Org.Org 2
Org.Org 2 is an odd point'n'click game with an equally odd name. The most disappointing thing is it's very short, although I suspect the ending I reached, I drank the liquid and saw the light, isn't the only one. See what you make of it [via flash gamez].

Entry 1474, Saturday, November 5th 2005, Filed In Games

Quest In The Dark
Quest In The Dark is an absolutely lovely point'n'click game with only two small things stopping it being perfect. #1: As the 'talking' is in Japanese (I think) I can't understand it - but this doesn't seem to be too much of a problem. #2: It's just soooo cute that the game play is constantly interrupted by you having to pause and say "ahh how sweet", and people looking over your shoulder and saying how the way the little girl walks is "just too cute" [subbed by tia & eb].

Entry 1473, Friday, November 4th 2005, Filed In Games

Sancho's Island
Sancho's Island is the point'n'read point'n'click adventure that tells the true story of Don Quijote de la Mancha. You can play without registering, but if you don't, you won't be able to save your games. I'd also recommend having your reading glasses handy, and being a fan of bad harpsichord music would probably be useful too. Looks great though [subbed by Jackie].

Entry 1472, Friday, November 4th 2005, Filed In Games

Leon & The Magic Sturgeon
Your name is Leon and you're sister is ill with an incurable terminal illness... the only thing that may cure her is touching the magical sturgeon, which is lost somewhere on a remote island. Such is the unlikely story of Leon & The Magic Sturgeon, which wins an award for most bizarre plot in a point'n'click game [slapped subbed by kate].

Entry 1471, Friday, November 4th 2005, Filed In Games

Courage The Cowardly Dog
As an antidote to George And the Demon, i.e. if you don't like all the swearing, Courage The Cowardly Dog does the trick. It's a very cute kids' point'n'click adventure. Well actually you have to use the keyboard more than pointing and clicking, but it's the same sort of game. Enjoy [subbed by adam].

Entry 1470, Thursday, November 3rd 2005, Filed In Games

George And The Demon
Ok, first up, before I go any further, despite the childish looking graphics George And The Demon has some fairly adult language in it. So if you are easily offended, a bit young, or your boss is looking over your shoulder - don't bother. If you do want to play, George And The Demon involves you controling George after he's summoned up a demon and it's all gone a bit wrong (who would have thought?). George swears, the demon swears, and most people you meet swear. It's kind of a point'n'click'n'swear game [subbed by Kara].

Entry 1469, Thursday, November 3rd 2005, Filed In Games

Jamie Kane
Before Adam and (what I assume to be) the BBC viral marketing department do themselves an injury pleading with me to post the Jamie Kane 'mystery', I thought I better comply, so here it is. If you don't know what it is - it's kind of a fluffy, lovely, ARG, wrapped up and presented slickly by the BBC. If you don't know what an ARG is - well you soon will do if you start playing. I don't think you'll be getting books in the post, or hunting for clues in libraries, but there's fun to be had none the less.

Entry 1468, Wednesday, November 2nd 2005, Filed In Games

The Quest For Ikambokem
And the award for "worst graphics in a point'n'click game" goes to... The Quest For Ikambokem. Having to go back to the beginning when you screw up is a bit irritating too, but hey, other than that it's ok, and we do like to point'n'click don't we? [subbed by tafkam]

Entry 1467, Wednesday, November 2nd 2005, Filed In Games

I've not really had a chance to use it in anger yet, but the Internet Explorer Developer Toolbar (Beta) looks kind of useful for web development - especially for people like me who do a lot of IE centric development for Intranets (I'm guessing you'd need FF and Opera developer toolbars as well to do this thing really seriously). Anyway, what does it offer:
  • Explore and modify the document object model (DOM) of a Web page.
  • Locate and select specific elements on a Web page through a variety of techniques.
  • Selectively disable Internet Explorer settings.
  • View HTML object class names, ID's, and details such as link paths, tab index values, and access keys.
  • Outline tables, table cells, images, or selected tags.
  • Validate HTML, CSS, WAI, and RSS Web feed links.
  • Display image dimensions, file sizes, path information, and alternate (ALT) text.
  • Immediately resize the browser window to a new resolution.
  • Selectively clear the browser cache and saved cookies. Choose from all objects or those associated with a given domain.
  • Choose direct links to W3C specification references, the Internet Explorer team weblog (blog), and other resources.
  • Display a fully featured design ruler to help accurately align objects on your pages.
Not too shabby really. This could possibly join the list of tools I use everyday. Nice.

Entry 1466, Wednesday, November 2nd 2005, Filed In Stuff

The Last Half Of Darkness
Some post halloween spookiness for you in The Last Half Of Darkness, an eerie point'n'click adventure. I think the supposed spooky atmosphere would be boosted a bit by the addition of some sound, unless it's just not working on the PC I'm at, which is perfectly possible, although I'm guessing to get sound you have to buy the full version which gets advertised alongside this freebie on-line version. I won't be rushing out to buy it I'm afraid. Well, actually, I'm not afraid, more to the point [via nordinho].

Entry 1465, Tuesday, November 1st 2005, Filed In Games

I'm totally addicted to this game. Guess what word was googled in Guess-The-Google by looking at google's image results. Points for guessing right, and doing it quickly, up to a maximum of 400 if my maths is right. I'm up to 311 so far, but I'm still trying, what's your best score? [subbed by lynn]

Entry 1464, Saturday, October 29th 2005, Filed In Games

Light Saber 2
It's really hard to capture the fun of Light Saber 2 in a screen grab, and as you can see I completely failed, but it really is good, especially if you've ever wanted to wield a light saber and show the world your Jedi skillz. Not that I have. That would be sad. But just in case you want to, here it is [via op-pop].

Entry 1463, Friday, October 28th 2005, Filed In Games

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