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Puzzles

Hapland 2

Given the amount of time wasted on Hapland in my previous post, I thought it’s about time to start a new post for Hapland 2 — basically the same sort of thing, but more complicated! Be warned, it took me about twice as long to do as the first one. But there are lots of […]

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Puzzles

Hapland, or; How To Waste Half an Hour

Hapland is an excellent little Flash puzzle-game I’ve just found, although it must have been around for a while as there’s now a Hapland 2. It took me quite a while to solve it, but as I’m normally incredibly prone to giving up in disgust at tough puzzles, it’s a tribute to its fun-ness that […]

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Puzzles

River puzzle

Stumbled across this fiendish puzzle — I don’t have the patience to work it out, anyone else do better than that? (Without writing a program to solve it, wimble… oh OK then, you can if you like…)

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Play-by-Web

Quick plug for games

As many of you know, I run a bunch of (free) play-by-Web games on one of my sites. I just wanted to get a quick plug in for those of you who don’t know! They’re turn-based simple strategy games running at one turn per day, which typically take just a minute or two tops to […]

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Puzzles

A puzzle

A mathematical (sort of) puzzle to help you while away your lunchbreak. I haven’t worked out the answer yet myself, so if you beat me to it, you can have at least one kudo, maybe more.

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PBM

Bizarre work-related email of the day

Every now and then I get emails relating to Ixion’s Wheel, a PBM RPG that we used to run some years ago.

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Tabletop role-playing

The Game of the Book

I spent this weekend role-playing in a rather unusual campaign.