Archive for category Puzzle Games
Puzzle games, especially mathematical types of puzzle games, are known to improve the ability of our brains as we have to use our brains to figure out the puzzle. Some schools even encourage their students to play puzzle games. Various types of free puzzle games are available online for players to choose from.
Minesweeper is one of the most well-known computer puzzle games, since it comes free with every computer. A player is presented with lots of small squares where a certain number of bombs are hidden. The objective of the game is to find out where those bombs are hidden. The game is over once all the bombs are found. The game is lost when a player clicks on a square that has a bomb hidden in it.
Sudoku is one of the best known and most popular mathematical types of puzzle games. This game can be found in a number of game portals, as well as books that consist solely of Sudoku games. In addition, numerous newspapers worldwide have published free puzzle games like Sudoku, throughout the years. Read the rest of this entry »
When we were children, me, my brother and sister would sit in the family room and do jigsaw puzzles. I don’t want to say exactly how old I am, (my mainly salt and little pepper beard gives a good indication), but back then there was no such thing as cable television. There were only 4 channels that were hard to get, even though you tried positioning the antenna a thousand different ways. You had to be able to make your own entertainment and our family’s favorite was jigsaw puzzles.
My brother and I would make a contest of it, while my sister would calmly find the pieces and fit them into the puzzle. She always completed more of the puzzle than we did, but that didn’t stop us from proclaiming that we had done the most to complete the puzzle.
Now, instead of buying puzzles at the store, I put them together online. I have to tell you, of all the advanced technology out there, the ones that have been put into puzzle games amaze me the most. These are interactive puzzles that allow you to drag the pieces around the screen to form it. It may sound boring, but nothing could be farther from the truth. Read the rest of this entry »