Review: Bookworm

Game: Bookworm Language: Java Category: Puzzle / Wordgame Tested on: Debian Linux + Firefox Rating: 4 out of 5 Offered by: Popcap Games (link) It’s been a while since I did some reviews, so lets do some catching up. Lately I’ve been angling toward wordgames, and I had remembered playing Bookworm before, so I ranRead More

Review: Warzone 3

It’s been a while since I found some new games to play, but rummaging around, I’ve come across Java Gameplay. They’ve got a series of nice games in the “Nice to kill a half hour” variety. What’s nice is they’ve kept older versions of the games online so you can see the sort of evolutionRead More

Review: Goldstrike

Game: Goldstrike Language: Flash Category: Puzzle / Arcade Tested on: Debian Linux + Firefox Rating: 3 out of 5 Offered by: Flash Arcade (link) Goldstrike is sort of a cross between tetris and Frood. The object is to knock out continguous colored blocks in a wall that is slowly advancing toward you. Your character doesRead More

Review: Cubis

Game: Cubis Language: Java Category: Puzzle Tested on: Debian Linux + Firefox Rating: 4 out of 5 Offered by: Yahoo Games (link) Cubis is not a new game. I ran across it a year or two ago while trying to find games for my mom’s Mac, noted it was a Java game, and decided toRead More

Review: Jewel Quest

Language: Java Category: Puzzle Tested on: Debian Linux + Firefox Rating: 2 out of 5 Offered by: Yahoo Games (link) The world is full of gem-matching games. Since Popcap did their screamingly successful Bejeweled game lo these many years ago, zillions of folks have written similar “make 3 more of these thingies in a row”Read More