is greater than how many I was actually able to type in.
The trick is to type while the video plays, and not be afraid to pause if needed. :mishchief:
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