Friday, 29 May 2009

Hook Me Up A New Revolution.

Penguins are great. There's no disputing that. However, I'm sure it's a continual embarrassment to them that they can't fly. Well, there's one penguin who has had enough, god-dangit. He is the protagonist in today's plinx game, which is called Learn To Fly.

Now, Rome wasn't built in a day, and no-one expects you to be airborne on day one, either. In fact, you have as many days as you like to refine your skills. Each time you launch yourself off the icy slope, you'll earn cash based on how far, how high and how fast you flew. You can use these 'research funds' to buy upgrades, from dull stuff like ramp height and air resistance, to cool stuff like gliders and jetpacks!

Anyways, it's fun and when you really start to soar, it feels pretty good. So go play it already!

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

I Didn't Mean It, Colin.

Hello, sorry for the radio silence lately. I've been on my travels. Back now though with a link that wasn't even found by me. Terrible slacking, I know. My good friend Andy showed me this trailer:

The film, as I'm sure you've just seen, is called Colin and it's a zombie film shown from the perspective of one of the shambling undead. An interesting concept. It looks remarkably impressive too, considering that the budget was only £45! Hopefully I'll be able to find somewhere to see this. You should try too. More info on the film at the production company's website HERE.

Monday, 18 May 2009

170 P on a U B.

Evening. I feel like I've been a bit dumbed down lately. Games about vomit, videos of people playing with brightly coloured balls, bogus news stories about a 'zombie virus'.
Well, today that's going to change. You've gotta think!

It's an intelligence test. Basically, there will be some sentences like the one in the title of this post where the main words have been reduced to just their first letter. The example given is '24 H in a D' which is, of course '24 Hours in a Day' (let me know in the comments if you've figured out what the post title one is).

Right. Here you go, thicky.
The Intelligence Test.
Get to it. I managed 30 of the 33 there.

If you fancy a few more, harder ones. There are 4 more parts. Here are the links, along with my current scores.

Part 2. (16/24)
Part 3. (9/20)
Part 4. (8/18)
Part 5. (Not started this one yet!)

Saturday, 16 May 2009

Vom Nom Nom

Sometimes I get a little bit carried away. The excitement of presenting the shining diamonds in the rough we call 'internet' gets to me and I have a tendency to blather.
Today, I say without hyperbole, that I have found the best puzzle platform game involving vomiting copiously, then eating it again... ever!

It would not be wise to make such claims without the link to back it up, so here you go:


50+ levels in which you play a little blob guy in a science lab experiment, discovering new abilities (all based on blowing chunks, then eating it of course), transforming to gain access to new sets of powers, and making your way to the exit. All under the scrutiny of a lab-coated mad scientist.

It's brilliant. Go play it.

Wednesday, 13 May 2009

More Balls.

More of those exercise balls, to be precise. They still baffle me. This is pretty cool though. Wonder how many times it didn't work out right!

Monday, 11 May 2009


Evening. Something a little different today. Instead of providing you with links to web games, I've got a chance to get some full downloadable games for free. These are games that would normally cost a fair bit, and they're free if you download them before the end of the month. There are four games on offer, I've downloaded two of them and they're both ace. I'll give you a bit of info on these two if you need some incentive.

The first one is Azada. It's a puzzle game that was voted the best of it's kind on the Big Fish website. It's a series of puzzles that are represented as pages in a book that contains the spirit of an adventurer called Titus. I'm fully aware of how lame this sounds, by the way. The fact is that you don't need to pay any attention to the story, you can just go through the puzzles, unlocking more as you progress. There are many, many flavours of puzzle and the majority feel really good to solve. I've been playing for about a week now, it's compelling.

Secondly, there is Hidden Expedition: Everest. This is a game of the 'hidden object' genre. What this means is that you will be tasked with finding a series of objects that are skillfully blended into the scenery. Having played loads of one-hour demos of this kind of game, I can attest to the fact that they're really bloody addictive.

Anyways, if either of these (or either of the other two on offer here, 'Fairway Solitaire' and 'Spa Mania') take your fancy. Instructions on how to claim your free downloads are HERE.

This is a heck of a deal. If you go for it, enjoy!

Normal Plinx service will be resumed shortly.

Thursday, 7 May 2009

Picture In Picture.

Hello, it's been a while since I showed you something pretty. Let's address that issue right now. Found somethig called Infinite Photograph. It's a National Geographic website which presents you with a lovely photo that you can click on, whereupon you will zoom in to see a representation of that section of the picture made up of lots and lots of little pictures. You dig?

Look, like this:

Nice, eh? You can keep on clicking and zooming, clicking and zooming and looking at spectacular photographs. It's lovely, calming and not a little hypnotic, so give it a try. Infinite Photograph.

Tuesday, 5 May 2009

Crush, Kill, Destroy.

Hey hey. Time to play a game. This one is called Crush the Castle and it's smashy, physics-enabled fun. Which is the best type of fun, of course. The objective is to use your trebuchet to knock over a series of castles, splatting everyone within. And who doesn't love doing that, right?! It takes a while to offer any serious challenge but there's a decent number of levels and the different types of ammo keep things interesting. Also, if you've blitzed through the main game, you can make your own levels. What more could you want?

So go ahead and Crush The Castle!